Forms

You must file all FCC forms electronically. Paper forms are for reference only.

Service Providers

Lifeline Claims System
File online (use E-File credentials)

Due Date
8th of each month for same-month payment

Who Must File
Service providers participating in the Lifeline Program

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LCS User Guide
LCS Upload Validation Rules

FCC Form 481
File online
FCC Form 481

Due Date
July 1

Who Must File
High Cost and Lifeline recipients

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FCC Form 555
File online

Due Date
January 31

Who Must File
All Lifeline service providers to report recertification and non-usage

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FCC Form 555 Instructions
FCC Form 555 Bulk Upload Template

Consumers

FCC Form 5629
FCC Form 5629
FCC Form 5629 (Spanish)

Due Date
Submit at any time

Who Must File
Eligible consumers

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FCC Form 5630
FCC Form 5630
FCC Form 5630 (Spanish)

Due Date
Annually on anniversary date

Who Must File
Lifeline consumers
FCC Form 5631
FCC Form 5631
FCC Form 5631 (Spanish)

Due Date
Optional

Who Must File
Potential consumers who want to determine if they are one or more households
National Verifier Application Form
Apply online
National Verifier Application Form
National Verifier Application Form (Spanish)

Due Date
Submit at any time

Who Must File
Eligible consumers in National Verifier states
National Verifier Recertification Form
Recertify online
National Verifier Recertification Form
National Verifier Recertification Form (Spanish)

Due Date
Annually on anniversary date

Who Must File
Lifeline consumers in National Verifier states
National Verifier Household Worksheet
National Verifier Household Worksheet
National Verifier Household Worksheet (Spanish)

Due Date
Optional

Who Must File
Potential consumers in National Verifier states who want to determine if they are one or more households