As a general rule, every exams for the recruitment of pilots aims to supply the station with the number of pilots needed when the exam starts. The exam takes place in the town where the pilot station is located. Exam organization and curriculum are subject to the arrêté du 26 septembre 1990.

Exams are organized by the french “administration des affaires maritimes” following a justified request from the pilot station.
A potential candidate can contact the station for any information required.
Each candidate must pass the medical examination as defined in the arrêté du 8 avril 1991.