The following associations have been recognised by BIPT:
For more information about the dates and locations of the next training sessions, please contact the association of your choice.
Congratulations! You were given a form at the end of your exam. Your first operator’s certificate is included in the price of the exam.
Now, you will have to choose a call sign.
If you have your own equipment, you will also need a station authorisation for it.
Attention: you must first have your operator’s certificate and/or authorisation before being allowed to emit and/or possess radio equipment.
Depending on the situation of the applicant, one or several of the following documents are necessary:
We will contact you via ordinary mail before the expiration date.
Make sure to always report any change in your contact details to us (according to regulation your data must always be up to date).
However, if BIPT has not contacted you two weeks before the expiration date, please contact us as soon as possible
Yes, and it must be registered on 406registration.com.
BIPT advises you to buy an EPIRB that is MEOSAR compatible.
Yes, this system is subject to an authorisation issued by BIPT and must therefore be added to your application for a station authorisation.
A station authorisation is required for a radio (TX/RX), a DMA, an ELT (fixed or portable), a radar, a transponder, an ATC transponder, a TCAS, a VDR, a weather radio, a radio altimeter, a satellite communication system (SATCOM)... This list is not exhaustive but an authorisation is required for all devices emitting electromagnetic waves. In case of doubt, please contact our department.
Yes, however, you must apply for a special authorisation. You will find more information on the page Professional users – Mobile networks
The use of radios from the ground as an instructor or in AFIS (Aerodrome Flight Information Service) is possible but is subject to an authorisation of another category.
Both. An aeronautical authorisation is required when airborne but a maritime authorisation is required when on water. Furthermore, it can use a PLB: a device which can be activated by the user in case of emergency. That type of device is not subject to an authorisation in Belgium, provided that it is registered by the user via www.406registration.com.