COVID-19 self-assessment checklist

We’ve published information to help you work out whether you are fit to return to work after COVID-19 illness.

Use our self-assessment checklist after you have recovered from COVID-19 to help identify:

  • whether you can go back to aviation activities
  • whether you will need further follow-up and support.

If you answer no to all of the questions, you:

  • can return to your aviation duties
  • do not need to be reviewed by a Designated Aviation Medicine Examiner (DAME)
  • must continue to follow the relevant public health orders for your state or territory.

If you answer yes to any of the questions, you must visit a DAME before returning to aviation activities.

The checklist also has guidance about residual COVID-19 symptoms and when these warrant a review.

Certificate extensions

You may have to cancel or postpone appointments because of isolation, testing, or a COVID-19 diagnosis.

Where this will lead to your medical certificate expiring, use our contact us form to let us know your new appointment date. We will extend your certificate for up to 2 months if your certificate has not already expired.

We will consider any request for further extensions due to COVID-19 impacts on a case-by-case basis.

Last updated:
18 Jan 2022
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