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Kerala - How to Obtain Mobile Connection

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Procedure[edit]

Apply in person

  1. Go to the service provider customer service center/outlet of your choice.
  2. Ask for the new connection application form with the executive at the service provider outlet.
  3. Complete the application and attach the requisite documents as mentioned in the application form.
  4. Attach two to three passport size photographs as required.
  5. Make sure that the application form is complete with supportive documents and submit the application. (executives at the outlet will help you in case of any doubt)
  6. The executive thoroughly verifies the application, generates an acknowledgement, and handovers the SIM card to you.
  7. Keep the acknowledgement handy.
  8. The SIM card will be activated within 24 hours after verification.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Date of birth certificate such as 10th Standard certificate.
  • Your identity documents such as Permanent Account Number (PAN), Ration card, Aadhaar Card.
  • Proof of residence such as Voters card, Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Passport, LIC policy, driving license, *Bank passbook.
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Completed application form.
  • Aadhaar card


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India - TRAI
Mahanagar Doorsanchar Bhawan (next to Zakir Hussain College)
Jawaharlal Nehru Marg (Old Minto Road)
New Delhi: 110 002
E-mail ID : ap@trai.gov.in
Phone No. : 91-11-2323 6308 | FAX No. : 91-11-2321 3294
Contact Link : link

BSNL: link
Airtel: link
Idea Cellular : link
JIO: link
Vodafone: link



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Eligibility[edit]

You should have valid address proof and identity proof documents to obtain a mobile connection and your age should be of 18 years.



Fees[edit]

Every Service Provider has a separate tariff based on the type of connection, Value Added Services such as SMS, MMS, international calling, roaming, and Internet.



Validity[edit]

If you do not receive or dial a call for two continuous months, your SIM will be deactivated. Otherwise, you can maintain the mobile connection throughout your life until you disconnect.


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Processing Time[edit]

If your application is fair and complete, the processing time will be 24 hours.



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Kerala - How to Obtain Mobile Connection

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Instructions[edit]

  • You can obtain a mobile connection by applying in person
  • You should have valid documents such as ration card, pan card, voter id card
  • You should manually complete the application forms and submit in the respective service provider
  • The applicant should submit two to three passport size photographs with the application



Required Information[edit]

The following information is required to complete the application form.

  • Full Name of the applicant
  • Applicants Date of birth
  • Fathers Name
  • Email Id
  • Address for communication including temporary and permanent
  • Passport Size photographs of the applicant
  • Photocopy of address proof such as electricity bill, ration card
  • Photocopy of identity such as PAN card, Aadhar card



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Need for the Document[edit]

Everyone uses a cell phone for various needs and to obtain a mobile connection, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has set a procedure for safety and security purposes. A mobile connection is of two types Prepaid and Postpaid.
Prepaid
You can recharge your mobile connection with prepaid minutes by using a prepaid voucher or online.
Postpaid
You can use your cell phone for a month and a bill is generated. Once you receive a monthly bill, you can pay the amount either online or reach the service provider outlet in person.
In Andhra Pradesh, there are various mobile service providers who provide a mobile connection BSNL, Reliance, Airtel, Vodafone, Tata Docomo, Idea Cellular, and Aircel.
Each service provider has their own tariff for prepaid and postpaid connection to attract the customers.



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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

You can connect and communicate with people of various parts of the world at any time zone. You can browse the internet on your mobile phone, if your mobile supports it. Using Video/3G technology, you can view the receiver on your cell phone.

External Links[edit]

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
http://www.trai.gov.in/


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