How to Register Your Drone with the FAA

In this video, we’ll walk through how to register your drone with the FAA for $5 and what to do if you’re registering recreationally vs. commercially, what to do if you’re registering a drone on behalf of your company, and more.

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🎬 Jump to Section
0:00​ B-Roll Footage & Introduction
1:36​ When is drone registration required?
2:25​ Does your drone weigh over 0.55 lbs?
3:00​ Do you need to register your DJI Mavic Mini?
3:45​ Are you registering recreationally or commercially?
4:37​ How to register your drone using the FAA Drone Zone?
9:54 Where to put your drone registration number?

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17 Comments

  1. Droneverse on April 7, 2021 at 1:10 am

    Thanks for the tutorial

  2. Ritwik Kaki on April 7, 2021 at 1:10 am

    I heard that you have to take a test for part 107 registration. Is this true? Also, I was only planning to fly recreationally but if I want to take it above 400 feet or past my pov, shouldn’t I just go ahead and get the part 107 registration?

  3. Robert Hosterman on April 7, 2021 at 1:11 am

    Why would I want to do that. Government over reach. I mind my stuff you mind yours.

  4. Jean Gabriel on April 7, 2021 at 1:12 am

    Hi, if I want to register part 107 do I need to take a test?

  5. Herb Ferguson on April 7, 2021 at 1:12 am

    I assume this information is the same for over .55lb rc aircraft that I fly from my own property or the RC club airfield?

  6. bass drop everything on April 7, 2021 at 1:24 am

    Thank you now I know how to register my drone

  7. E L on April 7, 2021 at 1:26 am

    Does your information comes in the mail or email

  8. Aidan McGuckian on April 7, 2021 at 1:32 am

    what about the test required?

  9. SYED ALAM on April 7, 2021 at 1:32 am

    So for recreationally purpose drone, FAA does not need the serial number? Also is there any sort of test required?

  10. Bryanna on April 7, 2021 at 1:35 am

    I don’t have a business yet, could I eventually update the account name to my business name when I get one?

    – I’m a real estate agent & I plan on shooting Real Estate videography for myself only (my listings). So could I just use my name ?

  11. Dan Apgar on April 7, 2021 at 1:39 am

    I just bought an Air2 and plan to get my 107 but until I actually take the test can I register under recreational and later switch it to 107 registration?

  12. gtr1_zilla Coleman on April 7, 2021 at 1:42 am

    Thank you very much very informative and detailed definitely have a new subscriber here.

  13. Manny Martinez on April 7, 2021 at 1:51 am

    I fly FPV racing drones do i have to register for each one or does one registration cover all five for recreational use?

  14. Emanuel Perez on April 7, 2021 at 1:55 am

    Great video I just have one question if I want to use some drone footage for my YouTube channel (my drone is under 250 grams) do I need to register my drone even though I do not have the amount of subscribers needed to get paid on YouTube?

  15. Jerry S.T. on April 7, 2021 at 1:56 am

    I’m doing recreational. Is there a paper license we have to carry with us? I think I read somewhere on the site that you will have to carry some sort of proof. Or is the registration number on the drone be okay?

  16. Yohan Matt Enfermeria 2.0 on April 7, 2021 at 1:57 am

    Great video nan! Thank you so much…

  17. Steven Spence on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Very good video, this answers all my questions. My first drone ordered has shipped today so we are excited (we will be recreational)!

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