How to Get Lifeline
You may need to show proof that you qualify for a Lifeline benefit using the following:
- Choose a company
Use this map 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.
- Sign up
If approved, you will receive your Lifeline discount toward your bill. Your company can also apply your discount to an existing service.