Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)

498 ID Status

Find out if your 498 ID is ready. Search the table below for your BEN (Billed Entity Number) or FCC 498 Form number.

Certified = You have submitted a request to receive a nine-digit 498 ID and USAC is reviewing your form.

Approved = USAC has approved your request and you can now file the BEAR online.

Deactivated = Your 498 ID is no longer active. You will not be able to submit a BEAR.