Why should I submit my application to WIA electronically?
electronic filing, your application will be logged into WIA
the same day you send it. Your WIA control number will be
e-mailed to you the next working day following submittal of
your application. There is no waiting for mail delivery, loss
of your application in the mail process or delays due to misdelivered
How can I pay for my application if I file it electronically?
pay your FCC and WIA coordination fees two ways. You can
use a major credit card by completing the credit application
form with the appropriate credit card information. The registration
process is through a secured system on the internet, however
if you prefer you may contact WIA's License*Link Administrator
to make other arrangements.
cost effective payment method is through COEP, WIA's electronic
payment plan. This convenient bank draft method provides you
a 5 percent discount on the coordination fee and allows WIA
to pay your FCC directly to Mellon Bank electronically. If
you file more than 10 applications annually, this is the recommended
payment method. Complete the appropriate bank reference information
on the credit application form to set up your account.
payment method is approved by WIA, you may go directly to
the application process. On subsequently filings, you will
not need to register again, except to make changes to your
existing payment information.
do I call for help?
have a question regarding the transmission of your application,
please contact WIA at 800 759-0300 and ask for the License*Link
Online Administrator. The Administrator will have information
regarding your registration, e-mail transmissions, and electronic
a question regarding questions on the Form 601, please contact
a Coordination Customer Account Representative at 800 759-0300.
WIA representatives can help you with rule interpretation
and fee information.
will License*Link Online cost me?
is no charge to you from WIA. We have provided this service
at no cost to help you file your applications as efficiently
as possible. Your cost to use and send your completed applications
to WIA will be your on line charges incurred with your internet
most people select "unlimited" use on a monthly
basis when selecting an internet provider and therefore the
amount of time you spend on line preparing and submitting
your applications will not impact the cost of on line charges.
Be sure to review any long distance charges that may be incurred
in connecting to your provider.
the FCC requires an original signature on an application, how
can I do that electronically?
the advent of ULS and technology capable of accepting electronic
filing of information, the FCC is able to electronically accept
renewals, applications and documents requiring signatures. The
printed name becomes the signature and authorization for processing
the applicant's request. However, the FCC will expect the submitter
to have an original signature on file as part of their records.
Should the need arise, the FCC can request that original signatures
do I get a signature from my customer if I am filing electronically?
can create your customer's application on line and print a customer
copy of the form. This copy can be sent to the customer for
signature. Although you do not submit this copy to WIA, it
should be held in your files as documentation of the applicant's
approval and legal responsibility for the contents of the application.
I download the application to my PC and work on it off line?
The application you create is retained on WIA's web server.
This is to maintain the integrity of the system and provide
you the best possible source for accurately storing your data.
You have access to your records 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,
which will enhance customer service to your client. For instance,
if you are at your customer's site and need to access his application
information, simply sign on to the internet with your ID and
password and you have access to their application. License*Link
Online provides flexibility not available on a standard PC.
I be able to review all my customer's applications?
The beauty of License*Link Online is that you have total control
of your customer filings at all times. You can review one or
all of your customer's filings. The reference numbers you assign
your customers will allow you to sort your customer accounts
and present an inventory of their history. Be sure to think
of a customer reference numbering system that provides you with
a good picture of your customers' filings.
happens if I send an application to WIA, but do not get an
e-mail notification of the WIA control number?
very important that you monitor the applications you submit
to WIA and review the e-mail notifications regarding those
submittals. If you do not receive a confirmation from WIA
with your assigned control number within a day or two, notify
technology is wonderful, but it is not infallible. Weather,
server problems, and unknown factors could cause an interruption
to your transmission. If we do not know you submitted an application
that we did not show we received, then WIA is unaware of
your problem and we cannot act on identifying the cause.
types of applications can I send to WIA electronically?
the largest coordinator for the Industrial/Business pool of
frequencies, WIA accepts all applications for new frequency
requests, modification to licenses for any frequency in the
pool, regardless of its prior radio service, with the exception
of frequencies assigned exclusively to Railroad, Petroleum
and Power Services. Special emergency requests for purposes
other than life/death rescue services and renewals and assignments
requiring technical changes are also under WIA authority.
electronic filing since it offers a "paper less"
solution to the licensing process. Your land mobile radio
applications are our priority and we wish to partner with
you in making compliance with FCC rules and regulations as
efficient and accurate as possible.