Get It Straight from the Source. Use the following links to the SLD section of USAC’s website to get started with an E-Rate application.
Overview of the application process from Technology Plan through Invoicing.
The application process for Schools and Libraries support begins with a technology assessment and a technology plan.
Review process that follows up on certifications made on Forms 471 about the competitive bidding process.
Applicants can request a Corrective or Operational Service Provider Identification Number (SPIN) change.
A change in the products and/or services specified in the Services Ordered and Certification Form, FCC Form 471.
Invoiced with a Service Provider Invoice (SPI) Form (Form 474) or by a Billed Entity Applicant Reimbursement (BEAR) Form (Form 472).
Description of services requested and certification form and instructions.
Service ordered and certification form and instructions.
Receipt of service confirmation form and instructions.
Adjustment to funding commitment and modification to receipt of service confirmation form and instructions.