How to Get Lifeline

Complete these simple steps to receive the Lifeline discount.


There are three ways to apply for Lifeline. Select one below:

1. Apply Online

Find the online application here.

2. Mail in Your Application

Print an application in English or Spanish.

Complete the application and send with proof of eligibility to:

  • Lifeline Support Center
    P.O. Box 7081
    London, KY 40742

3. Contact a Phone or Internet Company

Ask your provider if they offer Lifeline or use our online tool to find a company near you.

After You Apply

After you submit an application we will share the results with you. If you apply online, you may receive an immediate approval. If we cannot prove your eligibility automatically, you will need to share some more information with us.


Once you qualify for Lifeline, you can choose a phone or internet company that offers the Lifeline benefit to enroll in the program.

You may enroll by visiting a phone or internet company In-store, online, or via phone.

Ready to get started?

Find a company near you that offers Lifeline.


If you have questions about your application, or would like an application mailed to you, please contact us at 1 (800) 234-9473 or