FAA Recreational Drone Registration

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FAA Recreational Drone Registration

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3 Year FAA Recreational Drone Registration, FAA Certificate of Registration (PDF), Drone Labeling Instructions, Drone Safety Guidance

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  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Registration Certificate: Recreational use, valid for 3 years, PDF format.
  • Drone Labeling Instructions and Safety Guidance: Tips for drone labeling and basic drone safety guidance.
  • Optional 3x Drone Labels: You are required to label the exterior of your drone with your certificate number. Waterproof, 1.875" x 0.875" (each label), available in several colors. (+$8.99)
  • Optional Drone ID Card: You must present your registration to law enforcement and FAA representatives upon request. Credit card size, 30-mil thickness, dual-sided and printed in full color. (+$12.99)

To fly under the exception for recreational flyers, you must:

  • Register and label your drone
  • Fly only for recreational purposes
  • Follow the safety guidelines of a community based organization
  • Keep your drone within the visual line of sight or use a visual observer
  • Give way and do not interfere with any manned aircraft
  • Get prior authorization before operating in controlled airspace
  • Fly at or below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace
  • Comply with all airspace restrictions
  • Pass an aeronautical knowledge and safety test

In order to register, you must be:

  • 13 years of age or older (if the owner is less than 13 years of age, a person 13 years of age or older must register the drone)
  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (visiting foreign nationals must register their drone upon arrival in the United States.)

In order to register, you'll need:

  • Email address
  • Credit card or debit card
  • Physical address (not a post office box)

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Drone Registration Accessories