Active Alerts

CORES Paper Mail Disruption

Effective: March 25, 2020
System: Commission Registration System (CORES)

Due to the ongoing health crisis, the FCC will temporarily discontinue its practice of mailing letters to CORES account holders to memorialize the following actions:

  • Registration Confirmation
  • Password Notification
  • Password Reset
  • Password Security Question Reset
  • Registration Update

We apologize for the inconvenience. We will resume this service when the FCC returns to full work capacity.

New Application Fees Effective April 19, 2022

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

April 19, 2022, New Application Fees have been implemented. Please reference Wireless Telecommunications Fee Guide for fees related to applications filed in ULS. Please reference DA 22-307.

New Page: Instructions on Payment Process for ULS Individual Filers

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

New Instructions Page on Payment Process for ULS Individual Filers.


Active Warnings

Effective Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, October 6, 9:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: October 6, 2022 6:00 am - 9:00 am
System: Tower Construction Notifications (TCNS)

Universal Licensing System, (including Application Search, License Search, License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing, ASR Application Search, ASR Registration Search, TOWAIR and all ULS Specialized Searches) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, October 6, 2022 until 9:00 AM EDT Thursday, October 6, 2022

Effective Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, October 6, 9:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: October 6, 2022 6:00 am - 9:00 am
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

Universal Licensing System, (including Application Search, License Search, License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing, ASR Application Search, ASR Registration Search, TOWAIR and all ULS Specialized Searches) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, October 6, 2022 until 9:00 AM EDT Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Effective Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 6:00 AM to Thursday, October 6, 9:00 AM: Universal Licensing System (ULS) System Down for Scheduled Maintenance

Effective: October 6, 2022 6:00 am - 9:00 am
System: Antenna Structure Registration (ASR)

Universal Licensing System, (including Application Search, License Search, License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, Antenna Structure Registration Online Filing, ASR Application Search, ASR Registration Search, TOWAIR and all ULS Specialized Searches) will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, October 6, 2022 until 9:00 AM EDT Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Weekly Application Database Files Delayed

Effective: October 5, 2022
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

The Weekly Application Database Files for the Land Mobile Private and Microwave were not created. We are working on the problem and expect the files to be available Thursday, October 6th.


Active Notices

Upcoming Public Access Update: Additional Fields

Effective: August 18, 2022
System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

ULS will be updating the Public Access record format on 8/18/2022, with the addition of two new positions to the PA record.

Public Access Application File Update:
PA23 – New “Link Start Date” field.
PA24 – New “Link End Date” field.

Special Conditions Code document updated.

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

The Special Conditions Code document for public access files has been updated. Please reference the Public Access Files Documentation

NEW PAGE: Instructions on Printing Official License in ULS

System: Universal Licensing System (ULS)

New Instructions Page for downloading your granted ULS Authorization.