Hiring drones in Uganda is now possible with Film Crew Fixers Uganda your reliable production fixer in Uganda. It should be noted that the government of Uganda suspended the importation of Drones in Uganda and Ugandans who have drones are supposed to register them with the government. If you want to capture some aerial shorts during your Uganda shoot, please contact Film Crew Fixers Uganda on how to hire a drone for yours shoot in Uganda.

While it was hard to hire drone in the past, it’s now very easy to hire one as well has someone to fly it for you. Encounter Africa safaris employ professional and experienced support staff who if needed can assist with flying these drones.

Advantage of hiring drones in Uganda

One important point of hiring drones in Uganda is that it helps you avoid the bureaucracies involved in temporary importation of your drone into Uganda. The process of bring in a drone to Uganda takes 3-4 months as one needs to first write to the ministry of Internal affairs/Defense and then Civil aviation Authority to get the required permission to import and eventually fly your drone in Uganda. These government organizations have the right to refuse or grant you permission something that might affect your shooting. If you employ Film Fixers Uganda as your Uganda fixer, hiring drones in Uganda as well as flying them becomes simple. For one to fly a drone in Uganda’s airspace, one needs to be experienced as well as holding a license that allows him or her to fly a drone.

When you hire a drone with Film Crew Fixers Uganda, we will assist you in requesting for permissions from the respective authorities as well as locations where you will be filming. For more information on the types of Drones available for hire, please contact Encounter Africa Safaris by phone or email.


Film Crew Fixers offers Pre-Production. Production and Post production fixer services in East Africa. Such services include, filming permissions, Press Accreditation, Kit Customs Clearing, Location Scouting, transport and accommodation, visa and work permit advice, security and so much more

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