Main Drone Laws in Swaziland

A list of drone regulations and links
for drone pilots in the Swaziland

Swaziland's Drone Regulation Overview:

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Is a registration necessary?

Yes, it is requireed.
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Recreational use of drones allowed?

Yes, it is allowed.
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Is drone insurance mandatory?

It is obligated.
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Commercial use of drones permitted?

Yes, with conditioins.
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Does the drone need a badge?

Yes, it is required.
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Maximum Altitude:

120 meters
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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 the Airports.

Main Drone Laws in Swaziland

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When you decide to travel and fly your drone in Swaziland 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

 Swaziland’s Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA)

Contacts

info@swacaa.co.sz / +268 2518 4390

Latest Drone Laws in Swaziland

Our advice 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 Swaziland listed bellow.

In Swaziland, there are some specific rules for foreigners.

If you are a drone pilot and wish to travel and bring your drone to
Swaziland, you have to read follow special rules for such cases.

 – Before entering the country you have to obtain an import license. 

 – You need to obtain a letter of approval. This approval is issued by the SWACAA and allows you to fly your drone. 

General Drone Rules in Swaziland

 – Only drones with a weight of 1.5kg or less can be flown. 

 – Each drone flight must have an approval letter.

 – The drone must have a badge with the main important information of its owner. 

 – Keep the VLOS ( Visual Line Of Sight) during the entire flight. 

 – Max allowed altitude – 120 meters.

 – The drone insurance is obligated. 

 – Distance to people, building, or object – at least 50 meters. 

 – Flying over cities, roads, or any other sensitive areas- is forbidden.  

 – Flying near Airports or Airfields – is forbidden. 

 

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Some tourist travel tips for Swaziland

Swaziland is one of the smallest countries in Africa, which is why people have never heard of it. It offers a wide variety of scenic landscapes: mountains, savannas, rainforests, and rivers. Interestingly, Swaziland a dual monarchy, where the king traditionally rules with his mother. While the monarch is the chief administrator of the state, his mother is a spiritual leader.

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The huge territory is a prerequisite for the great diversity of cultures. For example, 11 languages ​​are officially recognized in the country and this ranks it second in the world in the number of official languages ​​after India. Its population is composed mainly of blacks – about 80%, and are divided into many ethnic groups, Europeans, Asians, and a mixed group. Her motto is “Different people, but united.” It is no coincidence that he is one of the founders of the United Nations, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the South Atlantic Area for Peace and Cooperation, the G20, and others. South Africa is a democratic parliamentary republic, but here the president also serves as head of government.

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