You can now start registering your SIM cards with Smart, TNT, Globe, TM, GOMO, and DITO. The SIM Card Registration Act or RA 11934 mandates all SIM card users, both existing and new, to register their SIM cards with their respective telecommunications providers starting December 27, 2022.
All local SIM cards, including eSIMs, are covered by the SIM Card Registration Act. All SIM card owners are required to register their SIM cards within 180 days from the date of the law’s effectivity.
For the FAQs regarding the SIM Card Registration Act, you may go to our post here: What you need to know: Smart, Globe guidelines and FAQs for SIM Card Registration.
How to register your Smart, TNT, Globe, TM, and DITO prepaid SIM cards
The telcos have outlined their respective methods for registering SIM cards. Luckily, they all have the same processes, with some minor differences. Here’s how to do it.
- Go to your respective telco’s SIM card registration website.
Smart and TNT: https://simreg.smart.com.ph/
Globe and TM: https://new.globe.com.ph/simreg or via Globe One app starting Jan. 2023
DITO: https://dito.ph/sim-registration / via the DITO app
- Enter your 10-digit mobile number (ex. 9191234567) and click the “Register” button.
- If your SIM card is eligible for registration, you will be sent a One Time PIN (OTP) text message on your phone.
> For those with Mobile Prepaid Pocket WiFi or Home Prepaid WiFi devices, you would need to enter your device’s modem dashboard to access the inbox where you can find the OPT text message.
> Smart Bro subscribers can go here for instructions on viewing the OTP. Meanwhile, Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi users can refer here for instructions on how to view the OTP.
- Enter the OTP on the registration website. Take note that OTPs have an expiration date.
- Once your OTP has been validated, you can continue with the registration.
- Enter all the needed information: Full name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address, and Nationality.
- You will be asked to upload a valid ID and a selfie photo (as a declaration that the ID presented is valid and correct). For the list of accepted valid IDs, go here.
- You can also add your contact number and email address. This is optional.
- Double-check all information.
- Tick the check box of the telco’s privacy notice, Attestation of Completeness and Accuracy, and marketing and promotional permission (optional).
- Finish the registration process.
- You will be given a reference number that will appear on your screen to signify the completion of registration. Keep this reference number as proof of registration.
- You will also receive an SMS message that says they have successfully received your SIM registration form.
How to register your Smart Postpaid SIM card
For Smart postpaid subscribers, you simply need to confirm the personal information and IDs you have submitted during your postpaid plan application.
To do this, just text YES to 5858. You shall then receive a confirmation message from Smart upon successful SIM Registration.
How to register your Globe Postpaid SIM card
Globe Postpaid subscribers are already registered, as per Globe. Globe will contact you should they require further information to align your registration details.
How to register your GOMO Prepaid SIM card
New GOMO subscribers can follow the same registration process through the GOMO app, but will be held criminally liable for providing any false or fictitious information.
Existing GOMO subscribers are considered registered from the time an account was created in the GOMO app with accurate and truthful information. They will let you know if you need to update your information, including your valid government ID.
For Smart Bro and Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi users
The registration process is the same. However, you would need to access your device’s modem dashboard to get your OTP.
Accepted IDs for SIM card registration
- Philippine Identification Card
- SSS ID
- GSIS e-Card
- Driver’s License
- NBI Clearance
- Police Clearance
- Firearms License to Own and Possess ID
- PRC ID
- Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID
- Overseas Workers Welfare and Administration ID
- BIR ID
- Voter’s ID
- Senior Citizen’s Card
- Unified Multi-purpose Identification Card
- PWD Card
- Other valid government-issued ID with photo
That’s it. You have now registered your SIM card. You will need to complete the whole process for all your SIM cards.