ICAO Recognized Tests

This page lists the tests of aviation English that have been assessed and determined to be in conformance with ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) for Language Proficiency Requirements (LPR).

Conforms: Tests that meet all of the ICAO Language Proficiency Requirements and that follow good language testing practices.

Test Test Provider Recognition Recognition Period
RMIT English Language Test for Aviation (RELTA)
An English language test to assess pilots as required by the ICAO LPR.
RMIT Training pty. Ltd.
31 Jul 2015 - 31 Jul 2018
English Language Proficiency for Aeronautical Communication (ELPAC)
An English language test to assess air traffic controllers as required by the ICAO LPR
25 May 2012 - 31 May 2016
Test is under review for renewal of recognition

Please note that ICAO is in the process of developing a new service, the ICAO Homepage for the English Language Proficiency Programme (I-HELPP), to support States in the implementation of their Language Proficiency Requirements (LPRs), as well as Test Service Providers in the development and implementation of effective language tests. As a result, the AELTS is currently suspended until the new service has been launched.

ICAO continues to recognize the above tests for meeting ICAO SARPs for LPRs.