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FCC Form 486
Receipt of Service Confirmation Form

The FCC Form 486 Receipt of Service Confirmation Form is used by the Billed Entity who filed an FCC Form 471 on behalf of an eligible school, school district, library (outlet/branch, system), or a consortium of those entities. The Form 486 informs the Fund Administrator, the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administrative Company, when the Billed Entity and/or the eligible entities that it represents is receiving, is scheduled to receive, or has received service in the relevant Funding Year from the named Service Provider(s). Receipt by SLD of a properly completed Form 486 triggers the process for SLD to receive invoices.

The Form 486 must be filed to accomplish the following:

  • To authorize the payment of invoices from your Service Provider(s)
  • To indicate approval of technology plans (as required)
  • To indicate (starting in Funding Year 2001, which begins July 1, 2001) the state of compliance with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)(Pub. L. 106-554).

To cancel or reduce a Funding Request or to change the Contract Expiration Date reported on the Form 471, please file an FCC Form 500, Adjustment to Funding Commitment and Modification to Receipt of Service Confirmation Form. Please refer to the Form 500 instructions for more information.


Form 486 Form 486 December 2013
Form 486 Type-in version Form 486 "Type In" December 2013
Form 486 Instructions Form 486 Instructions December 2013