Update 1 March 2021 – EMF licence variation

Ofcom has published a General Notice and notified other licensees of our proposals to vary a wide range of licences to require licensees to comply with the ICNIRP general public limits and keep records to demonstrate how they comply. This licence variation process is now underway, and we are now in a transition period. For more information, please visit our page on electromagnetic fields (EMF).

During this transition period, Ofcom will still accept new applications and will still issue licences. If you decide to apply for a licence (or continue with a licence application) during this time, we will take this as you consenting to these future changes.

Aeronautical licensing


Ofcom issues licences to cover aircraft, ground-air communications and radio navigation aids and radar.

Update – 23 July 2019

Ofcom will no longer send final notice fee reminders for aeronautical licences one week before the fee due date. We have taken this step to bring aeronautical licences in line with our other products. The licence fee reminder notice will continue to be sent out six weeks before the fee due date. If payment is not received, we will issue a proposal to cancel notice on the licence fee due date and a cancellation notice one month after the licence fee due date.

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