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What documents are required for SIM activation?

There is a list of documents that are valid for SIM activation as laid down by the telecom regulatory authority of India. To check the list:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Election Commission ID Card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Ration Card with Photo
  • Arms License
  • CGHS/ECHS Card
  • Current Passbook of Post Office or any Scheduled Bank
  • Photo ID Card with address issued by Central or State Government or PSU
  • Pensioner Card with address
  • Freedom Fighter Card with address
  • Kisan Passbook with address
  • Address Card with photo issued by Department of Post, Government of India
  • Caste & Domicile Certificate with Address & Photo issued by State Government
  • Certificate of address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Group A Gazetted Officer in letter head
  • Certificate of address with photo from Government recognized educational institutions, applicable only for students
  • Certificate of address issued by Village Panchayat Head or its equivalent authority, applicable only for rural areas
What is the process defined by the TRAI for activation?

You can buy a new connection or port number to the following:

In order to activate your number, you need to follow the following process:

  • Provide original ID proof that needs to be digitally submitted
  • Live image in white background to be clicked at time of delivery
What if I am NRI or a foreign customer?

If you are an NRI, you should have documents of the city where you want a connection as required by TRAI guidelines.

Foreign customers may not be able to get a SIM card delivered from 10digi but the same might be available for them at a physical store.

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