Group 3 Aviation is an FAA Certified center for administering FAA Knowledge Tests for all levels of FAA Pilot and A&P Certificates, including the Remote Pilot Certificate with a Small UAS Rating.

Our test center utilizes the CATS testing platform.  All FAA exams are available on the most user-friendly system available, developed by pilots, for pilots, making your test taking experience as easy as possible. It’s easy, no computer skills required, and we print out the test results in seconds!

FAA Knowledge Testing Center

CATS/PSI Federal Aviation Administration Testing Center at

Group 3 Aviation
16425 Hart Street Suite 211
Van Nuys, CA 91406

CALL (818) 994-9376

FAA Testing Center Schedule
Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Airman Knowledge Exam Registration:  CALL (818) 994-9376

We recommend candidates make an appointment. Please call in for availability.

Scheduling flexibility:   Group 3 Aviation FAA Knowledge Test Center can work with your schedule! If you need to take a test later in the evening, please call and we will do our very best to accommodate you!

All FAA exams are $170.00 with credit card, $165.00 cash.

$10.00 off for AOPA and EAA members. Members must present a valid:

  • Membership card.
  • Registration and payment can be made on-site.
  • Cash or Credit Cards only.

FAA Knowledge Test Eligibility:

The FAA has quite an extensive list of requirements to take tests, minimum age requirements, and minimum passing scores. If you forget to bring any of the items required – you will not be able to sit your FAA Knowledge Test. Please save time and make sure you have proper identification and eligibility with you.

For specific eligibility please go to for Airmen Testing resources.

Acceptable forms of Photo Identification

The positive proof of VALID identification may be presented in more than one form.

Acceptable forms of photo identification for U.S. citizens include:

  • Driver’s licenses
  • Government ID Cards
  • Passports
  • Military ID Cards

Acceptable forms of VALID photo identification for Resident Aliens must include:

  • Driver’s licenses
  • Government ID Cards
  • Passports
  • Military ID Cards
  • Alien Residency Card

Acceptable forms of VALID photo identification for Non-U.S. citizens must include:

  • Passport
  • PLUS one or more of the following:
  • U. S. driver’s licenses
  • Government identification card, and/or
  • Military identification card

Note: If the acceptable form(s) of identification as listed above does not include valid and current proof of the applicant’s physical/residential address, the applicant may utilize his or her parent’s permanent, physical/residential address; or the applicant may provide proof by presenting one of the Acceptable Forms of Applicant Address Verification listed here.

All forms of identification should have a permanent mailing address. Not a P.O. Box
Examples of an unacceptable physical/residential address are a post office box, rural route, flight school address, or a commercial business/employer address.


  • FAA Medical Certificate FAA Form 8610-1
  • Mechanic’s Application for Inspection Authorization (signed by an FAA inspector)
  • FAA Form 8610-2, Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application (signed by an FAA inspector)
  • FAA Form 8710-1, Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application (signed by an FAA inspector)
  • FAA Form 8060.4, Temporary Airman Certificate (signed by a Designated Examiner or FAA Inspector)
  • Form DS-2019, Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status (AKA Department of State/ Department of Homeland Security “Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) eligibility printout”)
  • Public utilities statement (electric, gas, water)(NOT cable)
  • Mortgage statement Lease agreement
  • Property tax bill or receipt
  • Property deed
  • Homeowners or renters insurance statement
  • Vehicle registration
  • Voter registration card

Applicants under age 18:

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.

Some Acceptable Forms of Test Aids and Reference Materials used during Test:

  • Non-Programmable calculators and Non-scientific calculators
  • Electronic E6-B or manual kind
  • Scales, straight edges, plotters, blank navigation log sheets, holding pattern entry aids

*Group 3 Aviation Van Nuys, CA FAA Test Center will provide scratch paper, pencils and the appropriate supplement for your exam.

The Proctor makes the final determination regarding calculators, aids, reference materials and test materials an applicant may take into the testing area.

The following are the most common FAA Tests we administer:

  • Airline Transport Pilot
  • Aircraft Dispatcher
  • Aviation Mechanic Airframe
  • Aviation Mechanic General
  • Aviation Mechanic Powerplant
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Commercial Pilot Canadian Conversion
  • Flight Engineer
  • Flight Navigator
  • Flight Instructor
  • Fundamentals of Instruction
  • Ground Instructor
  • Inspector Authorization
  • Instrument Pilot
  • Military Competence
  • Inspection Authorization
  • Private Pilot
  • Remote Pilot Certificate with a Small UAS Rating
  • Sport Pilot