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Wire Transfer

A wire transfer is a transaction that you initiate through your bank. It authorizes your bank to wire funds from your account to the U.S. Treasury, New York, NY (TREAS NYC). All payments made by wire transfer payable to the (FCC) Federal Communications Commission.

  1. When initiating the wire transfer, please provide your bank with the information below to complete the transfer, which varies based upon the nature of your filing.
  2. File any supporting documentation, if required.

ATTN: For Auction Upfront and Down Payment instructions, please refer to the specific Auction Procedures Public Notice located on the Auctions website

Wire Transfer Information to Provide to Your Bank

Regulatory fees, Application & Licensing Fees and Bill Payments
(must go through the FCC’s Electronic Form 159 system)
ABA Routing Number 021030004

Receiving Bank:
 TREAS NYC
 33 Liberty St.
 New York, NY 10045

(BNF) Beneficiary: FCC
Account #: 27000001
OBI Field: (Skip one space between each information item)

  VOUCHER NUMBER
  PAYER FRN
  PAYER NAME
  CONTACT PHONE OR E-MAIL
Bill Payments

These instructions apply only if you are not submitting remittance information online via the FCC’s Electronic Form 159 system.

You must submit remittance information online at www.fcc.gov/feefiler if paying for more than 10 bills.

ABA Routing Number 021030004

Receiving Bank:
 TREAS NYC
 33 Liberty St.
 New York, NY 10045

(BNF) Beneficiary: FCC
Account #: 27000001
OBI Field: (Skip one space between each information item)

If partial payment, “PAYPLAN”; otherwise "BILLPAY"

  BILL NUMBER (if paying multiple bills numbers, include all bill numbers)
  PAYER FRN
  CONTACT PHONE OR E-MAIL
  PAYER NAME (as space permits)
Notice of Apparent Liability ABA Routing Number 021030004

Receiving Bank:
 TREAS NYC
 33 Liberty St.
 New York, NY 10045

(BNF) Beneficiary: FCC
Account #: 27000001
OBI Field: (Skip one space between each information item)

  NAL #
  PAYER FRN
  PAYER NAME
  CONTACT PHONE or E-MAIL
Auction Payments Please refer to the Public Notices for a specific auction on the FCC Auctions website for Wire Transfer instructions for Auction Payments.

Supporting Documentation

Additional supporting documentation must be mailed to the FCC in the following situations:

Manual Applications/Filings for the Wireless Services A copy of the FCC Form 159 must be attached to the application/filing package. Please indicate on the Form 159 that you have paid by wire. Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Licensing Div.
1270 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325-7245
Manual Applications/Filings for all other services A copy of the FCC Form 159 must be attached to the application/filing package. Please indicate on the Form 159 that you have paid by wire. All supporting applications/filings for processing fees must be filed directly with the Secretary's Office. Federal Communications Commission
Secretary's Office
Attn: Revenue & Receivables Operations Group
445 -12th Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20554
Form 159-W Interstate Telephone Service Provider Worksheet Filings Additional documentation must be mailed only if you disagree with the dollar amount on the Form 159-W bill that you received, or if you did not receive a Form 159-W. In this situation, your completed FCC Form 159-W Worksheet OR the pre-filled Form 159-W with corrected amounts must be mailed to the FCC. Your most recently filed FCC Form 499-A Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet must also be mailed to the FCC. Federal Communications Commission
Office of the Managing Director
Attn: ITSP Regulatory Fee
445 12th Street, S.W., Room 1-A625
Washington D.C. 20554

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the FCC Revenue and Receivables Operations Group at 202.418.1995.

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