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Free-to-Air Nationwide Radio Service Licence


The Free-to-Air Nationwide Radio Service Licence applies to service providers of radio services transmitted over-the-air in Singapore for free-of-charge reception.

Who is this for?

Service providers offering free-to-air radio services in Singapore.

Licence Period and Fees

  • Licence Period: 5 years
  • Licence Fees: 2.5% of total revenue per annum
  • Performance bond: S$200,000 in the form of a banker’s guarantee. The banker’s guarantee must be issued by any of the financial institutions listed at

Applicable Codes

  • Free-To-Air Radio Programme Code
  • Television and Radio Advertising and Sponsorship Code
  • Code of Practice for Market Conduct

Find out more about applicable codes.

How to apply?

Apply online via GoBusiness.


Please contact us if you have any questions or email IMDA for feedback.

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