Current Events June 27, 2023
Registering your Smart prepaid SIM is generally fast, smooth, and hassle-free–as long as you come prepared. Below is a checklist of everything you would need in order to register your SIM:
You can use a phone, tablet, or computer to register your SIM, as long as it is in good working condition, and is able to connect to the internet.
The good news? Smart subscribers can access Smart’s SIM Registration website using their mobile data without incurring any additional data charges.
You will be required to provide the following personal information:
Be ready with a photo or a scanned copy of your valid government-issued ID. Under the SIM Registration Act, the list of acceptable valid IDs include:
The selfie photo you submit must be clear in order to be accepted for scanning. Make sure to use a simple background, and avoid distracting elements in your photo.
Persons with disabilities can have an authorized representative perform the SIM registration process on their behalf. For minors, SIM cards will have to be registered under their parents’ or guardians’ names.
Foreigners and business entities may be required to provide other documents, such as travel documents, tax documents, and business permits.
Once you have the necessary requirements, you’re ready to register your Smart SIM. Here’s what you need to do:
Step 1. Visit the portal at http://www.smart.com.ph/simreg.
Step 2. Enter your mobile number and receiver your OTP.
Step 3. Input your information, upload your valid ID, and upload your selfie.
Step 4. Wait for an SMS confirmation.
And that’s it—your SIM card has been registered. Important: Please take note of your Control Number in case your details need further verification.
Alternatively, you may download the GigaLife app and follow the screen prompts to register your SIM.
The SIM registration window is now on its final stretch. Past the deadline of July 25, 2023, all unregistered SIM cards – whether prepaid, broadband, or postpaid – will be automatically deactivated.
Users with deactivated SIM cards may still process the reactivation of their SIMs no later than five days after the deadline.
Be Smart. Register your SIM now to continue to enjoy the perks and privileges of being a Smart subscriber.