Drone Laws in Paraguay

Agencies Responsible for regulating drones in the Republic of Paraguay

Drone Regulator in Paraguay: Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil (DINAC)

Link to Paraguay Drone Laws Guidance: Paraguay DINAC Drone Guidance (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 minimal instructions on a flyer that suggests drone use is allowed under certain conditions. The Flyer is linked above and translates roughly as follows:


To ensure the safety of air operations, the relevant procedure for obtaining Approval for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Operations (RPA) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) is made known to the interested parties. , also known as DRON, established in the Regulation promulgated by DINAC Resolution No. 2170/2017, which approves the Regulation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) – DINAC R1103, of November 21, 2017.

When activities take place in the vicinity of airports or aerodromes, in the city, and where there are large concentrations of people, generally unrelated to drone operations, such as the photographic shots, filming, surveying of topographic data, etc., the approval issued by DINAC for the desired operation will be previously obtained, allowing this to carry out the publication of a NOTAM communicating the activity to the Aeronautical Community.

  • Send the request for Approval to the Directorate of Aeronautics to the email dac@dinac.gov.pv five (business) days in advance containing the following data:
    • Name and Surname of the Applicant
    • Name and surname of the DRONE Operator (Remote Pilot) (Attach copy) Simple Civil Identity Card)
    • Brand, Model, and Serial Number of the DRONE
    • Description of the activity (including the type of activity and maximum height)
    • The time period of the activity (start/end date)
    • The time slot of the activity (start/end time)
    • Place of the activity 8) Area of the activity (surface defined by WGS84 Geographic Coordinates, degrees, minutes, seconds)
    • Indicate the contact telephone number and email of the applicant.
  • The response will be sent to the sender’s email address and/or the one indicated above.

FOR APPROVAL REQUEST: email dac@dinac.gov.pv
FOR GENERAL INQUIRIES: email gnna_dac@dinac.gov.pv
Phone: 021 688 2497/ 021 645 405
Applications will be received from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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, remote-controlled, and RC aircraft may be covered by the same regulations unless specified.

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