EASA Drone ID Card
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Product:  EASA Drone ID Card

How to Stay Compliant in Europe with EASA Drone ID Cards

With the rise of drone usage in Europe, it's crucial to stay compliant with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations. EASA rules require all drone operators to register their drones if they weigh more than 250 grams or if the drone is equipped with a camera. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in hefty fines or even legal action.

Why Buy Our Drone Identitication Card?

The Card Project UK's EASA Drone ID Card provides a convenient and practical way to carry proof of your drone registration. Although this is not an official licence, the card can be beneficial if questioned by authorities. It serves as a quick way to display your identification number, helping you to prove you're adhering to EASA rules.


  • Credit card-sized for easy storage
  • Made from biodegradable plastic
  • Single-sided design
  • Displays:
    • Photo
    • Name
    • Expiry Date
    • Identification Number

How to Register Your Drone in the EU:

  • There are 27 EASA member states, including countries like France, Germany, and Italy.  Go to the official EASA drone registration website for the country you will be flying your Drone in. 
  • Complete the necessary forms and pay any applicable fees.
  • Once registered, you'll receive an identification number.

Where Can You Fly your Drone in the EU?

  • Open areas away from people or private property
  • Altitude not exceeding 120 metres
  • Not near airports or restricted airspaces
  • Always within line of sight

Are the Drone Flying Rules the Same in Europe as They Are in the UK?

While EASA drone regulations set a general framework for all its member states, including basic requirements like drone registration and online tests for certification, the UK has additional rules in place. In the UK, drone operators need both an operator and a flyer ID, which serve different purposes. The operator ID is for the person responsible for the drone, and the flyer ID is for the individual actually flying it. In contrast, many EASA states have a single identification number issued after EASA drone operator registration. It's essential to be aware that local laws in each EASA member state, as well as the UK, can impose further restrictions like no-fly zones, altitude limits, and specific permits for certain drone activities. Therefore, while there are common EASA guidelines, compliance can vary between the UK and other European countries. Always research the specific laws in your area before flying to ensure you're fully compliant.

Can I Fly in the UK with an EASA Licence?

Yes, you can fly in the UK with an EASA drone pilot licence. However, the UK also requires an operator and flyer ID for additional compliance.  You can get these by registering with the Civil Aviation Authority(CAA)  

How do I get my EASA Drone Identification Card?

Getting your EASA Drone ID Card is straightforward. Just click on "buy it now", and you'll be guided through uploading your photo, name, expiry date and EASA Identification Number.  Even  better you will be able to see what your card looks like before you buy!

Stay compliant, fly responsibly, and keep your EASA Drone ID Card with you at all times.

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