CEPTEuropean Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) radio-amateur license -- allows US Amateurs to travel to and operate from most European countries without obtaining an additional licensee or permit.
IARPInternational Amateur Radio Permit --- For operation in certain countries of the Americas -- allows US amateurs to operate without seeking a special license or permit to enter and operate from that country other than the IARP.
Amateurs sometimes visit other countries and naturally want to operate their amateur stations. Amateurs need to be aware of issues besides working with the reciprocal operating authority of the country they are visiting.
Foreign Operating in the US
Foreign Amateur Radio operators can get on the air in the US. Read these important tips and regulations. Learn More
What every ham who wants to operate in international waters needs to know, including maritime regulations. Learn More
If a country doesn't participate in CEPT or IARP, then you will need to get a Reciprocal Permit to operate your station Learn More
Bilateral Reciprocal Agreements
Some nations have what is known as a "bilateral" operating agreement with the US. Learn More