How to get approval to fly a drone in Greece | Step by Step Guide

How to get approval to fly a drone in Greece | Step by Step Guide

This video is the step-by-step guide for getting approval to fly drones in Greece. So just follow along the process to fill up the form for the places where you want to fly a drone.

Content of the Videos –
00:00 Introduction
00:01 Cinematic Drone Shots of Athens
00:33 Steps to take to fly a drone in Greece
01:19 Websites of Drone Aware –
02:13 How to fill the form to fly a drone in Greece?
04:26 How to get the flight polygon coordinates for the place where you want to fly a drone?
05:45 Email Id to get the approval for flying drones in Greece?
06:13 What if I missed reaching the location where I want to fly a drone?
06:44 Sample Approved Form for Flying Drone in Greece
06:52 Drone Shot of Santorini

HCAA Drone Application Form –


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  1. Layila Faon on April 22, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    wow amazing looks so amazing!

  2. Isaac Taylor on April 22, 2022 at 6:08 pm

    Turn down the music. Can’t hear you

  3. Naan & Luchi Vlogs on April 22, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    Hi, you do a good job man. Liked your videos. 🙂 Keep it up

  4. Offbeat Travel VK on April 22, 2022 at 6:18 pm

    Thanks for this man! Can you give me some more locations where you shot in Santorini as now I only feel the southern tip with the lighthouse is an available option?

  5. M3AMG63 on April 22, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    So, when I fly my drone within 50 meters, I don’t need all of that right? Is this still valid?

  6. 3Rano on April 22, 2022 at 6:23 pm

    Hi there! Cheers for this video, i can confirm that i got my 4 flight approval so far. And i got decision in less then uhm 4-5h! 🙂 My question to You is that : as i never been to the Santorini Island so i choose the flight location a bit at random. Can you recommend some interesting spots to fly? Thx in advance!

  7. Chendi Qian on April 22, 2022 at 6:31 pm

    Very nice and clear instructions! I would like to ask if you know how to fly over historical area e.g. Parthenon 🙂
    I would be visiting Greece in September

  8. Tris Chao on April 22, 2022 at 6:32 pm

    So if my drone is less than 250grams i’ll be ok to fly without any approval as long as it no farther 50 meters?

  9. sonali bhowmick on April 22, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    Need to visit Greece now

  10. Steven on April 22, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    I live in Greece and I can say that drone regulations are not enforced here. Many people actually approach you and watch you fly the drone. Of course you need to respect other people and for example make sure you don’t fly over archaeological sites or near military installations. I’ve had cops sitting next to me while I was flying my drone and they didn’t bother me.

  11. Chasing Whereabouts on April 22, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Which place is the most difficult to fly drone? Any Comments

  12. Santhosh Radhakrishna on April 22, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Does this even include for drones less than 250grams ?

  13. K0net0 on April 22, 2022 at 6:40 pm

    Hello, nice video. I just have one question. There is a possibility of me going to Greece this summer. Does the drone need to be registered to send the e-mail or it can not be registered, I just need to send an e-mail…? Because in the form it says UAS Registration Number. So, here, my question is does it need to be registered or I can leave that empty (UAS Registration Number). My drone is just 249g (Mavic Mini). Thank you…

  14. Gabriel Stoinea on April 22, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    Hi, you mentioned in your video that you flew a drone in Santorini. What is the process of getting approval there? From what I can see on the DAGR map, the whole island is pretty much yellow. Thanks!

  15. Pratyush Mehrotra on April 22, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    With these shots you should be given a permanent approval.. 🔥❤️

  16. John Themelis on April 22, 2022 at 6:56 pm

    How enforcing are the authorities now? When i was last in GR in 2017, i didnt fly in Athens as our family home is in a populated area.. but on Patmos, Amorgos, and Evia, it seemed very, very laid back. Again, i was really only at beaches, away from people, over water, or directly above my family homes in those areas, where nobody seemed to care, not even police.

    That being said, i dont intend on ignoring regulations but wondering if these measure apply to areas “off the beaten path”, so to speak

  17. Offbeat Travel VK on April 22, 2022 at 7:01 pm

    Superb video man. This is exactly what I’m planning to do in 2-4 weeks in Greece. Any idea for this same thing in Croatia ?

  18. mike joseph on April 22, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    Hey man, thanks for your video. So how can you plan ahead with the coordinates? For example. I will visit meteora. But how will I know the coordinates in advance? As they require the coordinates for every flight?

  19. Derek Brannan on April 22, 2022 at 7:03 pm

    Hi, I’m heading to Greece in August with a drone that’s under 250g, so as long as I keep within 50m I don’t need approval? I’m heading to Zante(Kalamaki beach) and when I check the area on Drone Aware its within the Aerodrome Traffic Zone. Is it ok to fly as long as I stay under 120m?


  20. Hi Focused Cinematography on April 22, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    Thank you for the video!
    So you cannot fly within the yellow no matter what? They wont give you approval within the yellow?

  21. DOUG and NIKI on April 22, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    That’s awesome…really helpful! We love Greece. Can’t wait to start traveling again.

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