Drones: Certificated Remote Pilots including Commercial Operators
If you have a small drone that is less than 55 pounds, you can fly for work or business by following the Part 107 guidelines. To fly under Part 107 rules, there are 3 main steps.
Step 1: Learn the Rules
Make sure you understand what is and is not allowed under Part 107 rules.
Step 2: Become an FAA-Certified Drone Pilot by Passing the Knowledge Test
To be eligible to get your Remote Pilot Certificate, you must be: At least 16 years old Able to read, write, speak, and understand English Be in a physical and mental condition to safely fly a UAS
Step 3: Register your Drone with the FAA
Registration costs $5 and is valid for 3 years. You'll need a credit or debit card and the make and model of your drone handy in order to register. Learn more about registering your drone .