Step 7 – Invoicing

After your 486 is approved, you or your service provider can begin invoicing for funding. There are two options:

  • Form 472 BEAR (Billed Entity Application Reimbursement): The school pays the vendor in full, then is reimbursed by USAC
  • In this case, the project can start as soon as April 1
  • Form 474 SPI (Service Provider Invoice): The vendor invoices the school and USAC
  • In this case, the project cannot start until July 1
  • Before you invoice we recommend you visit this page to double check all your information which will help prevent delay in processing (