A new deadline has been set by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) to register Sim cards which is 15 October 2022. If you don’t register your SIM card before this date, you might not be able to use your data services and other Safaricom services such as M-Pesa or send money to friends and family members abroad. So if you have a Safaricom Sim card but haven’t registered it yet, check out our article on how to do so right now before the Deadline For Safaricom Simcard registration!
What Are The Requirements?
Here’s what you’ll need during Safaricom Sim Card registration.
First, you need valid proof of identification and address in Kenya. This means any of these:
- A Kenyan driver’s license;
- ID card
- birth certificate
- marriage certificate or Military ID
How To Register Safaricom Simcard
Visit any M-PESA Agent outlet nearest you or call 100 and follow instructions before the deadline for Safaricom Simcard registration
The Last Date For Safaricom Simcard Registration is 15 October 2022
Don’t forget that you only have five months left to register your Safaricom sim card. The deadline is October 15, 2022, and you need to be on top of it. Because after that date your sim card will stop working. And if that happens and you didn’t register then we have no idea what process you’ll go through next to retrieve your Simcard back.
My Final Thoughts On Safaricom Simcard Registration [Deadline October 15th]
For some reason, there are misconceptions about Safaricom SIM card registration. The process of registering your new number with Safaricom used to be cumbersome and time-consuming but it’s been made much easier in recent years.
It is better to register now than wait for the deadline to approach. Long queues will be witnessed at Safaricom shops as Kenyans rush to beat the deadline.
You don’t want to be part of the queue. Don’t you?