FCC Form 498
Service Provider Information Form
Who Should File the FCC Form 498
All service providers that participate in the High Cost, Low Income, Rural
Health Care, or Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanisms must
file FCC Form 498 to receive disbursement payments.
Service Providers should complete an FCC Form 498 in order to:
- Apply for a new SPIN.
- Revise an existing FCC Form 498.
- Consolidate, merge, or deactivate existing SPINs due to a merger, acquisition, or
consolidation of companies.
- End participation in the Federal universal
service support mechanisms. High Cost and Low Income recipients must comply
with 47 C.F.R. § 54.205 if relinquishing High Cost or Low Income Federal
universal service support.
When and Where to File
Service providers must submit the FCC Form 498 and a signed letter of
certification on company letterhead before support payments will be authorized.
Please send the form and letter to:
USAC Billing and Disbursement
Attn: FCC Form 498
2000 L Street, N.W. Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Where to Get More Information:
- Please direct any questions about completing this form to USAC via: