Drone regulations for Belgium

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

Belgium Drone rules Overview:

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Is a registration necessary?

You need to have Registration.
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Recreational use of drones allowed?

It is recommended.
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Is drone insurance mandatory?

It is recommended.
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Commercial use of drones permitted?

Yes, but with conditions.
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Does the drone need a badge?

Recommended
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Maximum Altitude:

90 metters
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Respect the privacy of other people

Don’t forget this rule.
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Not allowed drones near airports

Stay away from Arports.

Belgium Drone Rules

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When you intend to travel and fly your drone in Belgium, you must know that the drone need a Registration in the Register. If you have a registration in some other countries – than you don’t need. For exact drone regulations information- you can visit this FPS webpage.

Main responsive authorities

Contacts

bcaa.registration@mobilit.fgov.be 

+32 (02) 277.43.07

When you intend to travel and fly your drone in Belgium, you must know that the drone need a Registration in the Register. If you have a registration in some other countries – than you don’t need. For exact drone regulations information- you can visit this FPS webpage.

Main Drone regulations in Begium:

In Belgium exist 3 Classes of drone operations. They need 3 different types licensing.

Type 1 – Class 1 a operations

  • Max high of the flight – 90 meters outside controlled spaces.
  • 30 meters minimum distance to people and crowds.

  • Only day time flights.

  • Keep eye contact with the drone non stop.

  • Max weight of the drone – 150 kg

  • License is given after passing Theoretical exam and a practical exam, both organized from BCAA.

Type 2 – Class 1 b operations

  • Fly max 90 meters above the ground.
  • Only daytime flights.

  • Max weight of the drone – 150 kg.

  • Visual contact – all the time.

For this type – you need Remote pilot license. You can get it from BCAA after passing Theoretical and Practical exams.

Class 2 Drone Operations

  • Onlydaytime drone operations.

  • Drone weight – under 5 kg.

  • High of fly – under 45meters.

For get Certificate – Theoretical and Practical exam – BCAA.

On the official website of BCAA you can read all the Drone regulations in Belgium. We always advise all drone pilots to be inform and educated with the latest drone regulations and rules. This is a guarantee for safety and happy drone fly times.

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