Drone laws in Brazil

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

Brazil Regulations Overview:


Is a registration necessary?

You need to have Registration.

Recreational use of drones allowed?

It is allowed.

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 Arports.

Drone laws in Brazil


When you decide travel and fly your drone in Brazil 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


processes.pel@anac.gov.br / +32 02 277 4307

Drone laws in Brazil:

General Drone Rules for Flying a Drone in Brazil

Our advise is always to be up to date with the latest news and conditions before you decide and perform a drone flight.

 – If the drone is more than 250gr – it must have Insurance.
 – All drones over 250gr must be Registered by ANAC – SISANT. You can do this Registration on the official website.
 – All pilots must be at least 18 years old.
 – You can fly only one single drone at a time.
 – Visual contact with drone- during all flight.
 – Distance to people – minimum 30 meters.
 – All Drone Regulations – you can read on the official website of DECEA.
 – Distance from buildings – minimum 30 meters.
 – Flying over people – Not allowed.
 – Flying over Military facilities and objects – Not allowed.
 – If you intend to perform some different or special drone flight – you must get License. More about how to fly a done at night – you can find here.

The official website of ANAC is place where you can get full and up to date information about Drone Laws in Brazil. We advise to be informed and safe good practices when you fly your drone.

Some tourist travel tips for Brazil

The most remarkable places in Brazil that you should visit.

The largest in terms of population in South America is known primarily for its grand carnival in Rio de Janeiro, beautiful beaches and football. One of the most impressive natural landmarks in the world – the Iguazu Falls, also occupies part of the country. Here are some amazing places in Brazil that you should not miss if you are travelling on this distant destination.

Sao Paulo

The largest city in Brazil and one of the most populous in the world, located in the southeastern part of the country, Sao Paulo is popular with its skyscrapers, culinary art traditions and numerous cultural events. Although some may resemble Sao Paulo in a jungle of concrete, there are numerous public parks and even parts of the Atlantic Tropical Forest in the city.


The city of Brazil has been the capital of the country since 1960. The modern infrastructure of the city is designed in the form of an airplane, the components of which are regions with different purposes: administrative, commercial, residential and cultural part. The most famous landmark in the city of Brazil is the Square of Three Authorities, which houses the buildings of Congress, the Presidency and the Supreme Court.


The beautiful beaches, shopping malls and the rich cultural life make Fortaleza one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Brazil. The city is the capital of the state of Ceará, located in northeastern Brazil and is the fifth-largest city in the country. The most popular beach in the city is Praia do Futuro. Other beaches visited by tourists are Irasema, Mukuripe and Meireles.


Situated in the northwest of Brazil, Manaus is the capital of the Amazon and an important tourist destination since you can enter the forest of the Amazon Equatorial Forest from here. Thanks to the region’s thriving rubber industry in the early 20th century, Manaus is one of the largest cities in Brazil today, with popular landmarks such as the Teatro Amazonas building and the Rio Negro Palace. In Manaus, you can also see the natural phenomenon called the “Meeting of the Rivers”, in which the two rivers Rio Negro and Solimoes flow for each other for several kilometers without completely merging.

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