April 19, 2022
The Federal Communications Commission slashed the GMRS licensing cost by 50%.
The GMRS License fee will now be $35 instead of $70.
Per the FCC's notice, the change will take effect April 19, 2022.
To apply for your GMRS license, head here.
GMRS licenses cover an individual and their immediate families.
The license last ten years.
Licenses can be renewed between 90 days prior to the expiration date and up to the actual expiration date of the license. After a license expires, you must request a new GMRS license.
To apply for a GMRS license, you must be 18 years or older and not a representative of a foreign government. If you receive a license, any immediate family member, regardless of their age, can operate GMRS stations and units within the license system.
To read more about the FCC's rules regarding GMRS licensing, head here.