All ‘Programme Making and Special Events’ (PMSE) must, by law, be licensed in the UK. The use of wireless microphones, talkback (walkie-talkies) and production services for radio and TV must all be licensed, if directly associated with a performance or event. These are the types of licences we can issue to you here.
You can book frequencies online for short-stay and long-stay* use of:
You can also buy discount tokens (Carnets) to pre-pay for short-stay and long-stay bookings.
You can buy UK Wireless Microphone and personal monitor licences, including:
You can renew your existing licence for:
*Except at congested major events and subject to frequency availability
You can apply for your licence by filling in one of our application forms. Once you’ve picked the one best matched to either the type of use or type of equipment you need, please email or post to us here.
We issue licences so frequencies can be coordinated and interference avoided. By using unlicensed equipment you can cause interference to licensed users.Please make sure you have the right type of licence. If you operate equipment without a licence, you can face a fine of up to £5000 and/or serve a prison sentence. Your equipment may also be seized. If you’re unsure whether you need a licence, please contact us.