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SIM Card Registration in the Philippines

Last Updated: 2 months ago by BrodNeil

Registration for SIM card Deadline

The SIM registration deadline, originally scheduled for April 26, 2023, has been extended by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to July 25, 2023.

As per the NTC’s report on March 7, only 41.47 million out of 169.98 million SIMs in the Philippines have been registered with their respective telco providers, which accounts for 24.54%.

Source: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2023/03/10/2250550/dict-eyes-extending-sim-card-registration-deadline

Step-by-step Guide to SIM Card Registration

The article, SIM card registration: A step-by-step guide, provides a step-by-step guide for registering SIM cards in the Philippines. It properly explains the requirements, documents, and procedures to register a SIM card. The process includes visiting a mobile network provider’s store or an accredited registration center, filling out an application form, presenting valid identification, and taking your biometrics. The article also mentions that failure to register a SIM card can result in the deactivation of the SIM and penalties.

SIM registration is meant to combat scams but is now being used for fraud in the Philippines

Fraudulent activities include the following:

  • Emails requiring subscribers to pre-register their SIm and provide personal information
  • Scammers asking for fees in exchange for assistance in SIM card registration
  • Selling of pre-registered SIM cards

Source: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1716250/sim-registration-meant-to-fight-scams-now-being-used-for-fraud

Here’s where you can register your SIM card in the Philippines

SIM card registration in the Philippines began on December 27, 2022. If you have not registered your SIM card yet, you may register using the links below:

Smart sim registration

Smart, SUN Cellular, TNT (Talk ‘n Text)– simreg.smart.com.ph

Globe sim registration

Globe, TM, GOMO – new.globe.com.ph/simreg

DITO sim registration

DITO – dito.ph/RegisterDITO

You don’t need to register now if you have a Postpaid account. Wait for your telco to contact you.

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