How to buy a Sim Card in India

April 13, 2023
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Buying a SIM card in India is a relatively straightforward process. Here are the general steps to follow:
1: Mobile Network: India has several network operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio, and BSNL. Due to service reasons we highly recommend for Airtel and Reliance JIO.
2: Cost of a Sim card: Sim card is FREE in India, but you need to recharge minimum INR: 299  valid for 28 days (Offers 1.5 GB data per day, unlimited calls).
3: Documents required: To buy a SIM card in India, you need to provide 2 documents (passport copy and 1 passport-sized photograph).
4: Where to Buy: Visit any of the network operator’s stores, which are usually located everywhere in all cities of India. You can buy it in few minutes.
5: Where NOT to Buy: At airport because it is very expensive there.
6: How to recharge: You can recharge it at store or online in few seconds.
7: Recharge Plans: Airtel and Jio are two of the major telecom operators in India, offering a wide range of prepaid mobile recharge plans to their customers.
A: Airtel Plans:
1: Rs. 299 plan: Offers 1.5 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 28 days.
2: Rs. 399 plan: Offers 1.5 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 56 days.
3: Rs. 598 plan: Offers 1.5 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 84 days.
B: Jio Plans:
1: Rs. 249 plan: Offers 1.5 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 28 days.
2: Rs. 444 plan: Offers 2 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 56 days.
3: Rs. 599 plan: Offers 2 GB data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS per day for 84 days.

Plan rates are subject to change. Please visit the respective websites of Airtel and Jio to explore their full range of prepaid mobile recharge plans and choose the one that best fits your needs.

ATTENTION: Remember to keep your SIM card safe and do not share your SIM card details with anyone.

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