Drone regulations in Belgium
Last update on 25.04.2021 | 5 Kommentare
In this article, you will find the current legislation for the use of drones in Belgium.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Beglium since December 31, 2020. This has largely harmonized the rules for remote pilots. You only have to register as an operator in one European country and your EU drone license is also recognized across countries.
If you want to register in Belgium, you can do so via this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Belgium
In Belgium, the regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) apply. The following is a summary of the key facts. For a complete overview, read our article on the new EU drone regulation.
National peculiarities in Belgium
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Belgium, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
Further rules in Belgium
The minimum age for remote pilots in Belgium is not uniformly at 14 years. You have to be 16 years old to perform risky maneuvers. This includes flights in the sub-category A2 and the special category.
If you already have an old class 1 or class 2 permit in Belgium, these are still valid until January 1, 2022. The BCAA is responsible for new licenses under EU law.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Belgium to the best of our knowledge. We can not guarantee the correctness of the information. If you want to be on the safe side, please contact the competent aviation authority. Alternatively, you can also ask the embassy in your country for further information about the regulations. Please leave us a comment when you receive news and/or gain experience with your copter in Belgium!