It is important to keep your knowledge and skills up to date once you have obtained your pilot certificate.
Before operating a drone, you must have completed one of the following within the previous 24 months:
- Re-taking and passing either:
- Successfully passing a flight review
- Completing any one of the following training activities:
Your pilot certificate does not expire, but you must be able to show proof of completion of one of these activities whenever you fly.
Drone pilots must carry a valid drone pilot certificate at all times while operating their drone. A valid drone pilot certificate is a printed or electronic document issued by Transport Canada. No other form of certification will be accepted.