Drone Registration - Australian Government

Description

You will need to register your drone or remotely piloted aircraft if you intend to fly it for business or as part of your job. This applies to all drones that you fly to provide any type of service. This may include activities such as:

  • selling photos or videos taken from a drone
  • inspecting industrial equipment, construction sites or infrastructure
  • monitoring, surveillance or security services
  • research and development
  • any drone activities on behalf of your employer or business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • be at least 16 years old
  • have a remotely piloted aircraft operator certificate or remote pilot licence
  • provide proof of identification
  • have an aviation reference number
  • have a myCASA account.

Duration

One year

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All myCASA (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Application process

Apply

Please register your drone using your myCASA account.

Additional information

You do not need to register your drone if:

  • you do not intend to fly it
  • you are only flying for sport or recreation. including model aircraft flown at approved model airfields.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Mailing address: CASA National Headquarters
16 Furzer Street
Phillip, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 17 57
Email: rpas@casa.gov.au
Website: Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Opens in new window)