The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has implemented mandatory registration for Unmanned Aircraft (UA) from 2 January 2020.

  • Any UA, such as a drone, with a total weight of above 250 grams must be registered before you fly.
  • Registrants must be at least 16 years old at registration.
  • From 2 April 2020, it will be an offence to operate an unregistered UA in Singapore.

Kindly click here for more information on the steps for UA Registration. More information on the Overview of Regulatory Requirements can be found here.

Effective from 1 February 2021, users who operate their unmanned aircraft (UA) with a total weight of more than 1.5 kilograms and not exceeding 7 kilograms, for recreational or educational purposes, are required to undergo a one-time UA Basic Training to be conducted by CAAS-approved UA Basic Training organisations. Users must be at least 16 years old at the point of flying the UA. For requirements concerning operating a UA exceeding 7 kilograms, please click here.


Drone laws in Singapore must be comply at all times during the usage of drones in Singapore.