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. 

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 Terms of Service.

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.

None of the lists below includes applicable taxes.

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

A. AT&T Monthly Recurring Fees

Name Amount General Description
Administrative Fee Up to $1.99 per line per month, see att.com/additionalcharges 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.
Regulatory Cost Recovery Fee Up to $1.50 per line per month, see att.com/additionalcharges A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover payments of 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. This fee is not a tax or charge which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers.

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).

Federal Universal Service Fee Varies, see att.com/additionalcharges 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.

State Universal Service Fee Varies by state; see att.com/additionalcharges A monthly fee charged to help AT&T recover its required contribution to certain 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.

Property Tax Allotment Fee $0.31 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.
State and Local Cost Recovery Fees Varies by state, county or city, see att.com/additionalcharges 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. See att.com/additionalcharges for location specific information.

These fees are not a taxes or surcharges which the government requires AT&T to collect from its customers

B. AT&T Transactional Fees

Name Amount General Description
Activation/Upgrade Fee $30 (except $45 for subsidized devices sold under 1- or 2-year term agreement and $20 in Puerto Rico on secondary lines) Charged when you activate a new line of service or upgrade your device.
Bill Reprint Fee $5 per reprint, $0.10 additional for each page exceeding 100 Charged if you request an additional monthly paper billing statement.
Detailed Billing Fee for Paper Bill $1.99 per telephone line Charged if you request additional details for voice, messaging, and data usage.
Early Termination Fee Varies, $58 to $325 depending on time of termination. Charged if you are on a one- or two-year contract (service commitment) but chose to cancel early.
Equipment Restocking Fee $55 for all devices; 10% of the sales price for tablets and accessories priced over $100 Charged if you return your device, tablet or accessory within AT&T’s 14-day buyer’s remorse period.
Late Payment Fee $5.75 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) Charged if you don't pay your bill by the due date.
Non-return Equipment Fee Difference between the full retail price of equipment and the amount actually paid Charged if you fail to return your equipment after cancelling service.
Returned Payment Fee Varies by state; up to $30 Charged if you make a payment by check or other method that is declined.
Number Change Fee $36 per line Charged if you request a new telephone number.
Payment Convenience Fee Local Dealer: $0.50 to $1
Call Center: $5
Charged if you make your payment with the assistance of an Authorized Retail Agent, Customer Service or Collections Representative.
Restoral Fee $35 Charged if you restore your service after you placed it in a minimum service state.
Replacement SIM Fee $5 per SIM Charged if you request a replacement SIM for your device.
411/Directory Assistance Fee $1.99/call plus airtime
$1.50/call plus airtime for PR and USVI
Charged if you use Directory Assistance.
Pay-Per Use Fees Rates vary; see att.com/WirelessCharges and att.com/PPURates 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.

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 Amount General Description
Number Change Fee $10 for self-serve, $15 for representative-assisted, and $15 for relocation. Charged if you request a new telephone number
Returned Payment Fee Up to $30; varies by state Charged if you make a payment by check or other method that is declined.
Equipment Restocking Fee $55 for all devices; 10% of the sales price for tablets and accessories priced over $100 Charged if you return your device, tablet or accessory within AT&T’s 14-day buyer’s remorse period.
411/Directory Assistance Fee $1.99/call plus airtime
$1.50/call plus airtime for PR and USVI
Charged if you use Directory Assistance.

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

Surcharge Name Amount General Description
911 Fee Varies by state, up to $3.00, see att.com/additionalcharges 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.
State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fee Varies by state, up to $0.50 for flat-fee states and percentage-based for some other states, see att.com/additionalcharges 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.

B. Government Taxes/Fees for AT&T PREPAID® Service

Surcharge Name Amount General Description
911 Fee Varies by state, see: https://www.att.com/shop/en/wireless/prepaidE911.html 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