Drone regulations in Estonia
In this post, you will learn which rules apply to the operation of drones in Estonia.
In Estonia, you are always allowed to fly with your drone. However, there are areas where special permits are required. This map shows several regions. For the blue area around Tallinn, you get a permit for 45 euros (application here), which is valid for twelve months. For the red-marked areas, you can apply for individual permissions per flight. The processing time for such applications is about three to seven working days.
Overview: Drone rules in Estonia
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General rules for the operation of drones in Estonia
In controlled airspace (Tallinn, Tartu, and Aemari) flights are only possible with permission from the tower.
Permits can be issued for one year if you want to fly over 150 meters or in controlled airspace. The license is 45 euros and valid for up to one year. Despite the permission, the respective flights in this airspace must be coordinated with the air traffic control. Use this form. The processing time is 3 or 7 working days.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Estonia 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 Estonia!