Apply for a short-term restricted service licence (SRSL)

13 September 2021

Application window for 2022 period of high demand – short-term restricted service licences (‘SRSLs’)

On Monday 13 September 2021 Ofcom opened an application window for SRSL applicants hoping to broadcast on any dates between Wednesday 30 March and Tuesday 3 May 2022 inclusive. The application window will remain open until 5pm on Friday 17 September 2021. Applicants should ensure they are familiar with the application criteria detailed in the guidance note below and must use the current version of the application form. The guidance note explains what will happen after the window closes.

The information you need to apply for a short-term restricted service licence

Short-term RSL application form (ODT, 71.2 KB)
Updated June 2020

Short-term RSLs: guidance notes for licence applicants and licensees (PDF, 419.2 KB)
Updated June 2020

Short-term RSL sample licence (PDF, 446.0 KB)