Aeronautical licensing process and applications


You can apply or amend existing licence(s) for an Aircraft or a Ground Station Licence using the aeronautical application forms linked below. Please submit completed forms via: spectrum.licensing@ofcom.org.uk

Apply for an aeronautical licence

To complete these forms, please right-click the required link and select 'Save link as...' or 'Save target as...' to download the form to your device.

Aircraft application form OfW585 (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Ground station application form OfW586a (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Ground station payment contact form OfW586b (PDF, 821.2 KB)

Aeronautical radar ground station licence application form OfW593 (PDF, 1010.9 KB)

Aeronautical navigational aid radio ground station licence application form OfW594 (PDF, 1.1 MB)

How the licensing process works

If you have questions about your aeronautical licence, find the answers here.

Wireless Telegraphy Act licensing policy manual (PDF, 305.2 KB)

EMF licence condition (PDF, 164.7 KB)

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