AT&T Mobility Fee Schedule

AT&T Mobility Fee Schedule

In addition to the monthly recurring charges for your AT&T Mobility post-paid wireless or service charges for your AT&T PREPAID® service (each individually, your “Service”), this Schedules lists certain additional AT&T fees (either monthly recurring fees or transactional fees charged based on a request or transaction) and government taxes/fees (amounts collected by AT&T from you and remitted to the appropriate government agency) that may apply to your Service or the equipment you use with it.

This Fee Schedule is part of your AT&T Consumer Services Agreement (CSA). Terms not otherwise defined herein are defined in the CSA.

The AT&T fees are listed below in Section I (for AT&T Mobility post-paid Service) and Section II (for AT&T PREPAID® Service). This is not an exhaustive list; there may be additional fees that potentially apply to your Service. AT&T reserves the right to increase its fees or impose additional fees as permitted by your CSA. With respect to the monthly Federal Universal Service Fee, State Universal Service Fee and State/Local Cost Recovery Fees in Section I, AT&T will update these Fees within a reasonable time period after it receives notice of any changes enacted by federal, state and or local government.

The government taxes/fees on AT&T Mobility post-paid Service and AT&T PREPAID® service are listed below in Section III. but are not a complete list. Government taxes/fees may be subject to change or increase as required by law or regulation.

I. AT&T FEES for AT&T Mobility Post-paid Service

A. AT&T Monthly Recurring Fees

Name General Description Amount
Administrative Fee A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover a portion of certain expenses AT&T incurs, including but not limited to: (a) charges AT&T or its agents pay to interconnect with other carriers to deliver calls from AT&T customers to their customers; and (b) charges associated with cell site rents and maintenance. This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers. Up to $1.99 per line per month,
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Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover payments of certain government fees imposed on AT&T and to recover the costs of compliance with government-imposed regulatory requirements. It may include costs incurred in prior years that are not yet fully recovered.

Components of the Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee include, but are not limited to, expenses incurred related to: Federal Regulatory Fee, Telecommunications Relay Service, Wireless Number Portability and Number Pooling, Enhanced 911 (not otherwise recovered), Wireless Tower Mandates Costs, Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) Compliance Costs, Network Outage Reporting Costs, State Commission Annual Reporting Costs (Applies only in IN, KY, LA, NM, OH, SC, SD, VA, VT, WI, WV WY), and Puerto Rico Regulatory Fee (Puerto Rico Only). This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers

Up to $1.50 per line per month,
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Federal Universal Service Fee A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover its required contribution to the Federal Universal Service Fund. (Fund). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created the Fund in 1997 to help ensure first-class, affordable telecommunications service for all consumers across the country, especially residents in high cost rural communities and low-income customers. Additionally, the Fund provides for discounted telecommunications services for schools, libraries and rural health-care facilities.

All telecommunications providers are required to pay into the Fund, and their contributions may be recovered from customers.

This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers.

A monthly cost recovery fee of up to 23.8%. See Contribution Factor & Quarterly Filings - Universal Service Fund (USF) Management Support | Federal Communications Commission (fcc.gov)
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State Universal Service Fee A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover its required contribution to 20* state Universal Service Funds. These state universal service funds ensure affordable telecommunications service for all consumers in the state, especially residents in high-cost rural areas and low-income customers. In certain states, all telecommunications providers are required to pay into these funds, and their contributions may be recovered from customers.

This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers.

A monthly cost recovery fee of 0.38% to 11.44% or $0.36 to $1.75
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Property Tax Allotment Fee A monthly fee AT&T charges business/government customers (Corporate Responsibility User lines) to help AT&T recover costs associated with property tax. This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers. $0.26
State and Local Cost Recovery Fees Monthly fees collected by AT&T from its customers to recover costs AT&T pays in taxes and required payments levied by states and local governments. These fees are not a taxes or surcharges which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers. A monthly cost recovery fee of 0.02% to 11.00% or $0.01 to $4.00
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B. AT&T Transactional Fees

The Fees listed in this section include Fees that will appear for specific requests and/or transactions related to your Service or account.

