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Application for Commission Certification

An application for Commission certification of QF status under 18 C.F.R. 292.207(b) External Link must include a completed Form No. 556 PDF . The Form No. 556 must be downloaded, electronically completed, saved locally to your computer or network drive, and then attached as part of an eFiling submission. Applicants must submit a filing fee with their application for Commission certification. The eFiling system will not process applications that require filing fees until the appropriate payment is made when prompted (the eFiling system will route the applicant to to make their payment at the appropriate time during the eFiling submission). Filing fees can be paid via electronic bank account debit or credit card. Please visit our Filing Fees page for the most current filing fee. An applicant submitting an application for Commission certification must comply with the Notice Requirements for QF certification applications.

After submitting an application, applicants can locate documents related to their application and find their docket number by performing a New Dockets Search in eLibrary.

Within 90 days of the filing of an application, the Commission will either inform the applicant that the filing is deficient, issue an order granting or denying the application, or issue an order tolling the date for issuing an order addressing the application. Under 18 C.F.R., 292.207(b)(3) External Link, if the Commission has not acted upon the application within 90 days of the filing date, it shall be deemed granted.

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