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Approvals, Authorizations & Authentications

Request for Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Operation from CAA

  • Last Updated 28 Jun, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Civil Aviation Authority
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance
Intended Audience
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Parent, Employee


Persons who are interested in operating Remotely Piloted Aircrafts Systems (RPAS) can obtain the necessary licensing to operate aircraft from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the State of Qatar.

Any RPAS operation in the territorial airspace of the State of Qatar without a prior consent from the CAA is prohibited and poses a serious threat to safety and air navigation of the State.

Online Instructions

  • Access the CAA website and click on "RPAS Operation Application" from the "E-Services" menu under "Aeronautical Information Management."
  • Fill out the online application form by entering the following details:
  • Name or Project Description.
  • Choose the activity operation (if it is for "Photography" or "Videography" or "Survey" or "Inspection").
  • Choose the RPAS needed for operation ("Drone" or "Model Aircraft").
  • Fill out the required details by clicking on Part (1) Applicant Details, Part (2) RPAS Operator Details, Part (3) RPAS Activity Details, and attach the required documents in Part (4).
  • Type the verification code and click on "Submit."

Additional Information

  • You must complete all the details per each step before moving to the next one.
  • Please view the provisions of Law No.(15) of 2002 on civil aviation in the State of Qatar.
  • You can view the frequently asked questions in terms of Radio-controlled planes and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) by persons and amateurs as well as the rules and regulations of the Qatar R\C Sport Center.

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