What is UAV Drone Registration?

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If you operate a UAV, or ” unmanned aerial vehicle,” and you want to be in compliance with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)drone Registration Rule, you must apply for an FAA Drones Registration. In order to safely and securely transport or store your UAVs, you must label each as well. Labels must be legibly printed and must include the FAA logo. When choosing a printing company, make sure that they specialize in aviation ink labeling.

Federal Aviation Administration’s 

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To operate or store your UAV(s), you must register your aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)drone Registration Rule. To do this, you will need an FAA Drones Registration number. You will also need to display your identification number on each drone.

To apply for an FAA Registration number, log onto the FAA’s website. Then follow the instructions for submitting the required forms. Once your application has been submitted and approved, you will receive a confirmation letter from the FAA. The letter will include your application number and instructions on how to complete the next steps of registering your UAVs. Labels each must be uniquely labeled.

It is important to remember to keep all forms for applying for an FAA drone registration together. Do not discard these forms or lose them. Always keep them together so that you can make a single trip to the airport when registering your aircraft. UAV remote identification numbers or (Remoteial Identification Module, or RIK). and serial numbers are the two most important pieces of information to provide when applying for an FAA drone registration.

Airworthiness certificate

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Once your registration number is issued, you are required to renew your airworthiness certificate yearly. Most remote-controlled vehicles are only registered for three years; however, you may register your UAVs for up to five years. Before you apply for the extension to your UAVs’ registration, ensure that your aircraft has not logged more than three years of flight time. Check the current regulations for your area and set a timeframe as to how long you plan to keep your UAV grounded. Once you are sure you are ready to apply, the FAA will issue you a new authorization card.

Traditional aircraft registration

If you choose to use a traditional aircraft registration process, it is important to understand that most areas require a person to be present during the registration process, at any time. This means that if you plan to work with a traditional aircraft registration service, you will have to schedule a time in your schedule to be at your office when they are available. If you decide to go with a company that offers expedited service instead, it means that you can complete the registration process as fast as possible.


Once you have logged into your account and submitted your information, you should receive a remote access code or password. If you do not have a password, the website will ask for one. If you have already registered your UAV with the FAA, you can still log on and register your UAV online. However, if you have never registered before, you will be provided with a temporary authorization code. Once you enter the code, you can see a message asking you to log in to complete the registration process. When you log in, you will see a message saying that your UAV has not been registered yet.

You have to remember that you can only release the UAV to an authorized user; anyone other than the authorized user can only shoot it down using a shotgun mounted on a fixed platform in outer space. If you want to shoot down an unwanted UAV, you must give the military officials who have jurisdiction over the area notice before you fly it. The only way you can legally release your UAV is to use an authorization code given to you by the local authorities. If you forget the registration number, you will have to start all over again until you find the right registration code.

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