Drone Laws in Asian Countries

Countries in Asia 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.

  • Afghanistan Flag - Afghanistan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Afghanistan

    According to CAA, drone use is allowed in Afghanistan, however, regulations are not mature and may be subject to local interpretation. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Armenia Flag - Armenia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Armenia

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

  • Azerbaijan FLag - Azerbaijan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Azerbaijan

    According to CAA, drones are restricted for private drone pilots but allowed for commercial use in Azerbaijan, subject to CAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Kingdom of Bahrain Flag - Bahrain Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Bahrain

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

  • Bangladesh Flag - Bangladesh Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Bangladesh

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

  • Bhutan Flag - Bhutan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Bhutan

    According to BCAA, drone operations are limited to government use in Bhutan subject to regulations provided by the BCAA. Read on for details.

  • drone laws in Brunei

    Drone Laws in Brunei

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

  • Cambodia Flag - Cambodia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Cambodia

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

  • China Flag - Drone Laws in China

    Drone Laws in China

    According to CAAC, drone use is allowed in China, subject to CAAC 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.

  • Georgia Flag - The country of Georgia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Georgia (Country)

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

  • India Flag - India Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in India

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

  • Indonesia Flag - Indonesia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Indonesia

    According to DGCA, drone use is allowed in Indonesia, subject to strict DGCA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Iran Flag - Islamic Republic of Iran Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Iran

    According to CAOI, drone use is allowed in Iran, subject to strict CAOI regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Iraq Flag - Iraq Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Iraq

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

  • Israel Flag - Israel Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Israel

    According to CAAI, drone use is allowed in Israel, subject to very strict CAAI regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Japan Flag - Japan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Japan

    According to JCAB, drone use is allowed in Japan, subject to strict JCAB regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Jordan Flag - Jordan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Jordan

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

  • Kazakhstan Flag - Kazakhstan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Kazakhstan

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

  • Kuwait Flag - Kuwait Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Kuwait

    According to DGCA, drone use is allowed in Kuwait, subject to strict DGCA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Kyrgyz Republic Flag - Kyrgyzstan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Kyrgyzstan

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

  • Laos Flag - Laos Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Laos

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

  • Lebanon Flag - Republic of Lebanon Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Lebanon

    According to DGCA, drone use is allowed in Lebanon, subject to very strict DGCA and Lebanese Army regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Malaysia Flag - Malaysia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Malaysia

    According to CAAM, drones are allowed in Malaysia, subject to CAAM regulations. Read on for details.

  • Monaco Flag - Monaco Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Mongolia

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

  • Myanmar Flag - Myanmar Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Myanmar

    According to MDCA, drones are allowed in Myanmar, subject to MDCA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Nepal Flag - Nepal Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Nepal

    According to CAAN, drones are allowed in Nepal, subject to CAAN regulations. Read on for details.

  • Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Flag - North Korea Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in North Korea

    According to GACA, drone operations in North Korea are strictly limited to governmental agencies and require GACA authorization. Read on for more details.

  • Pakistan Flag - Pakistan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Pakistan

    According to PCAA, drones are allowed in Pakistan, subject to PCAA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Qatar Flag - Qatar Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Qatar

    According to the CAA, drone use is prohibited in Qatar without prior permission by CAA and is subject to strict regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Russia Flag - Russia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Russia

    According to FATA, drones are allowed in Russia, subject to FATA regulations. Read on for details.

  • Saudi Arabia Flag - Saudi Arabia Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Saudi Arabia

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

  • Singapore Flag - Singapore Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Singapore

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

  • South Kore Flag - Republic of Korea Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in South Korea

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

  • Sri Lanka Flag - Sri Lanka Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Sri Lanka

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

  • The Syrian Arab Republic Flag - Syria Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Syria

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

  • Taiwan Flag - Republic of China Taiwan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Taiwan

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

  • Republic of Tajikistan - Tajikistan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Tajikistan

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

  • Thailand Flag - Kingdom of Thailand Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Thailand

    According to CAAT, drones are allowed in Thailand, subject to CAAT regulations. Read on for details.

  • Maldives Flag - Republic of Maldives Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Maldives

    According to MCAA, drones are allowed on a case-by-case basis in the Maldives, subject to strict MCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Philippines Flag - The Philippines drone laws

    Drone Laws in the Philippines

    According to CAAP, drones are allowed in the Philippines, subject to CAAP regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Oman Flag - the Sultanate of Oman Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the Sultanate of Oman

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

  • United Arab Emirate Flag - UAE Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in the UAE

    According to GCAA, drones are allowed in the UAE, subject to GCAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Democratic Reoublic of Timor-Leste - Timor-Leste Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Timor-Leste

    According to CAA, Drone operations are not regulated in Timor-Leste. Use the ICAO’s recommendations. Read on for more details.

  • Turkey Flag - Turkey Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Turkey

    According to DGSAA, drones are allowed in Turkey, subject to DGSAA regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Turkmenistan Flag - Turkmenistan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Turkmenistan

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

  • Republic of Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Uzbekistan

    Drones are only allowed for governmental use in Uzbekistan. Aircraft models and toy models may be operated under less stringent rules. Read on for more details.

  • Vietnam Flag - Vietnam Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Vietnam

    According to CAAV, drones are allowed in Vietnam, subject to CAAV regulations. Read on for more details.

  • Republic of Yemen Flag - Yemen Drone Laws

    Drone Laws in Yemen

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

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