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To register unmanned aircraft ( drone) in the UAE, for authorized uses by authorized people in accordance with the rules and regulations of the General Authority for Civil Aviation and within the allowed airspace for the unmanned aircrafts activities.
Safety Policy, Regulation and Planning
Applicable For Customers
Resident [Arabic]
Resident [Foreigner]
  1. Application:
    The Applicant shall submit an application through the E-Services system once he purchased UAS/Drone and before operating the product through GCAA website or the smart mobile application "My Drone Hub"
  2. Review:
    The GCAA will review all documentation for registration process. The review will included provided information as mandatory requirements, Supporting documents (Emirates ID and UAS/Drone specification details and photo).
  3. Issue of UAS/Drone Registration Certificate:
    The GCAA will only issue UAS/Drone Registration Certificate, when the GCAA is satisfied that all the required information and submitted documents are in line with the requirements and are acceptable.
    Once the request approved by the GCAA, the applicant will receive an email along with UAS/Drone Registration Certificate.
Required Documents
  1. Attach valid Emirates ID Copy
  2. Attached UAS/Drone serial number
  3. Attach UAS/Drone colored Photo
Fees Details
No fee
Access and Delivery Time
12 working days
Terms and Conditions

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Last Modified : 02 Mar 2022

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Fax: +97142111626
Postal Address:
P.O.Box: 30500
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Working Hours:
7:30am to 4:00pm (Mon to Thu), 7:30am to 12:30pm (Fri)

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00971 4 2828270 (Dubai)
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