Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing (WPC) is the licensing authority for amateur radio licenses, frequency spectrum, and any other wireless monitoring frequency spectrum in India.
Products with radio and/or wireless functionalities which are imported or manufactured and marketed in India must have an Equipment Type Approval (ETA) & Import Licence (IL) certificate from the Wireless Planning and Coordination (WPC) wing of the Ministry of Communications of the government of India . This includes products with Bluetooth, wireless local area network access technology (Wi-Fi), small digital radios (Zigbee), and radio frequency identification (RFID) among others.

India Nexus gives complete guidance and steps for the WPC approval and assist the clients in obtaining – Equipment type approval (ETA) & Import License (IL) We support you in completing the required documentation for filing an application at the WPC.
Product Scope
Mandatory requirements for all wireless products (transceivers, transmitters, and receivers) entering the Indian market. Note: only receivers do not need approval, for example, GPS products.

Product examples: wireless Bluetooth watches, wireless water heaters, wireless home appliances, wireless car radio, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers, wireless medical products used for patient profiling laptops, mobile phones, wireless mouse and keypads, remote key fob entry, wireless headphones and/or earplugs, wireless music players, wireless remotes, and any other radio frequency modules.
We Can Handle
  • Equipment Type Approvals. - ETA
  • Import License. IL
  • Dealer Possession License.
  • Frequency Allocation
  • Testing of the products
The Procedure
  • First of all license application needs to be fulfilled in the respective category online with all the right information.
  • An Application ID is provided after online submission
  • Then this Application ID along with hard copy of the form is submitted to the WPC office
  • After careful consideration WPC grant license as per requirements.
Processing Time: 20 Working Days
Different Types of Licenses that are involved with WPC are:
  1. Beacon
  2. CORDECT/CDMA
  3. Captive Radio paging
  4. Wide Area Radio Paging
  5. Captive Radio Trunking
  6. Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service(PMRTS)
  7. Captive VSAT
  8. Commercial VSAT
  9. GSM
  10. Earth station for foreign mission
  11. Experimental
  12. FM Community Broadcast
  13. FM Broadcast
  14. SW Broadcast
  15. Terrestrial Broadcast
  16. Fixed/Mobile-HF/VHF/UHF-Land Based
  17. Fixed/Mobile-HF/VHF/UHF-Land Based(additional category)
  18. HF/VHF for Foreign Mission
  19. MW Broadcast
  20. MW link for Foreign Mission
  21. MW link for Cellular(GSM)
  22. MW link for WLL(CDMA)
  23. Link for Point to Point Communication
  24. MW link for Point to Multipoint(for ISP,ILD,NLD)
  25. MW link for wide area Radio Paging
  26. Radar
  27. Remote Controller
  28. SCADA
  29. Satellite Broadcast
  30. Satellite Network-Gateway for ISP,ILD,NLD
  31. Satellite Network-Receive only Earth Station
  32. Satellite News Gathering
  33. Shot Range UHF Hand Held Radio (USR)
  34. Spread Spectrum
  35. TV Receive Only Dish Antenna(TVRO) for Foreign Mission