Drone regulations in Albania

A list of drone rules in Albania and links for drone pilots

Albanian 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 Airports.

Drone regulations in Albania


When you decide travel and fly your drone in Albania 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


Contact form , +355 4 22 51 220

Drone rules in Albania

General Drone Regulations in Albania for Flying a Drone

We recommend you to get in touch with the official authorities before you decide and perform a drone flight in Albania.  The drone regulations in Albania are not exact established, so fisrt of all, you can follow the bacis rules.

Except this, we always advise you to follow the main drone rules:

  •  Keep the visual line of sight with the drone all the time.

  • Respect the privacy of people.

  • Fly with attention to the altitude and speed. 

  • Never fly over people or crowds. 

  • Always give way to the manned aircraft. 

  • Avoid specialized facilities – Airports, Military objects, Government objects. These areas are special and you should not fly your drone close to them. 

Is a Permit Needed For Recreational Drone Use?

No. It is not required to have a permit for performing a recreational flight.  

Permit Needed For Commercial Drone Use?

Yes. It is required to have a permit for Commercial flight. 

The absence of drone laws in Albania brings need to get in touch with the official authorities to get actual information.  

And keep in mind the best practices based on drone regulations and laws in other countries in the World. 

Some tourist travel tips for Albania

Albania is one of the cheapest tourism countries in Europe for years, according to the US press. There, 15 euros will saturate even the bottomless stomach, and nights in pretty good hotels are no more than 40-50 euros per night.

The kitchen is typically Mediterranean. The strong Greek and Italian influence is felt, and due to the religious factor sheep meat prevails over all others. The Chinese are a factor everywhere, and it is hardly a country where they did not bring their own meals. They call Albania the country of bunkers. During the time of Enver Hoxha, over 700,000 bunkers were built throughout its territory in the event of a nuclear attack, resembling huge concrete mushrooms.

Tirana is no different from other European cities. It is full of modern construction, landscaped parks and alleys, wide boulevards, expensive shops, restaurants and a large number of tall buildings. Among the sights worth seeing are Scenderbey Square, the Opera House, the Etem Bay Mosque, the National Library, the symbol of the city – the Clock Tower, the ruins of the Justinian Fortress, the National History Museum. Among the attractions are the zoological and botanical gardens. Dayti lift in the northern part of the capital, which takes tourists in minutes to a preserved mountain corner, with a view of Tirana and even the Adriatic Sea from above 1000 m above sea level.

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