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Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill; residents of federally-recognized Tribal lands can receive an additional $25 per month.

Service Providers

If your company is new to Lifeline, please provide us with your company’s contact information using FCC Form 498.

Additional steps:

  • Review the pages in this section
  • Create an account in USAC’s E-File and NLAD systems
  • Sign up for the Lifeline Program Newsletter and/or the NLAD Bulletin
  • View our Upcoming Dates page to register for our upcoming monthly webinars and training
  • Review previous webinars and our video library on the Learn page
  • Email Lifeline’s Companies Near Me tool


If you perform program enrollments or other related Lifeline transactions, visit our Representative Accountability Database (RAD) pages.


If you are a Lifeline consumer or interested in applying for our program, visit our consumer site.