Jamaica Drone Laws

Jamaica Drone Laws

1. Drone Laws In Jamaica
2. Buying Drones In Jamaica
3. Commercial Jamaica Drone Laws
4. Flying Drones In Jamaica 
5. Contact Information

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General Jamaica Drone Laws

Drone use is allowed in Jamaica, but there are several Jamaica drone laws that need to be followed when flying in the country. Operators must ensure that they follow the following laws when flying in Jamaica,

  • You cannot fly higher than 400 feet (122 meters)
  • You cannot fly farther than 1640 feet (500 meters)
  • You cannot fly within 500 feet (152 meters) of an assembly of people
  • You cannot fly within 165 feet (50 meters) of any person
  • You cannot fly your drone over private or public property without prior permission from the property owner
  • You cannot fly your drone at night or during times where there is low visibility
  • You cannot drop any item from your drone
  • You cannot fly near airports or in areas where aircraft are operating


Buying Drones In Jamaica

Read our buying guide for Buying Drones In Jamaica. It includes information on drones for sale in Jamaica, import taxes and requirements, payment, and shipping.


Commercial Jamaica Drone Laws

If you intend to fly your drone for commercial purposes in Jamaica you must first recieve permission from the aviation authority. You can get permission by emailing the aviation authority all the details surrounding your proposed drone use, such as area, date, time, and purpose. The contact information for the Jamaica aviation authority is listed at the bottom of this page.


Flying Drones In Jamaica

Jamaica is an amazing country and there are many amazing places from Kingston to Rio Grande where you can capture amazing aerial photography while adhering to the drone laws in Jamaica. Here is a video taken by Warren Weir showcasing Jamaica’s beauty from above.


Contact Information 

Call: (876) 960-3948, 3965, 4033

Email: jcivav@cwjamaica.com

Jamaica drone laws are up to date as of February 1, 2016

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