FCC Adopts New Application Fee Schedule for Amateur Radio

The FCC Report and Order 20-184 released December 29, 2020 adopts a new application fee schedule. The new fee schedule implements a $35.00 fee for all amateur radio applications. This includes new, renewal, and vanity applications.

While this may be discouraging news to some, the new fee structure only applies to applications and at this time there continues to be be no annual fee for amateur radio licenses.