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9.1 Aviation Reference Number (ARN) Identification


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An applicant's Aviation Reference Number (ARN) must accompany all medical reports, ophthalmologists' reports, audiology reports and other specialists' reports and all correspondence concerning applicants sent to Aviation Medicine Section.

Sending reports without ARNs, (especially sent piecemeal) can make the identification of the applicant difficult or impossible, and as a result may result in considerable delays in processing of applicant information.

All applicants should obtain an ARN prior to making an appointment with a DAME, DAO or CO for Initial assessment. As a rule, application forms without ARNs are not processed, and will not be stored by CASA. These are returned to the DAME for completion. This can cause significant delays in processing of medical applications.