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Singapore drone regulations*

Overview of Regulatory Requirements

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) supports innovative and beneficial uses of drones and adopts transformative drone technologies. The applicable regulations ensure that drone operations can be facilitated while maintaining aviation and public safety.


CAAS recognises the diversity drone uses in Singapore. The regulatory framework is differentiated according to three classifications of uses:


  • Recreational
  • Educational
  • Business


Depending on classifications, requirements of registration, pilot and permit may vary. It is important for all pilots to fulfil the respective regulatory requirements before flying the drone and ensure that all operations are conducted in a safe and responsible manner.


Drone Safety Guidelines

Before conducting any outdoor activities, you should refer to the following flying DOs and DON'Ts:


The drone registration is a two-step process comprising:


  • Purchase of a registration label
  • Completion of the online registration via the Drone Portal.


No-Fly Zones and Drone Flying Area

Before conducting any outdoor activities, you should ensure that you are flying your drone outside the no-fly zones. Do also ensure that you do not fly higher than 200 feet (approximately 60m) above mean sea level (AMSL) without obtaining a permit. Click here to find out where you cannot fly or can fly your drone if you obtained the required permits.


For further information, please click here.

* The content of the drone regulations below is offered only as public general information. This does not provide legal advice of any kind, and Parrot cannot guarantee that the information is accurate, complete or up-to-date. This should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. You should always consult a suitably qualified attorney regarding any specific legal problem or matter.