Drone regulation in Belize

A list of drone regulations and links for drone pilots in Belize

Drone Regulations in Belize Overview:


Is a registration necessary?

You need to have Registration.

Recreational use of drones allowed?

Only with Authorization.

Is drone insurance mandatory?

It is recommended.

Commercial use of drones permitted?

Yes, but with conditions.

Does the drone need a badge?


Maximum Altitude:

120 metters

Respect the privacy of other people

Don’t forget this rule.

Not allowed drones near airports

Stay away from Airports.

Drone regulation in Belize


When you decide travel and fly your drone in Belize you need to be inform about the drone regulations about this. Always read the latest rules and information on the official web pages.

Main responsive authorities


info@civilaviation.gov.bz / +501 225 2052 / Online Contact Form

Drone regulation in Belize:

Special Travel Considerations

Our advise is always to be up to date with the latest news and conditions before you decide and perform a drone flight. Except the rules for foreigners, read also the drone regulation in Belize bellow.

If you are Foreigner and want to bring your drone in Belize, you should consider the following conditions:

 – Belize only gives an authorization of those foreigners who are working with local organizations or business. 

 – Once you have the approval to work in Belize, you can obtain Authorization from the BCDA. This happens by sending a letter to the Director of Civil Aviation. In this letter, you have to declare the purpose of your work. This letter must be sent to follow email: info@civiaviation.gov.bz or elizabeth.regaldo@civilaviation.gov.bz.

This letter must include: – The name of the company (organization) requesting the work.

– The day of arrival in Belize ( exact date). 

– Places where the drone will be used. – Complete Drone Application Form. This form can be sent to info@civilaviation.gov.bz

General Rules for Flying a Drone in Belize

 – Flight are allowed only with direct Authorization from BCDA. 

 – Distance to any Airport – at least 3 miles.

These are only the written rules about drone flying in Belize. You can read this page on the BDCA website

Except for those rules, we always advise the drone pilots to keep all other good practices in flying. 

 – Keep the distance to objects.

 – Keep the visual contact with your drone.

 – Fly only in good weather conditions.

 – Fly smart and safe.

 – Check your equipment before fly.

 – Contact and read the official responsive authorities for getting the latest information. 

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