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Drone Laws in Egypt

A list of drone regulations and links for drone pilots in Egypt.

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According to Egypt’s national aviation authority, the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, flying a drone is technically legal in Egypt if you obtain permission from the Civil Aviation Authority, but according to our research it is very difficult to obtain permission.

If you’d like to contact the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority directly before you travel with any questions you might have, here is their contact information: info@civilaviation.gov.eg / +202 202-22677613

flying a drone in Egypt

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

General Rules for Flying a Drone in Egypt

Based on our research and interpretation of the laws, here are the most important rules to know for flying a drone in Egypt.

  • According to Law No. 28 of 1981, which was amended to include legislation about drones by Law No. 92 in 2003, before operating a drone for any reason in Egypt permission must first be obtained from the Civil Aviation Authority.

This is the only information we’ve been able to find about operating a drone in Egypt. For more information on Egypt’s drone laws, see this page on the Egypt Civil Aviation Authority website.

Know something we don’t about drone laws in Egypt? Send us an email at support[at]uavcoach[dot]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 Egypt 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 Egypt? Here you go: