United Arab Emirates (UAE) 


You are welcome with your UAV in UAE, but you must arrange a permit in front at the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)



Maximum take-off weight: Above 5 kilo, only at a model Flight Club, and25 kilo? then you must be at least 21 years. 

Maximum hight: 120 meters / 393 ft

Maximum horizontal distance: The UAV but must be visable at all times to the pilot 

Insurance: obligated

Minimum Age: Drone pilots must be at least 18 years, minors (16 en 17 years) must be under the supervision of a adult

Distance Airports / Heliports: 5 km / 3,18 mi.

Night flights:  Prohibited

Prohibited: not in the neighborhood of military , people, animals, government buildings,  places of Worship, parcs, demonstrations.


Frequency voor FPV: 29.7-47.0 MHz with max. 10 mW; 2400-2500 MHz with max. 100 mW

Useful links: GCAA, UAS Regulation (PDF)

Registration: DCAA, make a account, and log in at UAV /UAS/RPAS

Contact information: drones@gcaa.gov.ae / +97 142111710 / 142111526