USPA issues four skydiving licenses, A through D, indicating progressive levels of skill and accomplishment. USPA licenses remain current with membership and are recognized by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. A skydiver is considered a student until issued a license.
Click here for the current license requirements and privileges in Section 3-1 of the Skydiver's Information Manual.
View who can sign off on each license.
Download A-license proficiency or progression cards and B-D license applications to the right.
Licenses remain current with USPA membership.
The National Aeronautic Association, in Alexandria, Virginia, issues the special FAI sporting licenses required for world record attempts and for all members of the U.S. Team. The Sporting License is required in addition to the FAI certificate of proficiency (license) issued by the various national aeroclubs, such as USPA.
For questions about USPA licenses, call USPA at (540) 604-9740 or email USPA.