How do I receive the ‘Wingly Verified’ badge?

How do I receive the ‘Wingly Verified’ badge?

When searching for flights, our passengers look for the ‘verification tick’ on a prospective pilot’s profile. This tick marks the fact that all of your information is up to date and has been verified by our team, building trust and transparency on our platform and significantly increasing your chances of securing your first booking! Once you’ve signed up with us, follow the steps below to earn your verification badge:

Please note that only your first name and a short summary of your flying experience will be publicly visible. Uploaded documents are encrypted by our system; they will not be visible to other users and are only visible to our team for verification purposes.

1. Verify your phone number

This will be shared with your passengers once you have accepted a booking, helping to keep communication simple and straightforward. All you need to do to verify your number is to follow the steps below:

Head to 'edit profile' in the top-right corner of your account
Under the 'public profile' section, click  'Add your phone number'
Enter your country and mobile number when prompted
Enter the verification code which will be sent to you via text

2. Add your billing address

Your address is required in order to receive payouts for your flights. Follow the steps below to add it to your account:

Head to 'edit profile' in the top-right corner of your account
Under the 'public profile' section, click  'Add billing address'
Enter your address and hit 'Save'

3. Verify your identity

Verifying your identity simply requires a scan of your driver’s licence or passport which will automatically be processed by our system. Follow the steps below to upload this:

Take a scan of your document as per this example
Head to 'edit profile' in the top-right corner of your account
Click 'Verifications' on the left-hand side
Under 'Identity', click 'Add ID'
Select your country and document type when prompted
Next, enter the details shown on your document

4. Upload your pilot licence and medical

At present, we are able to accept LAPL / PPL / CPL / ATPL licences (both type ‘A’ - Aeroplanes / type ‘H’ - Helicopters) and their associated medical certificates. You must hold a relevant class or type rating for the aircraft which you wish to use on Wingly. See the steps below to add your documents:

Take a scan of your licence as per this example
Take a scan of your medical as per this example
Head to 'edit profile' in the top-right corner of your account
Click 'Verifications' on the left-hand side

(Optional) Add your payout information

This will allow you to receive passengers' cost contributions for all your future flights. Complete the steps below to add yours:

Choose 'Settings' in the top-right corner of your account
Select 'Payout preferences' on the left-hand side
Click to add a payout method
Choose your billing country
Enter your payout address when prompted

If you have any questions, you can contact us directly at or by phone on +447708405306. We are available from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17:30.

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