Updated: Sep 24
In today's digital age, the aviation industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and with it, the processes and procedures that pilots need to follow. One such development is the "Update Address" service on the Electronic General Correspondence Address (eGCA) platform. This service allows pilots to seamlessly request changes to their Correspondence and Permanent Addresses. This blog post will walk you through the simple process of updating your address on eGCA, ensuring that you stay up to date with the latest advancements in aviation documentation.
Pre-requisites for Address Update
Before you embark on the journey of updating your address on eGCA, make sure you have the following pre-requisites in order:
A valid and unique eGCA ID obtained by registering on the DGCA portal.
Scanned copies of the supporting documents that validate the change you're requesting.
Step 1: Logging into eGCA
Visit the official DGCA portal at dgca.gov.in
Click on the 'eGCA Login' button located at the top right corner of the page.
Enter your eGCA ID and Password, then click 'Submit.'
Step 2: Initiating the Address Update
Upon successful login, navigate to the 'Services' pane on the left side of the dashboard.
Under the 'Medical Directorate Services' section, click on 'Update Address.'
Step 3: Completing the Application
You will be directed to an online application form where you can specify the type of change(s) you require for your address.
Upload the scanned copies of the necessary supporting documents that validate the change(s) you're requesting.
Complete all the required details in the form.
Once all the details are filled, click 'Submit' to finalize your application.
Step 4: Verifying the Updated Address
After submission, you can verify the updated address by navigating to 'View Profile' and selecting 'Basic Details.'
Ensure that the changes you made to your address are accurately reflected.
Your updated address, along with the supporting proof, should be visible in this section.
Steps in the Online Application:
Click on the 'Update Address' node located under the 'Amendment of Personal Pilot and Medical Details' section.
Choose the type of address you want to update: 'Permanent Address,' 'Correspondence Address,' or both.
Verify your existing address details to confirm accuracy.
Enter the new address details in the 'Update Permanent Address Details' section.
Upload the necessary proof of your updated permanent address.
Submit the application for processing.
Embracing technological advancements in the aviation industry is crucial to staying current and efficient. The "Update Address" service on eGCA simplifies the process of changing your Correspondence and Permanent Addresses. By following the easy steps outlined in this blog post, you can ensure that your address information is accurate and up to date, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your career as a pilot. Stay connected, stay updated, and enjoy the convenience of eGCA's streamlined services.
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