Radio broadcasting services include the following:

  1. Institutional FM Radio Station - (Campus Radio)
  2. Community FM Radio Station
  3. Experimental Radio Station
  4. Commercial FM Radio Station Coverage Area: 45Km, and 25Km
  5. AM Radio Broadcasting
  6. Satellite Radio Broadcasting Services

The process of applying for a radio broadcasting authorization are listed below:

  1. Applicant must obtain, complete and submit the relevant application forms together with relevant documents as enumerated in the Guidelines for Application of Broadcasting Authorization and the appropriate Application Fee.
  2. The National Communications Authority will acknowledge in writing, receipt of the application.
  3. The National Communications Authority will evaluate the application and respond to the applicant in due course.

Application Forms

Application Fee

All applications should be accompanied with a copy of the receipt of payment of the appropriate application fee as outlined in the Schedule of Fees


All payments to NCA should be made through Bankers Draft payable to the National Communications Authority.
The Application Fee is non-refundable
The Ghana Cedi equivalent of the fees on the day of payment is accepted.