Can I fly my drone in Namibia?

You can bring a drone into Namibia subject to Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) regulations. If you are planning on bringing a drone with you there are special considerations for foreigners flying drones. It is also good idea to check with the international flight carrier you will be flying with as to whether there are any specific requirements that need to be met.

In order to fly and operate a drone within Namibia you must obtain written authorization from:

Note: Foreign nationals to Namibia must submit applications for permission to fly recreationally at least 60 calendar days before and commercially at least 120 days before the intended flight.

NB: Remember there are rules that must be adhered to when flying or operating a drone as follows:

For more information on who to contact and how to register, click here.

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