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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Verification of Authenticity of Foreign License, Rating, and Medical Certification

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.


Notice and request for comments.


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information is used to identify foreign airmen in order to allow the agency to verify their foreign license when used to qualify for a US certificate. Respondents are holders of foreign licenses wishing to obtain US Certificates.


Written comments should be submitted by June 15, 2020.


Please send written comments:

By Electronic Docket: (Enter docket number into search field).

By mail: Robin Thurman, Federal Aviation Administration, AFB-720, PO Box 25082, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107.

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Margaret Hawkins by email at:; phone: 405-954-7045.

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Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

OMB Control Number: 2120-0724.

Title: Verification of Foreign License, Rating and Medical Certification.

Form Numbers: Form 8060-71.

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: The information collected is used to properly identify airmen to allow the agency to verify their foreign license being used to qualify for a U.S. certificate. The respondents are holders of foreign license wishing to obtain a U.S. certificate. A person who is applying for a U.S. pilot certificate or rating on the basis of a foreign pilot license must apply for verification of that license at least 90 days before arriving at the designated FAA FSDO where the applicant intends to receive the U.S. pilot certificate.

Respondents: Approximately 8,700 foreign applicants for U.S. certificates annually.

Frequency: On occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 10 Minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1450 Hours.

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Margaret A. Hawkins,

Compliance Specialist, Forms Manager, Airmen Certification Branch, AFB-720.

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[FR Doc. 2020-07931 Filed 4-14-20; 8:45 am]