How to Get Lifeline
Qualifying customers can complete all four steps with their company to receive a Lifeline discount.
You may need to show proof that you qualify for a Lifeline benefit using the following:
Choose a company
Use this tool to find a company in your area that offers Lifeline.
Ask your company for a Lifeline application. You will need the following information to apply:
- Full legal name
- Date of birth
- Last 4 digits of your Social Security number (or Tribal identification number)
You should also show at least one of these items:
- Unexpired ID such as a Driver’s License
- Social security card
- Medicaid card
- Prior year’s tax return
- Other documents that prove your identity
Your company will process your application and may ask you to fill out additional forms.
If approved, you will receive your Lifeline discount toward your bill. Your company can also apply your discount to an existing service.