Drone Laws - Ireland

Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)




From the 21st December, drone registration is mandatory in accordance with the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order S.I. 563 of 2015. (pdf below) All drones over 1kg must be registered. You must be over 16 years of age to register a drone. Drones operated by those under 16 years of age must be registered by a parent or legal guardian. In order to register your drone, you must first register with ASSET, the IAA's online terrain mapping system. Once done, you will be able to register your drone via the ASSET system.

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