All carriers receiving Lifeline Program support are required to file the FCC Form 481, the Carrier Annual Reporting Data Collection Form, by July 1 each year. The form must be filed online using the E-File system.
The 2015 Program Year version of FCC Form 481 is currently available. When you go to file, review the Online User Guide for specific filing guidance and instructions. For a guided tutorial on filing the FCC Form 481, watch the Walkthrough of the FCC Form 481 Webinar, which is available in the Online Learning Library.
For carriers receiving Lifeline Program support, the following reporting requirements apply.
FCC designated carriers (47 CFR Section 54.422b) must complete:
State designated carriers (47 CFR Section 54.422a) must complete: