Submit a drone safety assurance declaration: New drones

If you build or modify Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or “drones”, you can make a declaration to Transport Canada identifying the capabilities of the system.

RPAS Safety Assurance declaration for new drones

I hereby declare the following make and model of remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) has been developed and verified to meet the technical requirements for operating in the environments identified below, and the associated documentation, as defined in Canadian Aviation Regulations 901.76, has been made available and is available for inspection or retention by the Minister.

I understand and agree that by signing this declaration I am responsible for ensuring the RPAS model continues to comply with Canadian Aviation Regulations Standard 922 and Canadian Aviation Regulations 901.76 as long as it appears on the Transport Canada listing of RPAS with defined RPAS Safety Assurance Declarations.

Indicates required field
Aircraft category (check one):
RPAS Visual Line-of-Sight Operational Environments (check all that apply):
(1) Required Accuracy
(1) Protections against Injury to Persons on the Ground
(2) Warning and Alerts
(1 and 2) Protections against Injury to Persons on the Ground
(3) Warning and Alerts
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Information submitted through this form will be forwarded to a technical expert for review. Please note, however, that feedback on issues submitted through this means cannot always be provided.