New Carrier Identification Code Filing Guidelines begin in 2024

New Carrier Identification Code Filing Guidelines begin in 2024

The North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) has announced significant changes to the Carrier Identification Code (CIC) Reporting process beginning January 2024. The new Annual CIC Report will replace the semi-annual CIC Entity Access and Usage reports submitted to the NANPA CIC Administrator.

The Annual CIC Report, covering the period of January 1st, 2023, through December 31, 2023, is due between January 1, 2024, and March 31, 2024.

This report is the sole tool used by NANPA to confirm if a CIC is being used in accordance with the CIC Assignment Guidelines or to determine if a CIC is subject to reclamation by NANPA. Failure to submit the required semi-annual reports may result in CIC reclamation by NANPA.

For purposes of usage and reporting, CICs are assigned as Direct Trunk Access Feature Group B or D (FG B / FG D) or Switchless Reseller. Companies assigned Direct Trunk Access CICs must have trunk access with a facilities-based LEC. The trunk access must be reported to NANPA now by only the CIC assignee.

NOTE: Any CIC reporting updates on the 1H23 report submitted in July 2023 must be submitted again on the 2024 report to cover Jan 1, 2023 – Dec 31 2023.

CIC Reminders:

  • CIC Reports must be submitted on the new Annual CIC Report form.
  • The new Annual CIC Report form is the ONLY acceptable format for CIC reporting.
  • NANPA may initiate CIC reclamation if the Annual CIC Report is not submitted.
  • Confirm the CIC reports are accurate before submission as information provided is considered certified.
  • Verify your company’s CIC contact on file with NANPA is current and accurate. If not, updates should be filed with NANPA.

For more information about the new Annual CIC Reporting and how JSI’s CIC Management Service can help you better manage your CICs in the future, contact Lisa Cover in JSI’s Maryland office at 301-459-7590.

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