Drone Registration

Registration FAQ's

1DO I NEED TO REGISTER MY QUADRONE?
FAA requires registration on drones that weigh over .55lbs. Currently, QUADRONE carries the below drones that fit that requirement:

OMEGA

SENTINEL

2MY DRONE FITS THAT REQUIREMENT, HOW DO I REGISTER?
Visit http://www.faa.gov/uas/registration/ to register your drone.
3CAN I REGISTER ONLINE?
Yes. Drones weighing over .55lbs and under 55lbs, flown for recreational use, and flown within the United States can be registered online. Drones that fit the below guidelines must be registered via paper. Requirements for paper registration are located on the FAA’s site.
  • Aircraft is used for commercial purposes
  • Greater than 55lbs.
  • Intended for flight outside the United States.
4I’M CANADIAN AND I LIVE IN CANADA, DO I NEED TO REGISTER MY DRONE?
No. The FAA requires registration for the below individuals:
  • 13 years of age or older. (If the owner is less than 13 years of age, a person 13 years of age or older must register the small unmanned aircraft.)
  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
For Canadian residents, please visit the below site for more information on drone regulation: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/standards-4179.html
5WHEN DO I REGISTER MY DRONE.
The FAA requires drones to be registered by February 19, 2016. Any drones bought after December 21, 2015 must be registered before first flight.
6HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO REGISTER MY DRONE?
The FAA charges a $5 registration fee. However, if you register your drone before midnight on January 20, 2016, that fee will be refunded.
7WHAT DO I NEED TO REGISTER MY DRONE?
For registration, you will need the below:
  • Email address
  • Credit or debit card
  • Physical address and mailing address (if different from physical address)
8I REGISTERED, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
You will receive a registration number from the FAA and you must place or mark this number on your drone.
9 I REGISTERED MY DRONE AND I BOUGHT A NEW 2nd DRONE THAT IS OVER .55LBS. DO I HAVE TO RE-REGISTER?
No. Registration is only required once per person and is valid for three years. You can use the same registration number for multiple drones that you own and operate that meet the FAA’s criteria.
10WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT REGISTER MY DRONE?
You could face steep civil and criminal penalties if you do not register your drone that meets the FAA’s criteria.