How to Get Lifeline

Qualifying customers can complete all four steps with their company to receive a Lifeline discount.

  1. Qualify

    You can qualify for Lifeline through a government assistance program or your income.

    You may need to show proof that you qualify for a Lifeline benefit using the following:

  2. 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)
    • Address

    You should also show at least one of these items:

    Your company will process your application and may ask you to fill out additional forms.

  3. Sign up

    If approved, you will receive your Lifeline discount toward your bill. Your company can also apply your discount to an existing service.