GUIDE: How to Register your Smart SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act?

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After the release of the IRR of the SIM Card Registration Act, registration of SIM Cards begins on December 27, 2022. In recognition of the law, telecommunication companies, including Smart Communications, will release registration systems so customers can register their SIM with ease online. Here’s how you can register your Smart SIM Card through the official regitration link.

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Where to register your Smart SIM card?

For Smart Prepaid, Smart Bro, and TNT subscribers, registration is required via the registration link There may be issues on the page or it may be unavailable due to high traffic. So, bookmark or note the Smart SIM card registration link for quick online access, especially during low traffic hours (ex. early morning).

Also read: GUIDE: How to Register your Globe SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act?

What information is required for the Smart SIM Card Registration?

The following is the information required by the law, which you may need to input during your Smart SIM card registration:

  • Full Name
  • Birthday
  • Sex
  • Present or Official Address
  • ID and ID Number

There will also be a liveness check or selfie photo required for validation.

For Smart customers registering their SIM Cards for their company, the following additional information is required:

  • Business Name
  • Business Address
  • Full name of authorized signatory

For minors, you may register your SIM card under the name of your parent or legal guardian. 

Meanwhile, foreign nationals who are visiting tourists can register their SIM card for up to 30 days before automatic deactivation. The following documents are required for foreigner SIM card registration:

  • Passport
  • Proof of address in the Philippines (hotel or accommodation, or affidavit/letter from the owner of the place the foreign national is staying)
  • Return ticket to country of origin with date and time of departure

Foreign nationals with a different visa can register SIM cards without the 30-day restriction.

Also read: GUIDE: How to Register your DITO SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act?

What type of Government ID card should I prepare for my SIM Card Registration?

See the full list of accepted IDs for your registration below:

  • Passport
  • Police Clearance
  • Voter’s ID
  • Philippine Identification
  • Firearms License to Own and Possess ID
  • Senior Citizen’s Card
  • Social Security System ID
  • Professional Regulation Commission ID
  • Unified Multi-purpose Identification Card
  • Government Service Insurance System E-Card
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID
  • A person with Disabilities Card
  • Driver’s License
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration ID
  • Other valid IDs with photo

How can I register as a Smart Postpaid user?

For postpaid customers, Smart will notify you and ask for your confirmation about the details and documents you provided when you subscribed as a Smart SIM user. This is information that they can automatically use to register you under the SIM Card Registration Act.

Can I register multiple SIM cards?

YES. There is no limit to the number of SIM cards registered under one name. However, you must register EACH SIM card separately through their respective registration portal links.

For instance, if you have TWO or more Smart SIM Cards, you must register each through the registration portal, repeating the process until you have registered all SIM under your name.

Meanwhile, if you have different SIM cards from other telcos, such as Globe, DITO, TM and others, you must register each SIM card under your name through the different registration link provided by the telcos, repeating the process until you have registered all SIM under your name.

You may also read: LIST: SIM Card Registration in Remote Areas (February 7 to 10, 2023)

When will the registration end?

Registration begins on December 27, 2022, and end on April 26, 2023, following the 180 days deadline defined by the law. However, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) may extend the registration up to 120 days. (Please standby for updates.)

What happens if I fail to register my Smart SIM Card?

If you fail to register your Smart SIM card within the registration period, your SIM will be deactivated. This means you will not be able to use it for calls, text, data, and other mobile services.

To find out more about the SIM Card Registration Act, check out the following guides:

More information to follow. Please bookmark this page for future reference. – WhatALife!

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Also read: GUIDE: How to Register your Globe SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act?

Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.


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