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FCC 0.401
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 0.401   Location of Commission offices.

   The Commission maintains several offices and receipt locations.
   Applications and other filings not submitted in accordance with the
   addresses or locations set forth below will be returned to the
   applicant without processing. When an application or other filing does
   not involve the payment of a fee, the appropriate filing address or
   location is established elsewhere in the rules for the various types of
   submissions made to the Commission. The public should identify the
   correct filing location by reference to these rules. Applications or
   submissions requiring fees must be submitted in accordance with
   § 0.401(b) of the rules irrespective of the addresses that may be set
   out elsewhere in the rules for other submissions.

   (a) General correspondence, as well as applications and filings not
   requiring the fees set forth at part 1, subpart G of the rules (or not
   claiming an exemption, waiver or deferral from the fee requirement),
   should be delivered to one of the following locations.

   (1) The main office of the Commission is located at 445 12th Street,
   SW., Washington, DC 20554.

   (i) Documents submitted by mail to this office should be addressed to:
   Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554.

   (ii) Hand-carried documents should be delivered to the Secretary's
   Office at 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554.

   (iii) Electronic filings, where permitted, must be transmitted as
   specified by the Commission or relevant Bureau or Office.

   (2) The Commission's laboratory is located near Columbia, Maryland. The
   mailing address is:

   Federal Communications Commission, Equipment Authorization Division,
   7435 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046

   (3) The Commission also maintains offices at Gettysburg, PA.

   (i) The address of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau's licensing
   facilities are:

   (A) Federal Communications Commission, 1270 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg,
   PA 17325-7245; and

   (B) Federal Communications Commission, Wireless Telecommunications
   Bureau, Washington, DC 20554.

   (ii) The mailing address of the International Telecommunications
   Section of the Finance Branch is: Federal Communications Commission,
   P.O. Box IT-70, Gettysburg, PA 17326.

   (4) The locations of the field offices of the Compliance and
   Information Bureau are listed in § 0.121.

   (5) The location of the Office of General Counsel is 445 12th Street,
   SW, Washington, DC 20554.

   (b) Applications or filings requiring the fees set forth at part 1,
   subpart G of the rules must be delivered to the Commission's lockbox
   bank in St. Louis, Missouri with the correct fee and completed Fee Form
   attached to the application or filing, unless otherwise directed by the
   Commission. In the case of any conflict between this rule subpart and
   other rules establishing filing locations for submissions subject to a
   fee, this subpart shall govern.

   Note: Applicants seeking a waiver or deferral of fees must submit their
   application or filing in accordance with the addresses set forth below.
   Applicants claiming a statutory exemption from the fees should file
   their applications in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section.

   (1) Applications and filings submitted by mail shall be addressed to
   the U.S. Bank in St. Louis, Missouri. The bank maintains separate post
   office boxes for the receipt of different types of applications. It
   will also establish special post office boxes to receive responses to
   special filings such as applications filed in response to "filing
   windows" established by the Commission. The address for the submission
   of filings will be established in the Public Notice announcing the
   filing dates. In all other cases, applications and filings submitted by
   mail should be sent to the addresses listed in the appropriate fee

   Note: Wireless Telecommunications Bureau applications that require
   frequency coordination by certified coordinators must be submitted to
   the appropriate certified frequency coordinator before filing with the
   Commission. After coordination, the applications are filed with the
   Commission as set forth herein. (See § § 90.127 and 90.175 of this

   (2) Applications and other filings may also be hand carried, in person
   or by courier, to the U.S. Bank, Government Lockbox, 1005 Convention
   Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri. All applications and filings delivered in
   this manner must be in an envelope clearly marked for the "Federal
   Communications Commission," and identified with the appropriate Post
   Office Box address as set out in the fee schedule (§ § 1.1102 through
   1.1109 of this chapter). Applications should be enclosed in a separate
   envelope for each Post Office Box. Hand-carried or couriered
   applications and filings may be delivered at any time on any day.
   Applications or filings received by the bank before midnight on any
   Commission business day will be treated as having been filed on that
   day. Materials received by the bank after midnight, Monday through
   Friday, or on weekends or holidays, will be treated as having been
   filed on the next Commission business day.

   (3) Alternatively, applications and other filings may be sent
   electronically via the Universal Licensing System (ULS) or the Cable
   Operations and Licensing System (COALS) as appropriate for use of those

   [ 52 FR 10227 , Mar. 31, 1987]

   Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting § 0.401, see
   the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids
   section of the printed volume and at

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