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How do I?

This information is designed to help you navigate the Register of Radio Frequencies (the register).

Get a licence

There are three simple steps to applying for a New Zealand radio or spectrum licence. Engage a Radio Spectrum Management approved radio engineer or certifier (ARE or ARC), pay for your licence, and then receive your licence.

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Cancel a licence

Radio licences can be cancelled online at any time. Spectrum licences are cancelled by lodging a prescribed form with the Registrar of Radio Frequencies.

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Modify a licence

The modification of most licence types will require engineering certification by a Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) approved Radio Engineer or Certifier (ARE or ARC).

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Renew a licence

All radio and spectrum licences, unless issued for a specific time period, require annual renewal in order to remain current.

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Register a new spectrum licence

Details of the steps required to register a spectrum licence by presenting a registrable instrument to the Registrar of Radio Frequencies.

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Transfer a radio licence

Licences can be transferred from the current licence holder onto another registered Radio Spectrum Management client by completing a few simple steps online.

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Transfer a spectrum licence

Information on how spectrum licences are transferred from one rightholder to another by presenting a registrable instrument to the Registrar of Radio Frequencies.

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Register a mortgage

Management rights and spectrum licences may have a memorandum of mortgage registered in the Register of Radio Frequencies.

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Discharge a mortgage

Management rights and spectrum licences may have a memorandum of discharge mortgage registered in the Register of Radio Frequencies.

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Lodge a caveat

A caveat can be lodged against Management rights and spectrum licences in the Register of Radio Frequencies.

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Withdraw a caveat

Current caveats can be withdrawn from Management rights and spectrum licences in the Register of Radio Frequencies.

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Pay for licence fees

Details of the different payment options available when paying an annual licence fee for a radio or spectrum licence.

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Last updated 9 February 2016