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Maritime Mobile

Application Category: 
License Application Category: 
Validity Period: 
3 months / 1 Year / 4 Years
Processing Fee: 
Spectrum Fee: 
Based primarily on fee schedule as established by the Radio and Telegraph Control Act
Regulatory Fee: 
35% of Spectrum Licence Fee

Maritime Mobile has various categories, fees of which are broken down as shown below the requirements.


For Companies Only:

  • Maritime Authority of Jamaica Registration Comprising:
    • A copy of Declaration of Ownership for Vessels
    • The completed application form
    • A Copy of Ship Station Licence

For Individuals Only:

  • Application form duly completed
  • Completed radio station technical characteristics
  • Copy of provisional licence from the relevant licensing Authority, where applicable
  • Copy of Identification card

The fees quoted below are applicable to companies and individuals.

  • Processing fee must be submitted with application;
  • Upon grant of licence, the spectrum licence and regulatory fees are payable on demand:

    For Domestic Ships (owned and operated within Jamaican seas) the fees are detailed below:

    • For a private ship station (ships below 10 gross tons) - $2,000.00 per annum
    • 10 gross tons and over but not exceeding 300 gross tons - $10,000.00 per annum
    • over 300 gross tons but below 1,600 gross tons - $30,000.00 per annum
    • 1,600 gross tons and over - $50,000.00 per annum

    For International Ships carrying the Jamaican Flag, the fees are:

    • Spectrum Licence fee of US$280.00 for a period of 4 years
    • Spectrum Licence fee of US$70.00 for a period of 3 months

    Regulatory Fee for Domestic Ships is charged at a rate of 35% on Spectrum Licence fee.

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