To use radio equipment in Japan it is necessary to obtain approval from the Japanese Government. Without approval, users will be penalised under Japanese law.

Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee will secure and maintain the radio communication environment during the Rugby World Cup 2019 and manage the radio frequencies of all radio equipment used during Rugby World Cup 2019 (such as use for broadcasting, live reporting etc.)

If you require support to obtain the necessary radio use approval please contact the Organising Committee by email:

Radio Equipment requiring approval

This includes but is not limited to: Wireless Microphone, Wireless Camera, Wireless communication, Ear Monitor, Video Transmission System, Camera Control, and all wireless equipment (regardless of output power).


Use of FRS and GMRS radio transmission is illegal in Japan. Use of this equipment in Japan may result in prosecution under Japanese law.