Permits for the operation of drones.

Drones must not be operated in crowded areas or without direct visual contact. In exceptional cases, for example, the FOCA may issue a permit for such flights. Depending on the canton or municipality, further regulations may apply. It is therefore best to find out in advance whether other rules apply at the respective location.

For drones with a total weight of 500g or more, liability insurance is mandatory. Insured sum at least CHF 1 million. Destruction, theft and loss can be covered with an object insurance.