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Hi, welcome to Drone Class.

Do you want to fly carefree and legally with drones in the EU? Obtain your EU Drone License. It is mandatory from 250 grams.

We have a free E-book for you. Discover the most important drone rules for flying in the EU, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland. The E-book is the first step to our online training and exam. It provides an overview of the basic rules for flying in the open category.

The EU Drone License consists of two certificates: the Basic certificate A1-A3 and the Additional certificate A2. You first pass A1-A3. You need A2 if you want to fly in a built-up environment with a drone between 500 grams and 2 kilos.

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Drone License

Designated by NL-CAA

Drone Class has been designated by the Dutch authorities to train you.

What training do I need?

The EU Drone License consists of two certificates. For both, Drone Class offers the training with the exam.

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Do you already have the full EU Drone License (A1-A3 and A2) and do you want to develop further as a drone pilot? Then follow our online theory training for the specific category.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What does the exam look like?

    The Basic certificate A1-A3 exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions with a 60 minutes time limit. For the Additional certificate A2 exam, you complete 30 multiple-choice questions in 30 minutes. You take the exam online.

  • Is it possible to retake the exam?

    As soon as you start the training, the subscription period of 30 days starts. Within this subscription period, it is possible to retake the exam indefinitely for free. This applies to both certificates.

  • Where do I apply for my EU Drone License afterwards?

    After successfully completing your exam, you can apply for the EU Drone License yourself at the RDW. They will arrange the issue for you.

  • Do I still have to register as a drone pilot?

    Yes, this is mandatory for drones of 250 grams and over or lighter drones with a camera. You register with the RDW. You pay a one-time fee of €23, after which you pay €13 annually.

  • Is general liability insurance mandatory for my aircraft?

    We definitely recommend that you insure your drone. However, it is only mandatory for devices from 20 kilos.

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Drone Class is a specialised training company in the drone industry. A recognised and experienced trainer for drone pilots. Drone Class offers training courses for companies, municipalities, schools and private individuals. From the experience in developing education and training and the passion for flying drones, the perfect mix has been found for professional and accessible training. Drone Class combines expert knowledge with the art of teaching.

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These successful participants from the Netherlands left a Google review.

Dirk Schouten

Dirk Schouten

5.0/5
Drone License
I liked the online course and the material is explained in a clear and understandable way. The registration with the RDW also went smoothly.
Wim Breeman

Wim Breeman

5.0/5
Drone License
Super clear course, good practice questions and practice exam. Good online classes and very doable for everyone. It's great!
Emilia Cremonini

Emilia Cremonini

5.0/5
Drone License
Excellent training with clear explanations and unlimited resits within 30 days of access. I went through it smoothly and quickly.
Mario Schoenmakers

Mario Schoenmakers

5.0/5
Drone License
At first glance of the website, you can already view part of the training. This immediately appealed to me in terms of explanation and methodology.