Types of Licenses

Fixed and Land Mobile

This licence is inclusive of:-

  • Low Powered Devices
  • Citizen Band Radio (CB)
  • Very High Frequency (VHF) inclusive of repeaters and paging service
  • Ultra High Frequency (UHF) inclusive of repeaters
  • High Frequency (HF)
  • VHF Television Station
  • UHF Television Station
  • Coast Station
  • Data Link / Wireless Internet
  • Sound Broadcasting inclusive of FM, HF-AM and MF-AM transmitters
  • Radio Telephone Service (cellular services)
  • Aeronautical Ground Station

Documents required:

  • Specifications for equipment
  • Copy of business registration (where necessary)
  • In the case of Radio Telephone Service, a business plan detailing frequencies, locations, technical details of system and type of service deployed among others.
  • Completed application form

Marine Radio

This licence is inclusive of:-

  • Ship Station inclusive of Ship Safety Radiotelephony Certificate (Mobile)
  • Coast Station (F&LM)

Documents required:

  • Certificate of Guyanese Registry (MARAD)
  • Certificate of Survey from the Harbour and Shipping Master’s Office (i.e. tonnage of ship)
  • Captain’s qualifications (Masters)
  • Specifications for emergency and radio communication equipment on board ship (radar, EPIRD, NAVTEX, etc.)
  • Business registration of company
  • Completed application form

Aircraft Radio Station

This licence is inclusive of:-

  • Aircraft Station (Mobile)
  • Aero-ground Station (Fixed)
  • Navigational Aids

Documents required:

  • GCAA registration (only for new aircrafts)
  • Specifications for any radio equipment on board aircraft
  • Business registration of company
  • Completed application form

Amateur Radio

Documents required:

  • Completed application form

NB – The applicant obtains an application and the syllabus to study and then arranges with the NFMU to write the examination.

Restricted Certificate of Competence in Radiotelephony

Documents required:

  • Completed application form

Earth Station Radio

This licence is inclusive of:-

  • Transportable Commercial Earth Station
  • Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs)
  • Television Receive only (TVROs)

Documents required:

  • Technical specifications of equipment
  • Completed application form

Dealer / Provider

This licence is inclusive of:-

  • Radio communication equipment and services
  • Direct TV and others

Documents required:

  • Specifications on the type of equipment to be imported
  • Completed application form

NB – Applicant has to meet with the NFMU to discuss terms and conditions that governs the licence.

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