You are welcome with your UAV in Rwanda.


Rwanda we know mainly from 1994 when there was a very bloody war between the Hutsis and the Tutsis. Meanwhile, this war has been a long time ago and Rwanda has emerged as a very beautiful holiday country. A UAV must be registered before you arrive in Rwanda.

A registration will take about 3 to 4 months before it is completely finished, so request it on time.

The cost is USD 150, - (EUR 135)


Maximum take-off weight: 25 kilo, then registering is obligated

Maximum hight: 120 meters / 393 ft.

Maximum horizontal distance: 300 meters / 984 ft. 

Insurance: Lability insurance obligated (take copy of the English conditions with you).

Minimum age: 21

Distance Airports / Heliports: 10 km / 6.4 mi.

Night flights:  Prohibited

Prohibited: not in the neighborhood of people, animals, government buildings, Nature Parks and Wildlife.


Useful link: Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Contact information: / +250 2 52585845