HOW TO APPLY
The requirement for DSC functionality was temporarily put on hold until 1 January 2017 to enable the Coastal Radio Service to upgrade the complete structure to VHF DSC on channel 70.
Radio Telephony Watch-keeping on 2182 kHz will be maintained until 1 January 2017, by the Coastal Radio Service.
In effect this still means that at the first safety survey after 1 January 2016, of Category D, C and B small craft as stipulated in the NSVSR 2007 as amended, a 29 MHz will no longer be appropriate as part of the safety equipment stipulated in the annex to the NSVSR 2007 regulations
- Complete your Short Range Certificate Exam. We are in the process to compile a list of SAMSA accredited institutions – click here to view.
- Apply at ICASA for the radio license and MMSI number.
Once-off application fee R480.00 per application plus the licence fee which for the first year is R134.00
Total fee for the first year – R614.00
However, if the you already have an ICASA licence and only wants to apply for the MMSI, the cost is R100.00 using the licence number as a reference when making payment.
You should receive your documents within 4 weeks from ICASA.