FM Transmission - Legal Status

The legal status of FM transmission varies around the world. In some countries it is legal to transmit on FM frequencies, in other countries it is not. You are strongly advised to check that it is permissible to use an FM transmitter in your country before operation.

The table below lists countries where FM transmission is permitted, where it is not permitted, and where you should check with your local, authorized Nokia dealer.

Country

Legal Status

AfghanistanYes
AlbaniaCheck
AlgeriaYes
AngolaCheck
Antigua and BarbudaYes
Arabian states except YemenYes
ArgentinaNo
ArmeniaYes
AustraliaYes
AustriaYes
AzerbaijanYes
BahamasYes
BahrainYes
BangladeshYes
BarbadosYes
BelgiumYes
BelizeYes
BelarusNo
BeninCheck
BoliviaYes
Bosnia & HerzegovinaYes
BotswanaCheck
BrazilYes
BruneiYes
BulgariaYes
Burkina FasoCheck
BurundiCheck
CambodiaCheck
CameroonCheck
CanadaYes
Canary Islands (Spain)Check
Cape VerdeCheck
Central African RepublicCheck
Ceuta (Spain)Yes
ChadCheck
ChileYes
ChinaYes
ColombiaYes
ComorosCheck
CongoCheck
Costa RicaYes
Côte d'IvoireCheck
CroatiaYes
CubaYes
CyprusYes
Czech RepublicYes
Democratic Republic of the CongoCheck
DenmarkYes
DjiboutiCheck
DominicaYes
Dominican RepublicYes
EcuadorYes
EgyptCheck
El SalvadorYes
Equatorial GuineaCheck
EritreaCheck
EstoniaYes
EthiopiaYes
FijiYes
FinlandYes
FranceYes
GabonCheck
GambiaCheck
GeorgiaYes
GermanyYes
GhanaYes
GreeceYes
GrenadaYes
GuatemalaYes
GuineaCheck
Guinea-BissauCheck
GuyanaYes
HaitiYes
HondurasYes
Hong KongNo
HungaryYes
IcelandYes
IndiaYes
IndonesiaYes
IranYes
IraqYes
IrelandYes
IsraelYes
ItalyYes
JamaicaYes
JapanYes
JordanYes
KazakhstanYes
KenyaYes
Kirgizia (Kyrgyzstan)Yes
KiribatiYes
KoreaYes
KuwaitYes
LaosYes
LatviaYes
LebanonYes
LesothoCheck
LiberiaCheck
LibyaYes
LiechtensteinYes
LithuaniaYes
LuxembourgYes
MacauNo
Macedonia (Republic of Makedonija)Yes
MadagascarCheck
Madeira Islands (Portugal)Yes
MalawiCheck
MalaysiaYes
MaldivesCheck
MaliCheck
MaltaYes
MauritaniaCheck
MauritiusCheck
Mayotte (France)Yes
Melilla (Spain)Yes
MexicoYes
MoldovaYes
MongoliaYes
MoroccoYes
MozambiqueCheck
Myanmar (Burma)Check
NamibiaCheck
NepalCheck
New ZealandYes
NicaraguaYes
NigerCheck
NigeriaYes
NorwayYes
OmanYes
PakistanYes
PanamaYes
Papua New GuineaYes
ParaguayYes
PeruYes
PhilippinesYes
PolandYes
PortugalYes
QatarYes
Réunion (France)Yes
RomaniaYes
RussiaYes
RwandaCheck
Saint Helena (UK)Yes
Saint Kitts and NevisYes
Saint LuciaYes
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesYes
SamoaYes
São Tomé and PríncipeCheck
Saudi ArabiaYes
SenegalCheck
Serbia & MontenegroYes
SeychellesCheck
Sierra LeoneCheck
SingaporeYes
SlovakiaYes
SloveniaYes
SomaliaCheck
South AfricaYes
SpainYes
Sri LankaYes
SudanYes
SurinameYes
SwazilandCheck
SwedenYes
SwitzerlandYes
SyriaCheck
Tadzikistan (Tajikistan)Yes
Taiwan (EU)Yes
Taiwan (US)Yes
TanzaniaYes
ThailandYes
The NetherlandsYes
Timor-LesteYes
TogoCheck
TongaYes
Trinidad and TobagoYes
TunisiaCheck
TurkeyYes
Turkey (and Anatolia)Yes
TurkmenistanYes
TuvaluYes
UgandaYes
UkraineYes
United Arab EmiratesCheck
United KindomYes
United States of AmericaYes
UruguayYes
UzbekistanNo
VanuatuYes
VenezuelaYes
VietnamYes
Western Sahara (Morocco)Check
YemenYes
ZambiaCheck
ZimbabweCheck

Legend
Yes = FM transmission is permitted in this country.
No = FM transmission is not permitted in this country.
Check = Check with your local, authorized Nokia dealer.

Legal NoticesThe legal status of FM transmission is subject to change. The information contained in this page is updated periodically and is correct as of July 2011. You should always check with your local authorized Nokia dealer for the most up-to-date information.

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