Keep your drone pilot skills up to date

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:

  1. Re-taking and passing either:
  2. Successfully passing a flight review
  3. 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.