Planned Effective Date - May 1, 2023

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Completed application can be emailed to or
faxed to: 1-780-800-9639
A non-refundable application fee of $500 is required to proceed.
2. Your Completed ICAO English Feedback form

The Formal Aviation Language Proficiency Demonstration is an English-language or French-language proficiency demonstration designed for candidates to a Canadian pilot licence or Air Traffic Controller licence.

This can be completed through EFC by setting up a video interview with local examiners. Operational or Expert Level must be obtained before moving forward in the application process with EFC

The Verifier will ask you to complete a Privacy Notice Statement and the Identification Confirmation Form.

3. A successfully completed Interview with an EFC staff member
4. Enrollment Processing Fee
For accepted international students, our admissions process requires that you send a $1500.00 CAD, payable to ‘Edmonton Flying Club’, which will be used to pay our administrative and courier costs. $1000 of this money is non-refundable, and may be paid by bank transfer, cheque, e-transfer or money order. If the student is accepted by Canada as an International student, $1000 of this fee will be given back to the student’s flying account to be used for flight training costs.
Students should contact the Edmonton Flying Club at and notify our staff of the payment method before the transaction is initiated, whatever the method of payment.
Once this $2000 CAD processing fee is paid, we begin by sending you a Letter of Acceptance, and this, in turn, is presented to the Canadian Consulate or Embassy in support of an application for the student visa
Once the application has been received and approved and fees have been paid a letter of acceptance will be issued to assist you in obtaining your Student Visa Permit.

Additional Information

Aviation-Language Proficiency Test
All students will be required to pass an Aviation-Language Proficiency Test. For further details, please review Transport Canada’s guide to a formal aviation language proficiency demonstration.
A Canadian Aviation Medical from a Doctor certified by Transport Canada will be required for all Canadian licenses and ratings. A list of Doctors can be found on this site, CLICK HERE
Health and Social Service Support
Mandatory Medical Insurance
All International Students must purchase their own private health care insurance before they arrive in Canada. For courses longer than one year, the student may be eligible to purchase Alberta health Care Insurance. For more information CLICK HERE.
Flight Training Cost & Expenses
Total course costs are contingent on the actual time it takes for each student. For a list of minimum cost CLICK HERE.
Payment for all training may be done on a pay-as-you-go basis. Many Students place a credit card on file or place a deposit on their account with The Edmonton Flying Club. Any request for a refund of monies remaining on a students account must be made in writing and will be refunded by cheque within 30 days of receipt of the request.
Other Information
All licenses and ratings offered by the Edmonton Flying Club will be available to all International and Canadian Students.
Student Code of Conduct
All International students will be required to read and sign EFC’s student code of content. Click here to download the document.
Student Complaint and Dispute Resolution Process
  1. The student will notify the Edmonton Flying Club Manager or designate in writing of the complaint.
  2. The written submission will be dated and reviewed, no later than 3 days after it was submitted.
  3. If the Manager has not acknowledged the written submission within 3 days, the student will be awarded his dispute.
  4. The Manager will meet with the student and another non biased individual and resolve any issue.
  5. Written notification along with notes from the meeting will be given to the student.
  6. The Manager will keep a copy of the meeting notes on the student’s file for 1 year.
All training may be done on a pay-as-you-go basis. Many Students place a credit card or place a deposit on their account with The Edmonton Flying Club. Any request for a refund of monies remaining on a students account must be made in writing and will be refunded by the form of payment 30 days from receipt of the request.
If an international student terminates a student contract with the institution, the student’s account will be reconciled and a refund will be made available based on any funds paid in excess of costs incurred. 
Moving to a new City can be a little overwhelming for many.
The City of Edmonton has lots of services to assist you if needed and to help you adjust to your new home away from home. Our Staff are are always available to assist you as well.
Transportation & Housing
All housing and transportation cost (including transportation to and from the airport and ground school location) are the sole responsibility of the student. These are a few sites that may assist you in finding accommodations during your training. Our Management and Staff will be available to all Students to assist as much as possible with student inquiries related to accomodation and transportation.
Studying in Canada
If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a study permit in order to study in Canada, click here to begin your application.