United States federal law requires all drones operated under 14 CFR Part 107 to be registered.

 

Quick Steps

  1. Log in/create an account at FAA DroneZone
  2. Add a device
  3. Visibly display your FAA registration number on your drone
  4. Carry your registration card with you whenever you fly

In Depth

Step 1 - Log in or Create an account at FAA DroneZone

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Step 2 - Select the ‘Drone Owners and Pilots Dashboard’
    • This will take you to a page where you can register new drones as well as manage any drones you have previously registered.
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Step 3 - Select 'Manage Device Inventory' then ‘Add Device’

    • Here you can register your new drone.
    • If you need to edit an existing registration to add Remote ID information, jump to the next section.

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Step 4 - Enter required information, then select ADD DEVICE

 

As of June 12, 2023, all Skydio 2, 2+ and X2E drones running the latest software version are Remote ID-enabled.

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  • DOES YOUR DRONE BROADCAST FAA REMOTE ID INFORMATION? Yes
  • UAS TYPE: Standard Remote ID
  • UAS MANUFACTURER: Skydio
  • UAS MODEL:
    Drone Model Name
    Skydio 2 2 SDRC2V1
    Skydio 2+

    2+ SDR35V1

    2+ SDR35V2

    Skydio X2E

    X2E SDR21V1

    X2E SDR21V2

  • REMOTE ID SERIAL NUMBER: enter the ANSI serial number located in the Skydio app. If your drone was produced after September 16, 2022, the ANSI serial number is also printed on the label inside the battery tray on your drone.

 

ANSI Serial Number location for all Skydio drones

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ANSI Serial Number location for Skydio drones produced after September 16, 2022

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[note] NOTE: If you receive an Invalid Serial Number error message when registering your drone, hang tight—we’re working on an update to resolve this issue for a small number of our earliest users. Stay tuned! [/note]

Step 5 - Add your FAA registration number to your drone

Your Skydio drone must be physically marked with the FAA Registration Number.

The FAA has provided guidance on how to properly do this at this link. The number must be:

    • legible at all times
    • affixed to the drone by any means necessary to ensure that it will remain affixed for the duration of each operation
    • legibly displayed on an external surface of the drone

[note] If the drone leaves your possession, for example you sell the drone or it is sent to Skydio for repair, you should remove the FAA registration label and cancel the registration. [/note]

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Step 6 - Enure your drone is labeled as FAA Standard Remote ID Compliant

  • Skydio drones produced after September 16, 2022 are already labeled as Remote ID Compliant (located inside the battery tray of the drone)
    Skydio drones produced after September 16, 2022 require an additional Remote ID label which you will print out an affix to your drone. Visit How to enable Remote ID for your Skydio drone for step-by-step instructions.

 

Skydio drones produced after September 16, 2022

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Skydio drones produced before September 16, 2022

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You’ll receive a PDF registration card from the FAA via email. This card should be readily available during flight operations in print or digital format.

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How to Update your Registration with Remote ID Information

If you’ve previously registered a drone that did not have Remote ID enabled at the time of registration, but is now enabled with Remote ID, you will need to either edit your existing registration or add a new device and cancel the old registration.

[note] Older registrations will not allow you to make edits or updates. If you need to update the information - such as adding Remote ID information - you must add a new device registration and then cancel the old registration. You will need to pay the fee for any new registrations. Newer registrations allow you to edit information. [/note]

 

Edit existing registration

Step 1 - Log in or Create an account at FAA DroneZone

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Step 2 - Select the ‘Drone Owners and Pilots Dashboard’
    • This will take you to a page where you can register new drones as well as manage any drones you have previously registered.
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Step 3 - Select 'Manage Device Inventory'

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Step 4 - Edit device

  • Find the previous registration in the inventory list.
  • Select ACTIONS.
  • Select EDIT.
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Step 5 - Update your device information

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  • DOES YOUR DRONE BROADCAST FAA REMOTE ID INFORMATION? Yes
  • UAS TYPE: Standard Remote ID
  • UAS MANUFACTURER: Skydio
  • UAS MODEL:
    Drone Model Name
    Skydio 2 2 SDRC2V1
    Skydio 2+

    2+ SDR35V1

    2+ SDR35V2

    Skydio X2E

    X2E SDR21V1

    X2E SDR35V2

  • REMOTE ID SERIAL NUMBER: enter the ANSI serial number located in the Skydio app. If your drone was produced after September 16, 2022, the ANSI serial number is also printed on the label inside the battery tray on your drone.

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[note] NOTE: If you receive an Invalid Serial Number error message when registering your drone, hang tight—we’re working on an update to resolve this issue for a small number of our earliest users. Stay tuned! [/note]

 

Cancel registration and add new device

If you are unable to edit your registration, you will need to cancel that registration and add a new device.

Step 1 - Log in or Create an account at FAA DroneZone

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Step 2 - Select the ‘Drone Owners and Pilots Dashboard’
    • This will take you to a page where you can register new drones as well as manage any drones you have previously registered.
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Step 3 - Select 'Manage Device Inventory'

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Step 4 - Cancel registration

  • Find the previous registration in the inventory list.
  • Select ACTIONS.
  • Select CANCEL.
  • The previous registration will remain in the list with STATUS as Canceled.
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Step 5 - Follow the steps above to re-register your device with Remote ID information

 

 

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