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Common Filing Tasks

Replacing a License

To file for a duplicate license you need FCC Form 605 (Main Form). If you currently do not have an FCC Registration Number (FRN) FCC form 160 would be required for a manual filing. If payment is due, form 159 (Remittance Advice) will also be needed. These forms can be obtained at FCC Forms. The purpose of the filing will be Duplicate License “DU”.
Electronic filers would utilize the Universal Licensing System (ULS).
  1. Under the heading Online Filing, click Log In.
  2. Enter your FRN and password. If you do not have your password or have forgotten it, go to FRN Password Reset (t) and enter your FRN and answer the Personal Security Question (PSQ) allowing you to reset your password. If you have not set the PSQ go to Set a Personal Security Question or contact FCC Support.
  3. If you have multiple licenses, you will need to select the call sign(s) by clicking on its link.
  4. On the License At A Glance screen, go to the Work on this License box on the right and click on the Request Duplicate link.
  5. Select which sections of the license you need to update, if necessary.
  6. Answer the questions on the following screens; click the Continue button to navigate the screens until you come to the Certification screen, where you will “sign” the application.
  7. Click the Submit Button. You will receive a confirmation screen giving you the file number for the application submitted. If a fee is due ULS will calculate the fee and the fee payment options will be available at the end of your online filing. You can make the fee payment online or print out the 159 and submit it with payment (check, money order, credit card) to:
    Federal Communications Commission
    Wireless Bureau Applications
    P. O. Box 979097
    St. Louis, MO, 63197-9000
    This fee must be received within 10 calendar days of the filing.
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