Drone Authorization Request
(within controlled airspace or restricted areas in Seychelles)
Authorization Request Process
Step 1: After you have read and understood the above mentioned documents, please download the authorization request form from the table below.
The authorization request form and supporting documentation must be submitted not less than 72 hours in advance of any intended operation.
The applicant will receive a response from the Safety and Security Regulation Department of SCAA as soon as all internal coordination and assessments have been completed. Any omission of information requested in the authorization request form may result in a delay of processing of the authorization request.
Authorization Request Form
|Application for Authorization to Use Drones (UAS) within Controlled Airspace or Restricted Areas in Seychelles||03||(PDF)|
Do I have to pay a fee to request for an authorization?For the time being all drone authorization requests are free of charge.
How do I know where the controlled airspaces or restricted areas are located in Seychelles?The controlled airspaces and restricted areas in Seychelles can be identified by familiarizing yourself with the "Unmanned Aircraft / Drone Operation Safety Guidelines" and "Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)" documentation here.
What is controlled and uncontrolled airspace?Controlled airspace is airspace of defined dimensions within which ATC services are provided.
Uncontrolled airspace is airspace where an Air Traffic Control (ATC) service is not necessary or cannot be provided for practical reasons.