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Philippines - Get Mobile Connection

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Procedure[edit]

Prepaid line: It is very easy to obtain one, you simply have to purchase a prepaid sim card, and your good to go.


Postpaid plan:

  • Requirements and application process vary per company.
  • You may need to apply in person, it will be better if you will check the mobile provider's website first to see where is their nearest branch and a list documents you should bring when you apply (some are provided under the 'Required Documents' section).
  • Most companies will process your application on the same day.



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Required Documents[edit]

Here are some of the requirements a telecommunication company may require you to submit when you apply for a postpaid plan:

  • Proof of Identity: Company ID / Driver's License / Passport (bearing signature) / SSS/TIN/GSIS/PRC/IBP ID
  • Proof of Billing Address (any Acceptable ID with address):
    • Public Utility Bills (electric, water, cable)
    • Notarized Contract of Lease
    • Airway Bill
    • Note: Document must not be expired.
  • Proof of Income:
    • Computerized 1-month Payslip
    • Certificate of Employment and Compensation
    • ITR with BIR or Bank-received Stamp (form 1700)
    • W-2 (form 2316)
    • Credit Card (swipe to charge advance monthly service fee)
    • 3-month Certificate of Allotment plus Employment Contract (for overseas workers)
    • Note: Document must be recent.
  • Some companies may ask foreigners to submit additional requirements:
    • I-Card
    • DOLE Employment Permit
    • Immigration Certificate of Registration
    • Special Retiree's Residence VISA (SRRV)
    • Company Guarantee (if staying less than the contract period)
    • Employment Contract or Certificate of Employment


Note: Do not forget to bring the original copy of your document.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Telecommunications Commission
BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman,
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Commissioner's office : commissioner@ntc.gov.ph
Tel No:+63.2.8924.4042
Tel No:+63.2.8924.4048
Fax No:+63.2.8921.7128

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Eligibility[edit]

Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.



Fees[edit]

Varies depending on the mobile provider and what type of postpaid plan you are applying for.



Validity[edit]

Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever



Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 
	



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Instructions[edit]

Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.



Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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Need for the Document[edit]

Following is a procedure on how to get a mobile connection or apply for one.



Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

  • National Telecommunications Commission:
http://www.ntc.gov.ph/



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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.