Drone laws in Guyana

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

Guyana's Drone Regulations Overview:


Is a registration necessary?

You need to have Registration.

Recreational use of drones allowed?

Yes, 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:

150 meters

Respect the privacy of other people

Don’t forget this rule.

Not allowed drones near airports

Stay away from Airports.

Drone laws in Guyana


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

Main responsive authorities


rsamaroo@gcaa-gy.org / (592)-261-2217

Drone laws in Guyana:

General Drone Rules in Guyana

Our advise is always to be up to date with the latest news and conditions before you decide and perform a drone flight. After that you must keep also the drone laws in Gyana listed bellow.

  – Direct visual contact with the drone- during hall flight. 

  – For drones, less than 7kgs ( 15 pounds) – Permit is not required.

  – Fly only in good weather conditions.

  – Fly at night is Not Allowed. 

  – Maximum allowed distance of the drone – 500 meters.

  – Maximum allowed altitude – 150 meters ( 1, 640 feet).

  – Distance to any buildings or objects – 100 meters (328 feet). 

  – Don’t fly near any private property without exclusive permission of its owner.

  – Don’t fly near any Airports or Airfields.

  – Make sure nothing will fall from your drone.

More information you can find on this page on the GCAA website. 

Requirements for getting Permission in Guyana

In case that your drone is under 7 kgs or you will not fly with a commercial purpose and your drone don’t have telemetry devices- you do not need a Permission. 

In all other cases – you need to have a Permission. 

If the drone will be used Commercial – the company owner need to apply for Aerial Work Operator Certificate. The application needs to have information about the plan of the operation, maintenance programme, communications procedures. More about the requirements for obtaining Permit and Certificate you can read on the GCAA website.

We advise read official website of GCAA for get latest drone laws in Guyana.

Some tourist travel tips for Guyana

Did you know that if you visit South America, you may have the chance to see one of the highest waterfalls in the world just for yourself? If you look for a map of Guyana, you will find it located in the northeast corner of the continent between Venezuela, Brazil and Suriname. And if you visit it, you will fall in love – with its pristine nature, its Caribbean beaches, its culture and historical sites.
People who like Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia, let them take a look at Guyana

Guyana, on the other hand, seems to attract far fewer tourists. But the abundance of cultural and natural attractions, the lack of other travelers and the general atmosphere makes Guyana an attractive stop for true connoisseurs. Its untouched beauty makes it a dream for the traveler who is looking for adventure and really has a rich culture and pristine nature.

How quiet it is!

Currently, about 3,000 tourists pass through Guyana a year, which is comparable to what Machu Picchu receives in one day. It has a population of less than 750,000 people and consists of an incredible 80% virgin rainforest.
Guyana is also the Caribbean, big rum, cricket and music

Guyana is not only a South American country of cowboys, rich wildlife, waterfalls and flooded savannas – in the Amazon Basin, it is also a Caribbean country with great rum, cricket and music. Its neighbours are Venezuela, Suriname, Brazil, French Guiana, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, which means you can create a very exciting route for yourself.

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