Drone Laws in African Countries

Countries in Africa and a summary of their drone regulatory status – Regulations for recreational and commercial drone operators with links to regulators can be found by following the link to the country page.

NOTE: Countries are grouped into Continents using Wikipedia List of countries by continents. Some countries may be listed on multiple continents.

  • Algeria Flag - Algeria Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Algeria

    According to ENNA, Drone operations are restricted in Algeria without permission and not regulated. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Angola Flag - Drone laws in Angola

    Drone Laws in Angola

    According to INAVIC, Drone operations are not regulated in Angola. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Benin Flag - Benin Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Benin

    According to ANAC, drone use is allowed in Benin, subject to ANAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Botswana Flag - Drone Laws in Botswana

    Drone Laws in Botswana

    According to CAAB, drone use is allowed in Botswana, subject to CAAB regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Burkina Faso Flag - Burkina Fosa Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Burkina Faso

    According to ANAC, drone use is allowed in Burkina Faso, subject to ANAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Burundi Flag - Burundi Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Burundi

    According to AACB, drone use is allowed in Burundi, subject to AACB regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Cameroon Flag - Drone Laws in Cameroon

    Drone Laws in Cameroon

    According to CCAA, drone use is allowed in Cameroon, subject to CCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Cape Verde Flag - Drone Laws in Cape Verde

    Drone Laws in Cape Verde

    According to AAC, drone use is allowed in Cape Verde, subject to AAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Chad Flag - Drone laws in Chad

    Drone Laws in Chad

    According to ADAC, drone use is allowed in Chad, subject to ADAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Djibouti Flag - Djibouti Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Djibouti

    According to ACAM, Drone operations are not regulated in Djibouti. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Flag - Congo Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in DR Congo

    According to CAADRC, drone operations are allowed in DR Congo, subject to CAADRC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Egypt Flag - Egypt Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Egypt

    According to ECAA, drone operations are technically legal in Egypt subject to ECAA regulations.  Obtaining consent is very difficult. Read on for more details.

  • drone laws in Equatorial Guinea

    Drone Laws in Equatorial Guinea

    According to AAGE, Drone operations are not regulated in Equatorial Guinea. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • State of Eritrea Flag - Eritrea Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Eritrea

    According to ECAA, Drone operations are not regulated in Eritrea. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Flag - Ethiopia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Ethiopia

    According to ECAA, drone operations are allowed in Ethiopia, subject to ECAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Gabonese Republic Flag - Gabon Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Gabon

    According to ANAC, drone operations are allowed in Gabon, subject to ANAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Ghana Flag - Ghana Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Ghana

    According to GCAA, drone use is allowed in Ghana, subject to GCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Guinea Flag - Guinea Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Guinea

    According to AGAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Guinea. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Guinea-Bissau Flag - Guinea-Bissau Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Guinea-Bissau

    According to ANSAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Guinea-Bissau. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Kenya Flag - Kenya Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Kenya

    According to KCAA, drone use is allowed in Kenya, subject to KCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Kingdom of Lesotho Flag - Lesotho Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Lesotho

    According to CAD, Drone operations are not regulated in Lesotho. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Liberia Flag - Liberia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Liberia

    According to LCAA, drone operations are allowed in Liberia, and drafted regulations are not adopted yet. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for details.

  • State of Libya Flag - Libya Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Libya

    According to the CAA, Drone operations are prohibited in Libya without permission from the CAA. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Madagascar Flag - Madagascar Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Madagascar

    According to ACM, drones are allowed for commercial use in Madagascar, with permission from, and subject to ACM regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Malawi Flag - Malawi Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Malawi

    According to DCA, drones are allowed in Malawi, subject to DCA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Republic of Mali Flag - Mali Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Mali

    According to ANAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Mali. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Islamic republic of Mauritania Flag - Mauritania Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Mauritania

    According to ANAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Mauritania. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Mauritius Flag - Mauritius Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Mauritius

    According to DCA, drones are allowed in Mauritius, subject to DCA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Kingdom of Morocco Flag - Morocco Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Morocco

    According to DGCA, Drone operations are not regulated in Morocco. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Mozambique Flag - Mozambique Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Mozambique

    According to IACM, drones are allowed in Mozambique, subject to IACM regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Namibia Flag - Namibia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Namibia

    According to DCA, drones are allowed in Namibia, subject to DCA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Republic of the Niger Flag - Niger Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Niger

    According to ANAC, drones are allowed in Niger, subject to ANAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Nigeria Flag - Nigeria Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Nigeria

    According to NCAA, drones are allowed in Nigeria, subject to NCAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Rwanda Flag - Rwanda Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Rwanda

    According to CAA, drones are allowed in Rwanda, subject to CAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Flag - Sao Tome and Principe Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Sao Tome and Principe

    According to INAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Sao Tome and Principe. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Senegal Flag - Senegal Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Senegal

    According to ANACIM, drones are allowed in Senegal, subject to ANACIM regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Seychelles Flag - The Republic of Seychelles Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Seychelles

    According to the SCAA, flying drones is legal in Seychelles, but certain regulations must be strictly followed. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Sierra Leone Flag - Sierra Leon Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Sierra Leone

    According to SLCAA, drones are allowed in Sierra Leone, subject to SLCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Federal Republic of Somalia Flag - Somalia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Somalia

    According to SCAA, Drone operations are not regulated in Somalia. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • South Africa Flag - South Africa Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in South Africa

    According to the SACAA, flying drones is legal in South Africa, but certain regulations must be strictly followed. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of South Sudan Flag - South Sudan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in South Sudan

    According to SSCAA, Drone operations are not regulated in South Sudan. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of the Sudan Flag - Sudan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Sudan

    According to SCAA, Drone operations are not regulated in Sudan. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Swaziland Flag - Swaziland Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Swaziland

    According to SWACAA, drones are allowed in Swaziland, subject to SWACAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Tanzania Flag - Tanzania Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Tanzania

    According to TCAA, drones are allowed in Tanzania, subject to TCAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Central African Republic Flag - Central African Republic Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Central African Republic

    According to ANAC, Drone operations are not regulated in the Central African Republic. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Union of the Comoros Flag - Comoros Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Comoros

    According to ANACM, Drone operations are not regulated in Comoros. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of the Gambia Flag - The Gambia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in The Gambia

    According to CAA, drone use is allowed in the Gambia, subject to CAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Flag - Ivory Coast Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Ivory Coast

    According to ANAC, drone operations are allowed in the Ivory Coast, subject to ANAC regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Congo-Brazzaville Flag - Republic of the Congo Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Republic of the Congo

    According to ANAC, Drone operations are not regulated in Congo. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Togolese Republic Flag - Togo Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Togo

    According to ANAC, drone operations are allowed in Togo if granted permission and under strict regulations administered by ANAC. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Tunisia Flag - Tunisia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Tunisia

    According to OACA, Drone operations are not regulated in Tunisia. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Uganda Flag - Uganda Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Uganda

    According to CAA, Drone operations are allowed in Uganda but essentially limited to Ugandans, and subject to CAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Zambia Flag - Republic of Zambia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Zambia

    According to ZCAA, drones are allowed in Zambia, subject to ZCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Zimbabwe Flag - Zimbabwe Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Zimbabwe

    According to CAAZ, drones are allowed in Zimbabwe, subject to CAAZ regulations. Read on for more details.

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