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The Flight Crew Licensing Section shall be responsible for the monitoring and implementation of international standards and recommended practice in the area of aviation medicine (JAR FCL 3), and for defining medical standards for flight crews and air traffic controllers. The responsibilities of the Section also include the nomination procedure of authorised aeromedical institutions and examiners (AME), and the coordination of activities of authorised aeromedical centres (AMC) and aeromedical examiners performing flight crew examinations.

The Section shall be responsible to keep records of medical documents, their expiry and renewal dates, to define and oversee the process of training and refreshments with regards to aviation medicine, to define and oversee the quality of the emergency medical assistance service at passenger airports and aeroplanes, to cooperate with the relevant services with regards to health care and medical standards, and to propose improvements of the work organization and methodology within the responsibilities of the said areas.