Unmanned Aircraft - any aircraft that can be flown
or used without an individual on board, such as radio-controlled
aircraft, drones and remote-controlled kites - with a total weight
above 250 grams, must now be registered with the Civil Aviation
Authority before it can be operated in Singapore.
Registrants must be 16 years old and above.
The registration process involves the purchase of
a registration label
at 27 designated SingPost post offices, followed by the completion
of the UA registration online.
A registration fee of SG$15 per UA
will be collected at the point of purchase of the registration
For Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, each
individual is allowed to purchase up to five registration labels.
For non-Singaporeans or non-PRs, each individual is allowed to
purchase only one label. Anyone who wishes to purchase more than
the purchasing limit can submit their request by
email to CAAS.
UA users will have a three-month
grace period, which started on 2 January 2020, to register their UA.
April 2020, it will be an offence to operate an unregistered UA
with a total weight of above 250 grams in Singapore. Offenders
could face a fine of up to $10,000, or imprisonment not exceeding
6 months, or both.