Frequently Asked Questions Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: CAASWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Flying of Unmanned AircraftRegulated Activities 1. Why is there a need to regulate the use of unmanned aircraft? The regulatory and permit framework for unmanned aircraft operations in Singapore seeks to facilitate the use of unmanned aircraft and mitigates the associated public safety and security risks. 2. What are security-sensitive locations and why are they gazetted as protected areas? Security-sensitive locations are buildings, structures and facilities with security significance. To mitigate security risks posed by unmanned aircraft operations, a list of security-sensitive locations will be gazetted as protected areas under the Air Navigation Act.The specific locations of the Protected Areas, as and when they are declared by the Minister for Transport, will be published in the Government Gazette and updated here.An unmanned aircraft is prohibited from overflying a protected area or taking photographs of a protected area using an unmanned aircraft unless the operator has a permit to do so. 3. What are the conditions for use of radio frequencies for unmanned aircraft? Due to the risk of interference or loss of control of the unmanned aircraft, users of unmanned aircraft that contain wireless devices have to comply with IMDA's regulations. 4. What can I do if I feel my privacy has been violated by an operating unmanned aircraft? Pertaining to privacy issues, incidents of a person using an unmanned aircraft to pry into another person’s property and privacy will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration the context and circumstances. As a general principle, enforcement action will be taken against users whose activities constitute an offence under existing laws such as the Penal Code.You may contact the nearest Neighbourhood Police Post to make a police report.The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has published the Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act for Selected Topics applicable to images captured by unmanned aircraft operations for non-recreational/non-research purposes. 5. Am I allowed to carry an unmanned aircraft on board an aircraft? Policies pertaining to the carriage of an unmanned aircraft on board an aircraft may differ from airline to airline. Travellers may wish to check with the airline they intend to travel with prior to embarking on their flight. 6. Is there an age limit for applying of permits? There is no age limit for permit holders. However, permit holders are expected to be familiar with the regulations, and be capable of ensuring the safe and responsible operations of their unmanned aircraft. If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your Feedback to let us know how we can help you.