Drone Laws in Paraguay

Agencies Responsible for regulating drones in the Republic of Paraguay

Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil (DINAC)

Paraguay DINAC Drone Flyer (In Spanish)


UAS Laws – General rules for flying drones in Paraguay

The Paraguay agency responsible for drone safety, DINAC, has provided several internet-accessible details on flying for fun or work. The highlights are enumerated below. For more details go to the link above.

Are drones allowed in Paraguay?

According to DINAC, drones are allowed in Paraguay, subject to DINAC regulations. Read on for details.

Here are the most important rules to know for flying a drone in Paraguay:

Paraguay has not published specific rules related to drone use. Instead, DINAC has published a minimal set of instructions on a flyer which suggests drone use is allowed under certain conditions. The Flyer is linked above and translates roughly as follows:

DINAC authorization is required for all drone operations

DO NOT fly over security areas such as military barracks, prisons, police stations, or over infrastructures such as power plants and distribution stations

Recreation use must be carried out in places allowed for model aircraft

Keep your Drone maintenance up to date


Notes for recreational drone pilots flying for fun in Paraguay

Follow the general rules listed above, but check for updates by visiting the regulator’s links provided.


Notes for operating Commercial Drone Services in Paraguay

Follow the general rules listed above, but check for updates by visiting the regulator’s links provided.


Useful published information on flying drones in Paraguay

Here is a useful introduction video (in Spanish) of tips for flying a drone legally in Paraguay…

NOTE: Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS), Small UAS, Remote Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and drone are interchangeable terms unless specified. Model aircraft, toy aircraft, Remote controlled aircraft, and RC aircraft may be covered by the same regulations unless specified.


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