AA7HW: After your License Exam: Apply for Vanity Callsign

  • FCC Amateur Call Sign Systems. This page contains the following four tabs. Prior to applying for a Vanity Call Sign, it is helpful to read the information on the first three tabs.
    • About
    • Sequential Call Sign systems
    • Vanity Call Signs
    • Special Event Call Signs
  • You may not apply for a Vanity Call Sign until you have a valid Amateur Radio license. To apply for a Vanity Call Sign:
    • Go to the FCC License Manager Log In page.
    • Enter your FCC Registration Number (FRN) and password and click SUBMIT.
    • If you have multiple licenses (e.g. Amateur Radio License and GMRS License), click My Licenses on the left, then click on your callsign in the list of licenses.
    • Click Request Vanity Call Sign on the right.
  • You can search for Available Callsigns on RadioQTH or AE7Q.
  • You can search for and check the status of pending applications on the FCC Application Search page.
  • Note that the FCC takes 18 days to process applications for vanity call signs.