Instructions for issuing the IPPI Card


Issuing IPPI Card

The approved association that is the issuing authority for the IPPI Card can be the FAI member organization (usually a NAC) or its designated representative (usually a federation) or any association approved by CIVL.

  • All FAI member organization are allowed to issue IPPI Card.
  • CIVL may choose other associations responsible to issue the IPPI Card.
  • CIVL may request explanation on the price the IPPI Card is sold for.
  • CIVL may withdraw the right to issue the IPPI Card for any reason, including price abuse.

If the issuing authority is of a nation other than the applicant’s nationality, the nation of issuance must also be noted here.

The sample application form found on CIVL website is for the use of the issuing authorities only. No individual application can be made directly to the FAI using this form.

Pilots are invited to contact the issuing authority to obtain an IPPI card.

Issuing authority that wants to join the IPPI Card Programme, order or renew their stock of cards can get more information from the FAI Office.

Please contact:

Fédération Aéronautique Internationale - Maison du Sport International - Av. de Rhodanie 54 - 1005 Lausanne - Switzerland

Attention : Christine ROUSSON

Tel : +41 213 451 070 — Fax : +41 213 451 077


Per year

The issuing authority includes the appropriate IPPI logo on the pilot's national license. Logos for all level are available in colour or black and white here.


Per IPPI level

  • Preparation of the card: All entries should be made using a permanent, indelible marking method.
  • Pilot name: This entry should be the same as the name as shown on the pilot's national rating card.
  • SafePro Delta and/or SafePro Para rating: The rating assigned should be the rating equal to or less than the existing national rating held by the pilot.
  • Date of birth, Nationality, Sex: Self evident
  • Issuing authority: If the issuing authority is of a nation other than the applicant's nationality, the nation of issuance must also be noted here.
  • Date of issue: Self evident
  • National licence held: Enter name of proficiency rating currently held by the applicant. It must be issued by the issuing authority defined above.
  • Issuing authority signature: Signature of the individual authorized by the issuing authority to validate pilot proficiency.
  • Pilot signature: The pilot should sign here in the same manner as on his national licence or other identity documents.

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