Spectrum Direct

Please note the new dates below about submitting Land Mobile Applications and paying Invoices on Spectrum Direct.

Recent and Upcoming Important Changes to Spectrum Direct!

The Spectrum Direct transition to the new Spectrum Management System is continuing. Read below for information on upcoming changes as we continue the transition to the new Spectrum Management System.

  • January 29th 2016, 12:00pm (EST)

    As of January 29th 2016, Land Mobile Applications Submissions are no longer allowed on Spectrum Direct.

  • February 4th 2016, 7:00pm (EST)

    As of 7:00pm (EST) on February 4th 2016 the Invoice Payment Option will no longer be available on Spectrum Direct.

  • February 22nd 2016

    As of February 22nd 2016 the transition to the new Spectrum Management System will be complete. Spectrum Direct will continue to exist for a few more months but will only allow you to browse your existing Licence Applications.

    The Maritime Information links will temporarily remain available on Spectrum Direct but the same links will be permanently available on the new Spectrum Management System.

More information on these changes will gradually be available on the new Spectrum Management System as they become available.

Spectrum Direct Information
  • Spectrum Direct™ is gradually transitioning, and its functionality expanded under a new name more representative of our service offering: Spectrum Management System.
  • The  Spectrum Management System is now available where you will find our new web pages and where the Spectrum Direct functionality will gradually be moving.
  • Please read the Spectrum Application Modernization Project Information page for more details.
  • A <<Client Sandbox>> environment is available at the following link: Spectrum Management System (Client Sandbox) to familiarize yourself. Your Industry Canada local office contact will provide you with the registration information now that the Client Sandbox is available.
  • Please read the Messages Section for more information on Spectrum Direct.

Licence Data Browsers

Virtual Licence

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Land Station Browser Password Protected

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Mobile Station Browser Password Protected

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Invoice Browser Password Protected


Use the Virtual Licence system to find, download, and print a copy of your radiocommunication licences. The Land Station Browser, Mobile Station Browser, and Invoice Browser allow you to browse and search all administrative, technical, and financial information about the radio licence accounts associated with your Web profile.

NewUse the new Spectrum Management System site to browse your data on point to point, multi-points, transportable and earth stations greater than 960 MHz (excluding radiodetermination systems).

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Licence Applications

Land Mobile Application  Password Protected

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Microwave Application   Password Protected

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Application Utilities

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XML Resources


Use the Land Mobile Application forms to apply for licences on line.

NewThe Microwave option is only available to browse your applications submitted up to May 1st 2014. To apply for a new fixed or satellite service licence, please use the new Spectrum Management System site Application Menu.

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Radio Frequency Search

Geographical Area

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Frequency Range

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Single Frequency

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Call Sign

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Licensee Name

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Licence Number

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Protected Microwave Frequency Information


The various search tools provide real-time access to Canada-wide frequency information from Industry Canada's Assignment and Licensing System (ALS) database.

NewThe frequency records for point to point, multi-points, transportable and earth stations greater than 960 MHz (excluding radiodetermination systems) are only available using the new Spectrum Management System site Search Options.

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Invoices

Invoice Payment

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Invoice Browser Password Protected


Use the Invoice Payment option to securely pay your radio licence invoice on-line using a credit card (to a maximum of $4,999). You will need your account number and the number of the invoice you wish to pay. If you have a Web profile, the Invoice Browser provides access to detailed invoice information and our payment system. It is now possible to adjust the amount of your payment to reflect licence cancellations/modifications.

NewUse the new Spectrum Management System site Payment System to pay your invoices for your point to point, multi-points, transportable and earth stations greater than 960 MHz (excluding radiodetermination systems).

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Web Profile

Request New Account and Web Profile

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Create Web Profile for an Existing Account

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Update Web Profile Password Protected


A Web profile provides the user name and password that allow access to the secure areas of our site, where you can submit applications and browse information for the associated accounts.

NewThe Web Profile options are for Spectrum Direct only. To use the new Spectrum Management System site you must request a New Web Account.

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Technical Data for Stations Authorized under Spectrum Licences

Important Notice for Spectrum Licences Uploads

You are no longer be able to upload the technical data for your Spectrum Licences on Spectrum Direct. All the active technical data already uploaded has been transferred to the new Spectrum Management System. You should now be able to continue uploading with the new Spectrum Management System.

Reserved for Industry Canada Password Protected


Companies having spectrum licences that operate wireless services in Canada must provide technical data on their authorized stations at that time that the station becomes operational or technical changes are made.

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Maritime Information

Coast Station Search

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Ship Station Search

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NewMaritime Identity Search

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Obtaining Identities in the Maritime Mobile Service

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Application and Registration Forms (Annexes)

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Radiocom Forms

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Protected Maritime Information Password Protected


The National Maritime Information Database (NMID) is a dynamic database containing the details (vessel or coast station information, vessel name, owner, type and size, etc.) of all Maritime Mobile Service Identities (MMSIs) assigned to Canadian vessels and coast stations by Industry Canada.
NewThe Maritime Identity Search contains the Maritime Identity number and the owner name of all registered Maritime Identity Portable Devices.

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Online Help

Contents

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Getting Started

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us


We provide comprehensive on-line help on getting started with the site, site navigation, the application process, searching, security, and much more.

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Related Sites

Spectrum Management and Telecommunications

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Spectrum Management System

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TAFL Files

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Related Sites


These sites offer additional information on spectrum management. They are not part of the Spectrum Direct site.
Some information on our site is also offered in Adobe PDF format. To view PDF files, you will need to install the free Adobe Reader software.

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