Summary: Instructions – Download Authorization 



Solution Description:  PLEASE NOTE: Per Public Notice DA 15-72, The FCC no longer mails license authorizations. If you provide an email address on your application, an official copy of your license will be automatically emailed to you after the application has granted.  

   Licensees can also opt to download electronic authorizations by logging into License Manager:  Log in to with your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and Password  If you do not know the password: Click on the Contact Tech Support link Click the Reset Password button and follow the prompts for resetting the password After receiving confirmation of a successful password reset, click the link for Universal Licensing System (DO NOT click the CORES Public Interface link.) Click the button labeled ULS License Manager; you will be taken to the log in screen  Click the, “Download Electronic Authorizations,” link on the navigation bar on the left side of the License Manager home page.

 1. To search for the authorization(s) you want to download: a. Enter the call sign OR b. Enter a date range (based on Effective Date of the license)

 2. In the My Authorization box, select the call signs you wish to download  

3. Add the call signs to the Authorizations to Download box.

 4. Once the licenses have been selected, click the Download button in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

 5. The download will be automatically converted to a PDF file, and you can choose to Open (to print) or Save (to save to a desired folder)  Downloading Electronic Authorizations Using the Chrome Browser  Filers using Chrome will need to turn off the Pop-up Blocker before downloading. To turn off the Pop-up Blocker:

1. Click on the Settings icon (3 horizontal lines) in the upper right-hand corner of the browser

2. Click on Settings

 3. At the bottom of the Settings page, click the link Show Advanced Settings

4. Under the Privacy heading, click the Content Settings button

5. In the Content Settings window, scroll down to the Pop-ups section

 6. Click Allow all sites to show pop-ups; click the Done button

 7. Close the Settings tab  After the authorization(s) have been selected for download, follow these steps for accessing the PDF file in Chrome:

 1. After clicking the Download button, a blank window will open. At this point, the authorizations are downloading. (If the filer exits this window prior to the download finishing, the download will not complete.)

2. Once the download completes, it will appear at the bottom of the blank window. NOTE: If the download button cannot be seen at the bottom of the screen, maximize the window

3. Click on the button to open the PDF file  Should you have any further questions or need additional information, please submit a request for help at , or call the FCC Licensing Support Center at 1-877-480-3201, selecting option 2 after the main menu recording.  

Sincerely, FCC Licensing Support Center