The authority for the Federal Communications Commission to impose and collect fees and associated charges is contained in Title III, § 3001 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-39), § 8, revising 47 U.S.C. § 158, which directs the Commission to prescribe charges for certain types of services it provides to communications entities over which it has jurisdiction.
This Fee Filing Guide is considered a reference guide to identify and describe the entire fee filing requirements for the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. It is meant to be a handy reference of the services and requests for FCC actions that are subject to a fee. The guide contains a breakdown of the types of applications, form numbers, fee amounts, payment type codes, and the mailing address for each service provided.
If further information is required that cannot be answered in this guide, please consult the Commission's rules as set forth in Title 47, Part 1, Subpart G, of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Copies of the CFR may be purchased from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328, Telephone (202) 512-1800. Additional copies of this guide may be obtained without charge by calling (202) 418-3676, outside the Washington area (800) 418-3676. All fees are subject to modification as required by Congress.