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Industry Canada Radio Licensing

Two-way Radio Spectrum Licensing

Industry Canada is the federal government department that is responsible for planning and managing all frequencies in the radio spectrum and all aspects of radio systems, including equipment and towers.

For two-way radio systems, the department selects operating frequencies, issues radio station licenses (for radio apparatus) and works at maintaining an interference free environment for all radio systems.

Do I Need a License For My Two-way Radios?


In Canada, radio licenses are required for all frequency assignments.

How do I apply for a radio license?

Industry Canada selects frequencies and issue licenses for two-way radios, either to and end-user or to a radio supplier.

Need Help With Licensing?

Alcom will provide the information, support and necessary forms to help our customers apply for the appropriate radio license. Alternatively a customer can contact Industry Canada directly via its online services website at

Contact Alcom Electronic Communications today to discuss your two-way radio licensing needs.