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Drone Laws in Bhutan

Drone regulations and links for people flying drones in Bhutan.

drone laws in BhutanBhutan Drone Regulations

According to Bhutan’s national aviation authority, the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), flying a drone in Bhutan is prohibited except for by the Government offices of Bhutan only.

If you’d like to contact the BCAA directly with any questions you might have, here is their contact information: aviation@druknet.bt / +975-08-271347

flying a drone in Bhutan

Why fly a drone in Bhutan? To get great aerial shots like these!

Pending General Rules for Flying a Drone in Bhutan

As of creating this resource, the BCAA website states that the draft of UAS regulation for Bhutan is not yet finalized. More guidelines will be created and posted in the near future. For more information on Bhutan’s drone laws, see this page on the BCAA website.

Know something we don’t about drone laws in Bhutan? Send us an email at support@uavcoach.com. We are not international aviation attorneys and do our best to keep this page up-to-date for drone pilots, but the reality is that given the pace of the small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) industry and how governments are responding, drone regulations in Bhutan can change throughout the year, and those changes can be hard to track. If we missed something, please reach out to let us know.

Want to get a feel for the kind of footage you could get flying a drone in Bhutan? Here you go: