VEC hours are Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 5PM, Central Time.
Applications and renewals are usually processed within 48 hours if submitted before Friday of each week.
or by using the FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) To give up a vanity call sign and request a sequential call the vanity call can not expired or be in the renewal grace period.
Contact our VEC Office at 800-669-9594 if you have any questions regarding license renewals.
No FCC Certificates Are Sent The FCC no longer prints or sends license certificates to amateur radio operators.
You may download and print a copy of your license from the FCC website.
W5YI-VEC is a recognized member of the National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators.
Applications filed at QRZ are sent directly to the W5YI-VEC where they are reviewed by specially trained and authorized staff before being input directly into the FCC's system.
Your update is effective immediately upon its appearance on the FCC website.
I have no problem with organizations helping to renew licenses, and I don’t have a problem with them doing it for a fee.
In fact, some people have found the below process annoying enough that they’d prefer to do it that way.