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Issue of Aerial photography Permit
Get the approvel from GHQ or Ministry of Defence for Aerial photography Permit for the Companies
Security Clearance
Applicable For Customers
  1. Receiving the request through e-mail or by hand.
  2. Ensure the validity of the documents.
  3. Prepare a letter to be sent to GHQ if the aerial 
    photography will be in Abu Dhabi or to MOD if the aerial photography will be in Dubai and north emirates.
  4. Follow-up by telephone.
  5. Receive the Approval from MOD or GHQ within 7 working days.
  6. Issuing security clearance or certificate.
  7. Notify the aviation safety affairs when issuing security 
    clearance for their process.
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent addressed (your Company) to U.A.E GCAA specifying aerial work activity rezone & dates.
  2. Crew passport + valid visa + scanned pictures of them.
  3. Crew aircraft licenses.
  4. Aircrafts certificate of airworthiness + page of reviewed Airworthiness (validation).
  5. Aircraft insurance certificate covering crew, hull and third party liabilities.
  6. No Objection Letter from the concerned Local Civil Aviation Department.
  7. A Copy of Trade License reflecting aerial work activities.
  8. Equipment details.
Fees Details
No Fees
Access and Delivery Time
7 Working Days
Terms and Conditions
Any companies want to performed areal photography in UAE should apply for the sevice

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Aerial Photography Permit Form

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