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Smart SIM Registration | How to Register Smart SIM in 3 Steps

If you are a Smart Sim user in the Philippines, it is important to know that registering your Sim card is now compulsory with the Sim Card Registration Act. By registering your Sim card, you can continue to enjoy uninterrupted service and avoid getting your account deactivated.

In this article, we will cover the steps on how to register your Smart Sim card, the requirements needed for registration, and the online registration process.

Smart SIM Registration
Smart SIM Registration

Table of Contents


  • Registering your Smart Sim card is now compulsory with the Sim Card Registration Act in the Philippines.
  • This article will provide an easy way to register your Smart Sim card online in the year 2024.
  • The article will cover the steps on how to register your Smart Sim card, the requirements needed for registration, and the online registration process.

How to Register Smart Sim

To register a Smart Sim card in 2024, make sure to prepare all the necessary requirements. These may include a valid ID, proof of address, and the Sim card itself.

  1. Visit the Smart Sim Registration Page at
  2. Enter your mobile number and wait for a One Time Pin (OTP).
  3. Fill out the registration form and upload a photo of your ID.
  4. Submit the form and wait for confirmation.

Note: It’s important to note that Smart Sim registration is required by law and failure to comply may result in the deactivation of your Sim card. By following these 3 easy steps, users can register their Sim card and enjoy uninterrupted access to Smart’s network.

How to Register Smart Sim in 3 easy steps
How to Register Smart Sim in 3 easy steps

Smart Sim Registration Requirements

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Selfie photo
  • Nationally accepted ID card with a corresponding ID number
  • Active Globe number
  • Valid ID card

Read: TM SIM Registration

Smart SIM Registration Requirements in Philippines

To register a Smart SIM in the Philippines, one must provide a government-issued ID with a clear photo. Below is a list of acceptable IDs includes:

  • A valid passport,
  • Philippine Identification Card,
  • ID of Philippine Identification System,
  • ID of Social Security Service,
  • E-Card of Government Service Insurance System,
  • Driver’s license,
  • Police clearance,
  • National Bureau of Investigation clearance,
  • Professional Regulation Commission ID,
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines ID,
  • Firearms License to own and possess ID,
  • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration ID,
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue ID,
  • Voters, a Person with Disabilities Card ID,
  • Senior Citizen card ID,
  • Unified Multi-Purpose Identification card, and other government-issued IDs.

Note: ID must be valid and in good condition. The registration process can be done online or offline, and the applicant must provide accurate and truthful information. Failure to comply with the registration requirements may result in the deactivation of the SIM card.

For Business and Organization Requirements:

  • Business Name,
  • Business Address,
  • Full Name of an authorized Signatory.

Acceptable Valid IDs Include:

  • Postal ID,
  • PWD ID for Persons with Disabilities,
  • Certificate of Barangay Clearance,
  • Senior Citizen ID,
  • School ID for Students,
  • Company ID for Employees.


  • Name,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Nationality,
  • Selfie Photo,
  • Nationally accepted ID Card with a Corresponding ID Number,
  • Globe Sim Card,
  • An Active Globe Number,
  • A Valid ID Card.

Smart SIM Registration Online

To register your Smart SIM card online, follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to the official Smart SIM registration website at
  2. Enter your 10-digit mobile number and click on the “Send OTP” button.
  3. Enter the OTP that you received on your mobile number and click on the “Verify OTP” button.
  4. Fill in the online registration form with your personal information, including your name, date of birth, gender, address, and nationality.
  5. Take a selfie and upload it to the registration form.
  6. Choose the type of government ID that you will use for registration and attach it to the form.
  7. Agree to the Smart SIM privacy notice by ticking the checkbox.
  8. Double-check all the information you entered and click on the “Submit” button to complete the online registration process.
  9. A reference number will be displayed on the screen. Save it or take a screenshot as evidence that you have registered your Smart SIM online.
SIM Registration
SIM Registration

Registration Process

To register a Smart SIM card, one can fill the online registration

  • Your Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Nationality
  • A selfie which is required for facial recognition
  • Choose the type of Government ID and Click on the “Attach” Button

Read: Globe SIM Registration

What happens if you fail to register your SIM Card?

If you fail to register your Smart SIM card, all unregistered SIMs will be terminated automatically.

  • No incoming and outgoing calls to your sim
  • No sending and receiving Text Messages
  • You won’t be able to access the Internet
  • SIM will get deactivated, and all the load balance will be wasted.


Registration Process for Foreigners

If you are on a tourist visa, you can register your sim card for up to a month (30 days), after which it will deactivate automatically. The Sim Card activation is permitted without any 30 days deadline for foreign citizens who are holding a different Visa.

Activation Time for SIM

After registration, your SIM will be activated within 24 hours, depending upon the successful verification of your sim registration application.

Registering via Computer or Desktop

Yes, you can use your computer or desktop to register your sim card online. A camera is required to take a selfie for facial recognition. If you don’t have a camera on your desktop, you can use your mobile device to register your SIM.