Today marks the start of the ‘SIM Registration Act’. It’s the new law that covers all telecommunications company here in the Philippines that requires users to register their SIMs (Subscriber Identity/Identification Module). You need not worry because everthing will be online.
This enables to strengthen protection from the growing spam and scam messages sent every day to strengthen protection from the growing spam and scam messages sent every day. SIMs to strengthen protection from the growing spam and scam messages sent every day.
All the networks have now prepared their sim registration portal and gearing towards this era of SIM Card Registration.
If a user or subscriber failed toregister his or her SIM before the confirmed deadline, the SIM will be deactivated permanently will be permanently deactivated. A deactivated SIM will not longer work. This includes all the services the network offers like text, call and other mobile service offerings like data and wifi. As in the SIM card will be unuseable.
When will SIM Card Registration starts?
The SIM Registration for all networks starts today, December 27, 2022. Each networks (Smart, Globe, Dito) will have their own portal or platform where their subscribers can register their SIMs. The registration will end on April 26, 2023. This is 120 days duration from the start day. There’s also a mention of another 120 days extension, but this is not yet confirmed.
So far, I have not registered yet my SIM cards. Both the networkds of my SIMs is having technical difficulties and most of the users are not able to acces they SIM card registration portal.
How a Subscriber can Register their SIM Card?
As I may have mentioned above, all networks will have their own platform or portal where their subscriber can register. The steps may differ so I added the links to each networks FAQs to help our readers go through the correct steps:
Globe SIM Card Registration Portal and FAQs
SMART SIM Card Registration Portal and FAQs
DITO SIM Card Registration Portal and FAQs
Valid IDs accepted for the SIM Registration
Contrary to what we see in Facebook and Twitter, not only the National ID is the valid ID that you can use when registering your SIM Card. For hte basic, here are the acceptable IDs:
e following are the official IDs that will be accepted in registering SIMs:
- National ID
- Social Security Service ID
- Government Service Insurance System e-Card
- Driver’s License
- National Bureau of Investigation clearance
- Police Clearance
- Firearms’ License to Own and Possess ID
- Professional Regulation Commission ID
- Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID
- Overseas Workers Welfare Administration ID
- Bureau of Internal Revenue ID
- Voter’s ID
- Senior Citizen’s Card
- Unified Multi-Purpose Identification Card
- Person with Disabilities Card
- Other government-issued ID with photo
I will update you guys as soon as I register my SIMs too.
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