venezuela-drone-laws
height flight limit

122m max height

can't fly over crowds of people

Don't drop anything from your drone

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5km from airports

50m from private proprety

All Drone Laws in Venezuela for 2020 (Complete Guide)

This is a guide for the drone laws in Venezuela for 2020 (updated every year) where you'll get a clue about what you can or shouldn't do while flying a quadcopter anywhere in this country.

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Can I fly a drone in the Venezuela?

Flying a drone in Venezuela should be legal if we are to go by Venezuela’s National Aviation Authority, however,  it is imperative that you do your due diligence. There was a story where the Venezuelan president was nearly assassinated by a drone rigged with explosives. If it were up to me, I would follow all the rules required of the country to the latter, as it is natural for any country to focus on that industry very seriously.

How to get a drone license in Venezuela

  1. You must be a Venezuelan national or from a friendly country
  2. You must have an understanding of the Spanish language
  3. Must have an Aeronautical Medical Certificate

Rules for flying drones in Venezuela

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Anyone above 16 years old, can fly their drone with a supervising adult. They must abide by the following rules:

  • height icon
    Height limit of 122m
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    50m from private property
    Maintain a healthy distance of 50 m from private property
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    Contact info
    Mark your drones with contact and profile information
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    No flying near airports
    Keep 5 Km away from airports and give priority to manned aircraft
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    Do not tow, carry or drop anything from your drone.
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    Insurance recommended
    Subscribing for insurance I highly recommended.

How can I register a drone in Venezuela?

Go to the online portal and make your submission.

Details required for registration are:

 

  • Personal details
  • Technical information of the drone
  • The drone’s flight path

Can I fly a commercial drone in Venezuela?

To fly a commercial drone you must register:

  1. Online through the portal
  2. Submit the online form
  3. Pay an amount on the online platform.

 

Third-party insurance cover is mandatory in Venezuela. It takes 8 days to process your application in Venezuela. 

 

  • Registration is 100 Venezuelan tax units (subject to current currency inflations of course)