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

How to Register your Smart SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act

After the release of the IRR of Republic Act No. 11934 or referred to as the SIM Registration Act , registration of SIM Cards began in 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 registration link.

Why Do We Need To Register Our Smart SIM Card?

The SIM Card Registration Act is a law that aims to prevent cyber-related criminal actions, such as fraud, identity theft, and online harassment. Moreover, the act requires all users to register their SIM cards for enhanced security and ensure accountability when using telecommunication services.

A Guide For SIM Card Registration

Registering your Smart SIM Card revolves around just a few simple steps:

  1. Visit the website: https://simreg.smart.com.ph/
  2. Input your mobile number and click the checkmark for the Terms & Conditions.
  3. Click “Send OTP.”
  4. Enter the One-Time Password (OTP) you have recently received.
  5. Fill up the requested information and wait for the confirmation.

Users should be aware that there may be issues on the page, or it may be unavailable due to high traffic. As such, we recommend bookmarking or noting 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 personal 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

In addition, there will also be a liveness check or selfie photo required for validation.

For Company SIM Cards:

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

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

For Minor Users:

Smart SIM card registration must be under the name of your parent or legal guardian.

For Foreigners:

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 different visas can register SIM cards without the 30-day restriction.

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

See the full list of valid government-issued 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

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of questions users inquire regarding Smart SIM Registration.

How can I register as a Smart Postpaid subscriber?

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/mobile numbers 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 SIMs 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 links provided by the telcos, repeating the process until you have registered all SIM under your name.

You may also read: NTC Declares SIM Registration July 26, 2023 Deadline Final

When will the registration end?

Registration began on December 27, 2022, and will end on July 26, 2023, after the DICT and NTC decided on a 90-day extension declared on April 25, 2023.

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!

4 responses to “GUIDE: How to Register your Smart SIM for the SIM Card Registration Act?”

  1. jennifer padrigon Avatar

    every time i register
    always appearing try again later.

  2. Rowell Marapao Avatar
    Rowell Marapao

    What should I do? I am not receiving the OTP.

  3. Mary joy Villegas Avatar
    Mary joy Villegas

    Always appearing try again later

  4. Mary joy Villegas Avatar
    Mary joy Villegas

    Every time I register always appearing try again later

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