You are welcome with your UAV in Zimbabwe 


Maximum take-off weight: 25 kilo.

Maximum hight: 120 meters / 393 ft

Maximum horizontal distance: 500 meters / 1,640 ft. 

Insurance: obligated, take you papers of the insurance with you (in English).

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

Night flights:  Prohibited

Prohibited: not in the neighborhood of military objects, ships,  people, animals, government buildings, Prisons


To enter Zimbabwe with a UAV you have to do a request at the CAAZ, 30 days before your visit.

In your request you must give them the following information:   

  • Name,  adres, telephone number of pilot
  • Model, serialnumber, type and brand of UAV
  • Weight en specifications
  • All the countries where the drone already is registered
  • Where you are going to use the UAV in Zimbabwe
  • Duration of your visit
  • Flightplan Details

Als je een goedkeuring krijg van de CAAZ dan krijg je een goedkeuring.

Visitors also must have a Temporary Import Permit (TIP), you can get it at the border.


Useful link:  Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ)

Contact information: ais@caaz.co.zw / +263 4585 073