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If you plan to register for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program with our assistance, you will need to bring at least one of the following documents.
- A letter of official document from one of the qualifying assistance programs
- Proof of current income (tax returns, social security statements, etc.)
- ID (Driver's License, Passport, Social Security Number, etc.)
- Proof of address (Driver's License, tax return, utility bills)
- Proof of loss of income (layoff/furlough notice or unemployment application AND current income documents such as a 2020 tax return)
- Confirmation of emancipated minor status (court document or certificate)
A household is eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program if a member of the household meets one of the criteria below:
- Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, or Lifeline;
- Approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year;
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
- Experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 at or below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income or COVID-19 program.