PSI FAA Airman Knowledge Testing

For all information on preparing for and taking your FAA Airman Knowledge test. Information about FCC testing can be found here and information on all other licensure and certification examinations can be found here.

We strongly suggest that you to read the information below carefully to ensure that you have the proper identification, authorization and meet the eligibility requirements prior to taking your test. For more detailed information regarding your test, use the right hand navigation for the category your test comes under.

Acceptable Forms of Identification:

Improper or incomplete identification will result in lost time for you, the applicant. It will require you to correct the information, losing valuable time in the pursuit of you license.

ALL Applicants U.S. Citizens & Resident Aliens Non-U.S. Citizens
Identification must be:
  • Valid
  • Current
Identification must include the applicant’s:
  • Photo
  • Date of birth
  • Signature
  • Physical, residential address

The above information may be presented in more than one form.

  • Driver license issued by a U.S. state or territory;
  • U.S. Government identification card
  • U.S. Military identification card
  • Passport or
  • Alien residency card.
Passport AND
  • Driver license issued by a U.S.state or territory; or
  • Identification card issued by any government entity
  • The above information may be presented in more than one form.
  • If the acceptable form(s) of identification does not include valid and current proof of the applicant’s physical/residential address, the applicant may utilize his or her parent’s permanent/residential address; or the applicant may provide proof in the form of an ‘official’/verifiable document, such as public utilities statement. Examples of an unacceptable physical/ residential address are a post office box, rural route, flight school address, or a commercial business/employer address.
  • For an applicant under age 18, who does not possess an acceptable form(s) of identification, a parent or legal guardian may be required to accompany the applicant, and after presenting identification as described in this table, may attest to the applicant’s identity.

References for Acceptable Forms of Identification:


The FAA written AKT exams include eligibility  and age requirements for most exams.

An incorrect or improper authorization or not meeting the eligibility requirements will result in you, the applicant, being required to retake the test and pay the full testing fee again. It is your responsibility, to provide the correct documentation and information to take an FAA Airman Knowledge Test.

Please select the appropriate category in the navigation pane for information concerning your required Authorization and Eligibility.

If you have further questions regarding any of the above, please contact you flight instructor, school or consult a copy of the current FAR’s.

The testing matrix will be useful in determining eligibility and can be downloaded from the FAA website.

For more information on FAA tests, please visit the FAA web site.

Test Pricing:

Retail pricing for all FAA Tests is $165.00

PSI is pleased too offers the following discounts

  • $10.00 AOPA Discount with membership number.
  • $10.00 EAA Discount with membership number.