Drone regulations in Italy

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

Drone regulations in Italy Overview:


Is a registration necessary?

You need to have Registration.

Recreational use of drones allowed?

It is recommended. 

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 meters

Respect the privacy of other people

Don’t forget this rule.

Not allowed drones near airports

Stay away from Arports.

Drone rules in Italy


Italy has plenty of beauties that the drone pilots love to shoot. But like every country in the world, Italy also have own rules and laws. That’s why we advise you to check them before fly your drone above.

No matter of the country the drone community have some basic principles which each drone pilot must follow.

They are:

– Keep all the time visual contact with the drone.

– Never fly above Airports and Airfields.

– Always check the technical condition of the drone before flight.

– Always read and inform yourself about regional drone laws and rules.

– Be prepared with everything and for everything.

Main responsive authorities

The main Authority responsive for the drone flights is the

Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC)




[email protected] / Tel +39 06 445 961


Drone regulations in Italy

Always read latest news and search maximum information before perform a flight.


Basic drone regulations in Italy

Drone must be supplied with plate witch is showing the data of identification – of the pilot and the drone. Some copy of this – identical, must be placed on the remote pilot station. Since 1st of July 2016 for all drones who can transmit data in real time – need to have Electronic Identification Device.

Other Drone regulations:

    • – Flying night is forbidden.

    • – Keep direct eye contact during all the process.

    • – It is NOT allow to fly above people, big sports events, concerts or crowds.

    • – 5 kilometers is the minimum distance to Airports or Airfields.

    • – For recreational usages drones must keep not to fly more than 70 meters above the ground.

    • – For Commercial purposes the drones must keep height under 150 meters.

    • – A Statement of Compliance with requirements to ENAC along with a 94 Euro processing fee must be submitted from the drone pilots for drones conducted low-risk operations.

    • – For high-risked operations – the drone pilots must pass training and get operating Certificate. As well Health Certificate. More information about rules and requirements – you can read on – this page on the ENAC website.

You can also read full Regulation for flying drone in Italy on PDF – here this document issued by ENAC.

Some tourist travel tips for Germany

Some interesting places where you can fly your drone and shoot amazing landscapes and views.

We offer you some of the most stunning tour places so you can choose the most lovely destination for you. The beauty of the rivers and the mountains in Italy is famous for the tourists. The drone pilots can get amazing shots and videos.

– Genoa This city has something special – The Ligurian port. It is known as ‘laSuperba‘ and the views there are stunning. The coastline is impressive and beautiful.

– Pompeii – Super popular destination for tourists in Italy. The ancient city is very attractive and have a lot of visitors. The surrounding area is absolutely beautiful. You can get perfect photos with you drone if you choose to go there.  – Palermo –  The Capital of Culture of Italy the perfect Sicilian city. Here you can find many different cultures and nations. The hall area of Palermo is full of beauties witch you can catch with your drone.



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