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§ 1.8002 Obtaining an FRN.
(a) The FRN must be obtained by anyone doing business with the
Commission, see 31 U.S.C. 7701(c)(2), including but not limited to:
(1) Anyone required to pay statutory charges under subpart G of this
(2) Anyone applying for a license, including someone who is exempt from
paying statutory charges under subpart G of this part, see § § 1.1114 and
(3) Anyone participating in a spectrum auction;
(4) Anyone holding or obtaining a spectrum auction license or loan;
(5) Anyone paying statutory charges on behalf of another entity or
(6) Any applicant or service provider participating in the Schools and
Libraries Universal Service Support Program, part 54, subpart F, of
(b)(1) When registering for an FRN through the CORES, an entity's name,
entity type, contact name and title, address, and taxpayer identifying
number (TIN) must be provided. For individuals, the TIN is the social
security number (SSN).
(2) Information provided when registering for an FRN must be kept
current by registrants either by updating the information on-line at
the CORES link at www.fcc.gov or by filing FCC Form 161 (CORES
(c) A business may obtain as many FRNs as it deems appropriate for its
business operations. Each subsidiary with a different TIN must obtain a
separate FRN. Multiple FRNs shall not be obtained to evade payment of
fees or other regulatory responsibilities.
(d) An FRN may be assigned by the Commission, which will promptly
notify the entity of the assigned FRN.
(e) An FRN may be assigned by the Billing and Collection Agent for
North American Numbering Plan Administration and the Administrators of
the Universal Service Fund and the Telecommunications Relay Services
Fund. In each instance, the Billing and Collection Agent for North
American Numbering Plan Administration and the Administrators of the
Universal Service Fund and the Telecommunications Relay Services Fund
shall promptly notify the entity of the assigned FRN.
[ 66 FR 47895 , Sept. 14, 2001, as amended at 67 FR 36818 , May 28, 2002;
68 FR 66277 , Nov. 25, 2003; 69 FR 55109 , Sept. 13, 2004; 70 FR 21651 ,
Apr. 27, 2005]
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