CAAV Rules Part 101.

Vanuatu National RPAS Registration

All Vanuatu Airspace Is Controlled Airspace

ALL RPAS Operations (drone flights) in Vanuatu operate under the Civil Aviation Authority Vanuatu Rules Part 101.

- unless granted authorisation by the Director of Civil Aviation to conduct an Operation under Rules Part 102.

For Registration purposes there is no distinction between commercial use or recreational / personal use.


RPAS Registration consists of 2 separate registrations

- RPAS Operator registration (the person flying the drone)*

- the RPAS - Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (drone)


 *Operator (16yrs Min).


Visitor / Foreign Media Registration

Vanuatu Citizen / Permanent Resident Registration

Vanuatu Government NDN Registration

* All foreign drones and operators MUST be Registered prior to arrival in Vanuatu and will be checked at Customs

- penalties apply for unregistered drones

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