13 December 2021


Notifications & Circulars

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

27.07.2016

Customs

Import policy of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs)/Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)/drones

MANU/DGFT/0089/2016

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby introduces policy condition No.3 under Chapter 88 of ITC (HS), 2012 - Schedule - 1 (Import Policy), as under: 3. Import of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs)/Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)/drones is 'Restricted' requiring prior clearance of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and import licence from DGFT.

2. Effect of this Notification Import of Unmanbed Aircraft System(UAS)/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs)/Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)/drones is 'Restricted': it would require prior clearance of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and import licence from DGFT.

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