Certificate of Authority (COA) Form

Application for Certificate of Authority (“COA”) to Provide Telecommunications Services within the State of Hawaii as a Facilities-Based Carrier and/or Reseller

You may choose to submit your application by eFile (Electronic File) or In Person/Postal Mail.

eFile (Electronic File)

  1. Click the link to download the COA Instruction and General Information in PDF format.
  2. Individuals seeking to eFile must register online.
    If you are not registered visit the Electronic Filing (eFiling) page. Within 2 business days of registering you will receive an email to active your account.
  3. Click the link to go to the COA eForm.
  4. Follow the online form’s instructions to complete form and submit to the PUC.

 

In Person / Postal Mail[1]

  1. Click the link to download the COA Instruction and General Information in PDF format.
  2. Click the link to download the COA Form in PDF format.
  3. You may choose to:
    1) Compete the fillable form on your computer and print the form; or
    2) Print a blank form and complete by hand.
  4. Deliver or send competed form to the PUC Oahu office.

    State of Hawaii
    Public Utilities Commission
    465 South King Street, Room 103
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

[1] The text that is crossed out reflects edits made for consistency with the Commission's Emergency Procedures Order, PUC Moves to All Electronic Processes, filed on March 13, 2020 as part of the PUC’s overall response to COVID-19. These changes are in effect until further notice is given by commission order.