Barbados Government

Barbados Government bans importation of drones for one year effective April 1st

The Barbados Government has announced a 12-month prohibition on the importation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, with effect from Friday, April 1.  

According to an official in the Customs & Excise Department, this ban would allow the authorities to complete a legal framework to govern the use of these devices and determine the number in operation in Barbados.