If you’re wanting to become a medical examiner, or you wish to maintain your designation, we have some helpful information below.

Becoming a medical examiner

To become a medical examiner, you must meet requirements under Part 67. They include:

  • Acceptable aviation medicine training
  • Acceptable aviation regulatory medicine training
  • Demonstration of relevant competencies
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Meeting the exposition requirements.

To apply for medical examiner designation, you need to complete an application, an exposition, and the fit and proper person from.

Application form


  • Use your supplied username and password to access the online exposition.
  • Follow the instructions provided to complete the exposition.
  • On completion, you’ll be able to submit the exposition electronically, for consideration by the Director.

Fit and proper person form

Maintaining your medical examiner designation

The requirements for continued compliance by medical examiners are stated in CAR Part 67.203. It includes the ongoing requirement for aviation medicine and regulatory medicine training.

It also requires an up-to-date exposition to be maintained and available for inspection. Medical examiners can generate their own personalised exposition online.

Medical examiner exposition website(external link)

Medical examiner resources

 Ask us about medical matters

If you have any questions about this topic, use our contact form, or email med@caa.govt.nz