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Notice to Importers of Radio Devices

The Spectrum Management Authority was established under the Telecommunications Act, 2000 to carry out the business of management of Jamaica’s Radio Frequency Spectrum.


The Authority hereby advises that wireless radio devices (such as garage door openers, keyless entry devices, vehicle immobilizer, RFID tags, vehicle trackers, and cellular radios) being imported into Jamaica will be detained by the Jamaica Customs Department pending authorization from the Authority.


Therefore, persons intending to import a wireless radio device are encouraged to consult with the Authority before doing so to ensure the device is approved to operate in Jamaica. If approved, a processing fee is applicable. 


For more information please contact the SMA's Monitoring and Inspection Unit.

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