Spectrum Management System

Spectrum management system alerts:

Please be advised that the licence modification features for Radiocommunication Licensing Services will be disabled on the Spectrum Management System from January 29th at 4pm EST and will be brought back up on February 18th to allow our system to generate annual renewal invoices for our clients.

Spectrum management system alerts:

View your invoices and Spectrum Licence Technical Data Upload are currently unavailable. We will notify you when these services are available.


We have sent an email to all radio and spectrum licence holders to allow recipients to register for electronic mail notifications and to no longer receive invoices and licences by mail. Registration will be done by clicking the link provided in the email. Note that the link can only be used once.

The Spectrum Management System (SMS) provides online access to a wide range of services provided by ISED’s spectrum management program. New users must register with the SMS system in order to access services requiring a username and password.

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Services available in the Spectrum Management System

Spectrum Management System Data

Open to all web users, our various search tools provide access to authorization data collected and managed by the Spectrum Program for all services it offers. You can search for spectrum used for communications and broadcasting by area, frequency, or other parameters. A search for certified radio and terminal equipment is also available.

Online Registration

To access our online services, new users of this web site must register. For existing users, this menu also provides options to manage your online registration.

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Radiocommunication Licensing Services

For registered radio or spectrum licensees, we offer open access to print licences and pay invoices. Registered users can apply for new licences or browse and modify their licence data.

Equipment Certification and Registration Services

For registered equipment manufacturers, laboratories, certification bodies, and their representatives and agents, our updated e-filing services provide access to certify or register radio and terminal equipment look up companies, and obtain related services.

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Broadcasting Services

For registered broadcasters and their representatives and agents, we offer online services to expedite the certification of broadcast undertakings, provide open access to print certificates and to broadcast technical data.

Maritime Information

The National Maritime Information Database (NMID) contains the details of all Maritime Mobile Service Identities (MMSIs) and Maritime Identities assigned to Canadian vessels and coast stations by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

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Radio Operator Certification

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada also provides services to Amateur and Professional Radio Operators and examiners.

Related Web Pages

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How to contact us
Spectrum Management Support by email etc.

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