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FCC 0.401
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  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 45 L Street NE,
   Washington, DC 20554.

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

   (ii) All hand-carried documents should be addressed to the Commission's
   Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission
   and delivered to 9050 Junction Drive, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701.

   (iii) Electronic filings, where required, recommended, or 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) For the locations of the field offices, contact the Enforcement

   (5) The location of the Office of General Counsel is 45 L Street NE,
   Washington, DC 20554.

   (b) Applications or filings requiring the fees set forth at part 1,
   subpart G of the rules must be delivered through the appropriate
   electronic filing system 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 to paragraph (b) introductory text: 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 submitted
   following the procedures set forth by the Commission in the appropriate
   fee rules.

   Note to paragraph (b)(1): 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 chapter.)

   (2) 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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