Drone regulations in Spain
Last update on 11.04.2021 | 28 Kommentare
In this article, we have summarized for you the drone laws in Spain.
Due to its unique culture and fascinating landscape, Spain is a popular travel destination for many. And rightly so! The southern European country has the most diverse drone motives from beaches to mountains, lakes, forests, cliffs and volcanoes.
The EU Drone Regulation has been in force in Spain 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 Spain, you can do so via this link.
Overview of the European rules that apply in Spain
In Spain, 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 Spain
Each country can define certain aspects of its drone regulations. For Spain, the following requirements apply in addition to the European regulations.
AESA: [email protected]
Further rules for drone pilots in Spain
If you want to obtain a drone license in Spain, you can find information about the Open Category here and the Specific Category here. Permits and licenses already issued (certificado básico, avanzado, práctico) according to Ley 18/2014 and Real Decreto 1036/2017 remain valid until January 1, 2022.
We have researched the listed drone regulations for Spain 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 Spain!