Drone laws in Latvia

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

Latvia 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:

120 metters

Respect the privacy of other people

Don’t forget this rule.

Not allowed drones near airports

Stay away from Airports.

Drone laws in Latvia


When you decide travel and fly your drone in Latvia 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


CASA Contact Form / +61 131 757

Drone laws in Latvia:

General Drone Rules for Flying a Drone in Latvia

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

   – The MAX high is 120 meters / 400ft/.

   – The distance to people is 30 meters.

  –  Perform Only daytime flights.

  –  You can fly exact one drone at time.

   –  You are NOT allow to fly close to beaches, big sport events, people, parks or Military facilities.

  –  If your drone is bigger than 100gr you have to keep 55km distance to Aerodromes.

  – Keep the people privacy.

Here you can find the Drone Safety Map . Please check it before perform any drone operation.

We advise you alwas read the latest information about Drone laws in Latvia and be prepared for each drone flight.

Some tourist travel tips for Latvia

The Surve arc is a chain of 265 points. It starts from Hammerfest, Norway and extends to the Odesa region, Ukraine. It passes through 10 countries, one of which is Latvia and is 2,820 km long. Other countries are Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. These countries are addressing the UNESCO World Heritage Committee with a proposal to list the remaining 34 rainbow points on the UNESCO World Heritage List. That’s the way it is.

The geodesic arc bears the name of the astronomer Struve, who takes a major part in measuring it. The arc is designed to determine as precisely as possible the length of the meridian, respectively the size of the planet. The measurements of the arc continue for 40 years – from 1816 to 1855.
Riga is a city particularly impressive with its architecture. It was also a major centre of trade between Eastern and Central Europe in the 13th-15th centuries. The capital is located on both banks of the Daugava River. Riga is the largest city in the three Baltic States and is the third-largest city located on the Baltic Sea after St. Petersburg and Stockholm.

The old city of Riga is completely preserved as it was in the Middle Ages. It is of exceptional value to the city and the entire country for its buildings that are classically representative of the Art Nouveau architectural style. They also have a great influence on the development of architecture in the Baltic States. The Old Town consists of three components – the Medieval Old Town, a semicircle of boulevards and neighbourhoods with residential buildings beyond the boulevards. Most of the houses are intact in time and the most interesting of them is the “Three Brothers House”, immaculately restored, dating from the 15th century. The two Reutem and Dammnstem houses are more monumental buildings, with impressive facades, decorations and decorations. The city walls were completely destroyed in the 19th century, but later part of them was reconstructed and supplemented with a bastion.

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