Recording of a drone pilot (Form)

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

To fly your drone in the open category, you must register with the DGAC.

This obligation concerns you if your drone has the following characteristics:

  • Mass greater than 250 grams
  • Mass less than 250 grams equipped with a camera.

Registration is done online on the AlphaTango portal, in the section “My Activity as Operator”.

At the end of the registration, an operator number, in the form "FRA + 13 characters, is given to you.

Go to the online administrative form

Verified 18 January 2021 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

For details, please use the practical information sheets :

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