How long does the private pilot’s certificate remain valid?

The pilot certificate remains valid, unless surrendered, suspended or revoked.

Although the pilot certificate remains valid, the pilot will have to maintain a current medical certificate and pass a flight review at least every two years.

Reference(s):

14 CFR 61.19 Duration of pilot and instructor certificates
14 CFR 61.56 Flight review

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