Drone regulations in Monaco

In Monaco, you need permission for almost all drones flights. There is only an exception for copters with a take-off weight of maximum 500 grams. The permit may be requested from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and shall be valid for three years. In the application, you have to give a lot of information about the planned controllers, the affected copters (including a description of the security features) and the flight procedures.

Maximum flight altitude: No information available yet.

Maximum horizontal distance and FPV: No information available yet

Compulsory insurance: For the application to the CAA, a copy of drone insurance must be attached.

Maximum take-off weight (MTOW): Without permission from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), you are only allowed to fly with drones with a maximum weight of 500 grams like the DJI Mavic Air.

Distance to airports: You have to stay at distance of 150 meters to the outside limit of Heliports.

Other safe distances: No specifications are known.

Flight bans: Drones flights at the Prince’s Palace and the Place du Palais are not permitted without obtaining permission before.

Good to know: For official film shooting, you have to apply first for permission to film.

Helpful links: Requirements for the application

We have researched the listed drone regulations for Monaco 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 Monaco!