Name General Description Amount
Activation/Upgrade Fee Charged when you activate a new line of service or upgrade your device. $30 (except $45 for subsidized devices sold under 1- or 2-year term agreement and $20 in Puerto Rico on secondary lines)
Bill Reprint Fee Charged if you request an additional monthly paper billing statement. $5 per reprint, $0.10 additional for each page exceeding 100
Detailed Billing Fee for Paper Bill Charged if you request additional details for voice, messaging, and data usage. $1.99 per telephone line
Early Termination Fee Charged if you are on a one- or two-year contract (service commitment) but chose to cancel early. Varies, $58 to $325 depending on time of termination
(For Corporate Responsibility User lines of service: Varies, $58 to $325 unless a higher fee is specified in the applicable wireless service agreement.)
Equipment Restocking Fee Charged if you return your device or accessory within AT&T’s 14-day buyer’s remorse period. $55 for all devices; 10% of the sales price for accessories priced over $100
Late Payment Fee Charged if you don't pay your bill by the due date. Up to $7 per bill cycle (Business/Govt Corp Responsibility User lines of service: unless otherwise specified in an applicable contract, the lesser of up to 1.5% per month (prorated daily) of any amount not paid by the due date, or the highest amount allowed by applicable law)
Non-return Equipment Fee Charged if you fail to return your equipment after cancelling service. Difference between the full retail price of equipment and the amount actually paid
Returned Payment Fee Charged if you make a payment by check or other method that is declined. Varies by state; up to $30
Number Change Fee Charged if you request a new telephone number. $36 per line
Payment Convenience Fee Charged if you make your payment with the assistance of a Customer Service or Collections Representative. Call Center: $5
Restoral Fee Charged if you restore service after it was suspended. Up to $35
Replacement SIM Fee   $5 per SIM
Pay-Per Use Fees Usage charges for service not included in wireless plan or package, when traveling in countries not included in plan or package, or when a package expires. Rates vary; see att.com/WirelessCharges and att.com/PPURates

II. AT&T FEES for AT&T PREPAID® Service

The Fees listed in this section include Fees that will appear for specific requests and/or transactions related to your Service or account.

Name General Description Amount
Activation Fee Charged when you activate a new line of service in AT&T retail locations and through in-home experts Up to $15.00
Number Change Fee Charged if you request a new telephone number through self-serve or a customer service representative. $25
Returned Payment Fee Charged if you make a payment by check or other method that is declined. Up to $30; varies by state
Equipment Restocking Fee Charged if you return your device or accessory within AT&T’s 14-day buyer’s remorse period. $55 for all devices; 10% of the sales price for accessories priced over $100
411/Directory Assistance Fee Charged if you use Directory Assistance. $1.99/call
$1.50/call for PR and USVI

III. GOVERNMENT TAXES/FEES

The entries in this section are government taxes/fees that vary by location and are subject to increase by the government. AT&T collects these amounts from its customers and remits them to the government.

A. Government Taxes/Fees for AT&T Mobility Post-paid Service

Name General Description Amount
911 Fee This monthly surcharge is collected by AT&T and remitted to the state. The states typically collect these funds to support the public-safety answering point (PSAPs), enhanced 911 services, and other 911 functions in the state. Varies by state, up to $3.00, see att.com/additionalcharges
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State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fee A monthly amount collected by AT&T and remitted to the state for those states that require wireless carriers to pay a monthly per-line State TRS fee to the state. The states typically collect these funds to support TRS, which, provides telephone accessibility to people who are hearing impaired or speech disabled. Varies by state, up to $0.50 for flat-fee states and percentage-based for some other states, see att.com/additionalcharges
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B. Government Taxes/Fees for AT&T PREPAID® Service

Name General Description Amount
911 Fee Charged pursuant to state and/or local law to finance local Enhanced 911 services. AT&T collects this surcharge/fee either monthly or at point of sale/time of account payment and remits it to the government. See: https://www.att.com/shop/wireless/prepaidE911.html Varies by state, see: https://www.att.com/shop/en/wireless/prepaidE911.html

*SUSF States

  1. Alaska
  2. Arkansas
  3. Colorado
  4. Indiana
  5. Kansas
  6. Louisiana
  7. Maine
  8. Michigan
  9. Nebraska
  10. Nevada
  11. New Mexico
  12. Oklahoma
  13. Oregon
  14. South Carolina
  15. Texas
  16. Utah
  17. Vermont
  18. Puerto Rico
  19. Wisconsin
  20. Wyoming