A licence obtained from an ICAO contracting state will in principle be accepted by Maldives Civil Aviation Authority in accordance with MCAR Aircrew, Annex III (Conditions for the acceptance of licenses issued by or on behalf of third countries).
For the issuance of a Maldivian licence the requirements under MCAR Aircrew Annex III (Conditions for the acceptance of licenses issued by or on behalf of third countries) or MCAR-Aircrew Part FCL shall be met.
For issuance of a type rating the requirements of FCL 720.A/H (pass in ATPL theoretical knowledge examination) shall be met.
There are no MCAA approved flying schools in Sri Lanka, however we accept the theoretical knowledge examination conducted by Sri Lankan CAA.
The referred regulations are available on MCAA website: www.caa.gov.mv