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According to the Ministerial Decree 402-2015, the authority designated with the necessary powers and allocated responsibilities for the authorisation and compliance of organisations and persons involved in Unmanned Aircraft operations and related training in the airspace of the Republic of Cyprus is the Department of Civil Aviation of Cyprus (DCAC).

Owners and operators of Drones, from the small consumer devices used for recreation to large unmanned aircraft used for other purposes, are required to comply with the provisions of the applicable European Regulations. for drones. Violation of the law constitutes an offence and offenders will be liable to penalties.

This online system has been developed according to the guidelines and requirements of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947 and will be updated according to changes in the regulations.


Statutory Instrument 402/2015 (27.11.2015)

Civil Aviation Decree (Conditions for the Operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Republic of Cyprus) 2015 as amended.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947

on rules and procedures for the operation of Unmanned Aircraft

Airspace Reservation Request Form (NOTAM)

NOTAM request form to be submitted for authorisation when conducting UAS operations in restricted airspace in Cyprus

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