Drone Safety

Transport Canada regulates the use of drones to keep the public and other airspace users safe. Before you take to the skies, make sure you understand the rules and follow them. Not doing so could put lives at risk and cost you up to $25,000 in fines and/or jail time.

Drone safety holiday toolkit

If you receive a drone, or give one as a gift this holiday season, make sure it’s flown safely and legally. We encourage you to:

Flying your drone safely and legally

Aviation regulations, air safety, UAV and drone regulations

Getting permission to fly your drone

Applying for a Special Flight Operations Certificate, qualifying for an exemption

Report a drone incident

Report an emergency, complete a drone incident report form

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