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Pay Fees Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pay Fees?
Pay Fees allows ULS users to pay wireless license fees online by credit card. Individual ULS applicants who have already submitted Form 159 applications earlier but did not pay while filing can use Pay Fees at a later date to pay their wireless license fees by credit card. For ULS users who submit a large volume of applications for wireless licenses using Electronic Batch Filing (EBF), Pay Fees enables you to pay your fees online by credit card and submit your Form 159 applications simultaneously.

What is required before submitting Form 159 applications and paying wireless license fees?
ULS users must first register for an FRN and password before submitting Form 159 applications and paying for wireless licenses. Users without an FRN and password can obtain online using the FCC Commission Registration System (CORES).

What is required before using Pay Fees?
Pay Fees allows ULS users to pay wireless license fees online by credit card. Individual ULS applicants who have already submitted Form 159 applications earlier but did not pay while filing can use Pay Fees at a later date to pay their wireless license fees by credit card. For ULS users who submit a large volume of applications for wireless licenses using Electronic Batch Filing (EBF), Pay Fees enables you to pay your fees online by credit card and submit your Form 159 applications simultaneously.

What credit cards can I use to pay my wireless license fees?
You can use Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express to pay your fees.

I cannot print Form 159 because I do not have Acrobat Reader. How can I get it?
To download Acrobat reader, go to: www.adobe.com.