Please enter your 5-digit ZIP Code to see all companies that provide free government phones near you. Click on the link to read more about every provider or contact them directly using the provided phone number. We are constantly keeping our database up to date, so that you could find the most recent and relevant information.
Still having difficulties finding companies that provide free cell phones in your area? Choose your state and press Search – the form will return all companies that provide service and offer free phones in the specified state or territory.
Please note Service Type in the list: Wireless and Wireline (Landline); not only cell phones are available through the Lifeline Program, but also landline phones for low income households. Please contact company by dialing the indicated phone number to get more information.
The first step for signing up for free government cell phone service is determining if a free government phone carrier operates in your state of residence. There are main national free cell phone carriers that provide cell phone service in over 30 states and they quickly expanding their service into other states.
In order to learn if service is provided in your area, please search by entering your 5-digits ZIP Code or search by entire state. Select your state of residence and learn how you can qualify in your area. Since providers provide slightly different cell phones, services, and coverage, we strongly recommend you review all of your options before apply for free cell phone service.
Assurance Wireless is the fastest growing free cell phone carrier operating in the United States. Eligible applicants to Assurance Wireless’ program receive a free cell phone and up to 250 free cell phone minutes a month. Assurance Wireless is the only free cell phone carrier who currently provides free text messaging to their customers. That being said, we believe that the other free cell phone carriers will move to match Assurance Wireless’ offerings in the near future.
Assurance Wireless has reasonably priced top up minutes and customers in some states can choose to upgrade their free cell phone to more feature rich models. Unfortunately, Assurance Wireless does not allow online applications at this point. In order to apply you must download their application, print and complete the form, and mail or FAX it back to Assurance Wireless.
Assurance Wireless currently operates in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Safelink Wireless is the largest national cell phone carrier and operates in 31 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Safelink Wireless offers their customers a free cell phone and up to 250 free cell phone minutes a month. Applicants can apply online and can expect to receive their free cell phone in about 10-15 business days after being approved.
Safelink Wireless customer service is better than the other national carriers and we expect that they will be expanding their lines of services in the near future.
Safelink Wireless currently offers service in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
You might also be interested if you qualify for a free cell phone. To check eligibility, please use our free online tool: Do I Qualify For a Free Cell Phone
Also, we have full detailed description of the most popular companies that provide free cell phones: Lifeline Cell Phone Providers