The 5G Standard

3GPP Working Procedures


Notice: 2020-05-15, the PCG activated annex I “Special procedures for exceptional situations restricting travel”. The provisions of annex I are currently in force.

The Working Procedures are available in a PDF document or as a WinZipped Word doc, showing revision marks to the previous version. There is also an html full text version provided

The Working Procedures of 3GPP cover the following areas:

  • Description and purpose of the project
  • Participation in 3GPP
  • 3GPP Structure
  • Responsibilities of the groups
  • Work Programme and Technical Coordination
  • Deliverables
  • Reporting
  • External Relations

Taken together with the Technical Specification Group working methods (TR21.900) and the Specification drafting rules (TR 21.801) – you have the nearest thing to a rule book in 3GPP.

Also see:

3GPP Legal matters
For 3GPP’s legal status, logo use,
copyright, IPR databases and legal texts