Updated March 2019
Service providers file an FCC Form 474, Service Provider Invoice (SPI) Form, to request reimbursement from USAC for the discount amount for eligible services and equipment provided to the applicant. The service provider must provide the service and/or equipment and bill the applicant for its non-discount share before submitting a SPI Form to USAC.
Service providers can file a SPI Form after:
You can submit the SPI Form as often as you wish (e.g. monthly, bimonthly, quarterly, annually). However, you must first bill the applicant for the cost of the non-discount share of the services and/or equipment included in the SPI Form.
Deadline: You must submit the SPI Form no later than 120 days after the last date to receive service or 120 days after the date of the FCC Form 486 Notification Letter, whichever is later.
FCC Form 474 (SPI) User Guide for filing online.
USAC issues a remittance statement to the service provider after processing the SPI Form.