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Get your Drone License

Getting your Drone License as an amateur drone pilot with this online training. Here you'll learn everything you need to know to get started with a consumer drone in the Netherlands. This is not mandatory, but participation in air traffic is not easy. In order to educate yourself and to keep yourself up to date.

The course is based on a DJI drone, and therefore gives you practical explanations about the settings of the controller e.g.. In addition, by watching the video you will learn the do's and don'ts of operating drones in an informative and accessible way.

You will of course receive an explanation about where you can and should not fly, and how to deal with privacy, nature and other airspace users. The course takes about 30 minutes.

Phased plan:

There are a number of steps that you have to take before you can successfully complete the Drone License training.

Step 2

Register for the Drone License online training and pay via iDeal or CreditCard.

Step 3

Follow the online training and take the exam! The online training consists of a video and a manual. Watch the video and read the manual carefully. You can then take the exam.

Step 4

Did you successfully complete the exam? You will receive an email from us with a link. Click on this link to request your Drone License (bank card format) and fill in your details. You'll receive your Drone License at home which contains your authorisation to fly in the Netherlands.

Drone License course

This course will be completed with an online test containing 20 questions. If you pass this test, you will receive a personal Drone License which is issued in a bank card format. You can use this license as your own personal drone ID in the Netherlands. Also, it is good to know that if the contents of this course needs adjustments, for example due to developments in regulations or codes of conduct, we will adapt it for you. You only pay once. Via this way you can keep yourself informed!

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