ETCs are encouraged to file online.

FCC Form 481

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FCC Form 481 Template

Carrier Annual Reporting Data Collection Form

FCC Form 481 Instructions

FCC Form 481 Upload Templates

FCC Form 497

For months December 2016 and later:
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FCC Form 497
FCC Form 497 (editable)
FCC Form 497 bulk upload

For months November 2016 and prior:
2012 FCC Form 497
2012 FCC Form 497 (editable)

Notice: FCC Form 497 will be retired after the December 2017 data month (January 2018 snapshot).

Lifeline Worksheet

FCC Form 497 Instructions (updated 12/28/16)

FCC Form 497 Online Filing Instructions

Establishing User Entitlements

FCC Form 555 (For Recertification Data)

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FCC Form 555 bulk upload

Annual Lifeline Eligible Telecommunications Carrier Certification Form

FCC Form 555 Instructions

Sample Consumer Forms

SAMPLE Lifeline Application Form

SAMPLE One-Per-Household Worksheet

SAMPLE Recertification Form

Sample application, household worksheet and recertification forms for non-National Verifier states.

National Verifier Forms

OFFICIAL National Verifier Application Form

OFFICIAL National Verifier One-Per-Household Worksheet

OFFICIAL National Verifier Recertification Form

The paper application, household worksheet, and recertification forms for use in National Verifier states (CO, MS, MT, NM, UT, WY)

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