Drone Laws in France

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

drone-laws-in-franceFrance Regional Governing Body

Ministère de l’Écologie, du Développement durable et de l’Énergie
Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy

UAV specifics:


Operators after obtaining authorization from the DGAC, also need to undergo four flight scenarios.
Professional operators must have a manual for specific activities (MAP) and provide a declaration of compliance.
Operators must undergo training and obtain a theoretical statement of skill level (DNC).
Technical files for specific vehicle classes are also required.

Applying for an Operators’ Certificate:
Applications must be sent to your regional CASD/IR.
The link to the list can be found here: http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/Questions-frequentes.html

Model Aircraft


UAV Operator Qualification Requirements

Declaration of Compliance

Regional Organizations