47 CFR 63.53 - Form.

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§ 63.53 Form.

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(1) Applications for international service under section 214 of the Communications Act must be filed electronically with the Commission. For applications filed electronically it is not necessary to send the original or any copies with the fee payment. Subject to the availability of electronic forms, all applications and other filings described in this section must be filed electronically through the International Bureau Filing System (IBFS). A list of forms that are available for electronic filing can be found on the IBFS homepage. For information on electronic filing requirements, see part 1, §§ 1.1000 through 1.10018 of this chapter and the IBFS homepage at http://www.fcc.gov/ibfs. See also §§ 63.20.

(2) Applications for international service under section 214 of the Communications Act that are not filed through IBFS shall be submitted on paper not more than 21.6 cm (8.5 in) wide and not more than 35.6 cm (14 in) long with a left-hand margin of 4 cm (1.5 in). This requirement shall not apply to original documents, or admissible copies thereof, offered as exhibits or to specially prepared exhibits. The impression shall be on one side of the paper only and shall be double-spaced, except that long quotations shall be single-spaced and indented. All papers, except charts and maps, shall be typewritten or prepared by mechanical processing methods, other than letter press, or printed. The foregoing shall not apply to official publications. All copies must be clearly legible.

(b) Applications for domestic service under section 214 of the Communications Act must be filed electronically with the Commission. For applications filed electronically and subject to a processing fee it is not necessary to send the original or any copies with the fee payment. Unless specified otherwise all applications and other filings described in this section must be filed electronically through the “Submit a Non-Docketed Filing” module of the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. For information on electronic filing requirements, see the ECFS homepage at http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/. See also § 63.52.

(c) Applications submitted under Section 214 of the Communications Act for international services and any related pleadings that are in a foreign language shall be accompanied by a certified translation in English.

[61 FR 15733, Apr. 9, 1996, as amended at 67 FR 45392, July 9, 2002; 69 FR 29902, May 26, 2004; 70 FR 38799, July 6, 2005; 80 FR 1588, Jan. 13, 2015]

Title 47 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 63 after this date.

  • 2015-10-19; vol. 80 # 201 - Monday, October 19, 2015
    1. 80 FR 63322 - Technology Transitions, Policies and Rules Governing Retirement of Copper Loops by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers and Special Access for Price Cap Local Exchange Carriers
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective November 18, 2015, except for 47 CFR 51.325(a)(4) and (e), 51.332, and 51.333(b) and (c), which contain information collection requirements that have not been approved by OMB. The Federal Communications Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date.
      47 CFR Parts 51 and 63