Drone Registration

  1. All documents must be provided in English. Documents not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  2. You are required to provide certified proof of identification strictly a valid passport or national identity document and documents relating to ownership, hire, lease or partnership of the remotely piloted aircraft, either local or foreign.
  3. An application for the issuing or renewal of a letter of approval shall be made to the Authority in writing and shall be accompanied by an appropriate fee specified in the Second Schedule of SI 271 of 2018.
  4. CAAZ will use the information collected in this form for purposes associated with performing its functions under civil aviation legislation and other Zimbabwean laws.
  5. No remotely piloted aircraft shall be registered in Zimbabwe, unless such remotely piloted aircraft has been issued with a letter of approval by the Authority.
  6. No remotely piloted aircraft (drone) shall be operated within Zimbabwe, unless it has been registered by the Authority

By submitting this form, you declare that:

  1. All statements in this application are true and correct in every particular and that I have read and understood all provisions of the Civil Aviation (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) Regulations, SI 271 of 2018 as amended currently in force.
  2. I consent to CAAZ using and disclosing my personal information in accordance with CAAZ Policies and Zimbabwean laws including exchanging the information with ICAO, State and Territory government agencies.
  3. I have attached all required documentation specified in the applicant checklist and acknowledge that to knowingly make a false or misleading statement is an offence.
  4. I shall only use the drone/RPA as an individual’s personal and private purpose where there is no commercial outcome, interest or gain;
  5. I shall observe all statutory requirements relating to liability, privacy and any other laws enforceable by any other authorities within Zimbabwe.
  6. I am fully aware of dangers of negligent operation of an RPA/drone including but not limited to collision with other aircraft, with possible fatal results; injury to the public; damage to people’s property; legal liability for breaking laws such as privacy by-laws and other laws enforceable by other authorities within Zimbabwe.