BSNL Mobile SIM Card New/Replacement Charges for 2G,3G Prepaid & Postpaid GSM Services

BSNL 2G/3G Normal, Micro, Nano & 256K New & Replacement SIM Charges are the Cheapest

PAN India 3G Mobile Service operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited(BSNL) introduced SIM cards in various sizes like 32K/64K-Normal SIM, 32K/64K/128K Micro SIM, NANO SIM, USIM (128K/256K) for using in Feature Phones, Smartphones, iPhones, Tablets, iPads etc..,  accordingly from to time as per market trend and customer requirements for new BSNL Prepaid & Postpaid Mobile connections as well as replacement.
BSNL Mobile SIM Card New/Replacement Charges for 2G/3G Prepaid & Postpaid GSM Services
USIM(Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) or 256K SIM card is a tiny computer for 3rd generation (3G) network which is able to handle several mini applications for providing high data rate luxury to customer with video call facility. Nano SIM cards are the cards of fourth version or 4th Form Factor(4FF) introduced early in 2012 and Nano SIM(64K) is the smallest SIM on the market components such as additional memory or larger batteries.

Due to many variations in SIM cards, Telecom major BSNL introduced Mobile SIM Card rates to a flat rate of Rs.20 for Normal SIM, and Rs.59 for 32K, 64K, 128K, MICRO & NANO SIM cards and Rs.200 for 256K (USIM) as charges for New Activation and Replacement/Dummy activation of defective/lost SIM for BSNL Prepaid and Postpaid Mobile Connections under 2G & 3G GSM Mobile Services as follows.
Particulars of SIM Card
32K/64K SIM
128K USIM 32K/64K/128K Micro SIM 64K NanoSIM 256K SIM
SIM Card Price in Rs. for New Prepaid Mobile Connections
Paired SIM - (For New Connection) 20 59 59 59 200
Unpaired Choose Your Mobile Number (CYMN)
Unpaired
MNP (Mobile Number Portability)
SIM Card Price in Rs. for Replacement / Duplicate / Dummy Prepaid SIM
Unpaired Replacement 20 59 59 59 200
SIM Card Price in Rs. for Replacement of Postpaid SIM
Postpaid Unpaired Replacement 100 139 139 139 200
The above mentioned charges are inclusive of service tax @ existing rates for all types of SIM cards.

The SIM replacement charges for C-TopUp SIM of authorized BSNL Retailer / Franchisee will be fixed @ Rs.20 with inclusive of service tax for prepaid and postpaid connections, and the above mentioned charges shall be applicable for all GSM Mobile Plans including BSNL Dongle Plans with longer validity.
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  1. i had lost my bsnl sim and i want the sim card with same number than what i do?

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    1. Approach your nearest Customer services center of BSNL with valid ID+Address proof and get the replacement sim with the same number by paying the charges.

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    2. How long will the process take.

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    3. after the completion of data entry in bsnl datebase, it will takes only 10min-1hour for activation.

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    4. Approach your nearest Customer services center of BSNL with valid ID+Address proof and get the replacement sim with the same number by paying the charges
      Police Information Receipt

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  2. i buy one new mobile phone galaxy star sim card using for this is a micro sim how can i change normal sim to micro sim with out changing my number

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    1. Approach your nearest BSNL CSC along with proof of identity/address and apply for Micro SIM with same number

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  3. i lost my BSNL sim and i want now same no.
    my question is whether i have to give ID proof which was given earlier...? or can i give another valid ID for duplicate...?

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  4. What is the procedure for getting a duplicate bsnl prepaid sim card?

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    1. Approach your nearest BSNL Office along with Photo, Proof of Identity, and Address(Original+Xerox) for getting duplicate SIM card.

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  5. If any one got shifted to some other state,is there any procedure to get a BSNL sim with same number in which they wont charge roamming?

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    1. No, Inter state MNP is not available at present, recharge with Roaming Free Plan and get all incoming calls as free in Roaming.
      check this for free roaming plans
      http://www.bsnlteleservices.com/2012/07/bsnl-introduced-new-free-roaming-plan.html

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  6. my bsnl sim is under bengal circle and i want to change my sim to a micro sim? how can i do it? can i do that in calcutta? waiting for your rply.

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    1. Just approach any BSNL Customer Center Mobile section in Bengal Circle and represent for MICRO SIM

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  7. I have just purchased htc iphone which need micro sim. How can I change over to new phone with same number with old sim card.

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    1. cut the SIM with MICRO SIM Cutter available in any mobile shops or approach any BSNL CSC for Micro SIM replacement with same mobile number

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  8. I'm coming from Chennai, now I'm in trivandram (Kerala) my Chennai bank sim not working now how I'll get duplicate sim?can I get duplicate sim where I'm roaming

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    1. You will get the duplicate SIM from your home circle (chennai) only

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  9. In patna there r no micro sim

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    1. In all over India Micro SIMs are not available with BSNL, in this huge competitive telecom market, PSU can't maintaining the stock which is more useful to the customers, then how they can survive, these are all managing by high level officials in BSNL to make favor to private operators.

      Today all smartphones are come Micro SIM slot, but BSNL cannot have the stock, what a shame about telecom PSU

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  10. i am currently using iPhone 4 with airtel (micro) sim card. i want to change it to bsnl. i went to bsnl telephone exchange before 3 months to change into bsnl micro sim. they said give your mobile number we will call you when bsnl micro sim available. still i'm waiting no calls from bsnl.
    suggest me what to do next.

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    1. try to replace your sim card with 256k/128k/64k sim card and cut it with micro sim cutter available at any mobile shop, it will surely works

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  11. I have purchased nokia asha 501 mobile which requires micro sim. How do i get the micro sim for bsnl connection (Bangalore, Karnataka) without changing the number?

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    1. Approach nearest BSNL CSC and ask for replacement of SIM with MICRO SIM for your number

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    2. I am having a Standard BSNL SIM (prepaid) Card but I cut to micro SIM as suggested by Local Mobile Centre for My new smartphone. How to get a duplicate micro SIM as a replacement for my damaged SIM card now?
      Please advise!

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    3. Approach any CSC of BSNL in your circle with requisite POI & POA and apply for Micro SIM, they will issue immediately, if stock is available.

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  12. I want micro sim for the same number what i am using now can i get it on same day also BSNL office ll be opened on 14th jan its sankrati ???? its urgent .

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    1. on 14th Jan 2014, BSNL office will be closed on account of ID-E-MILAD, there is no holiday for sankranti

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  13. What will be costs for:

    1. Buying a new BSNL Micro Sim card?
    2. Getting a BSNL Micro Sim card for the existing number? (Since I already have a normal SIM)

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    1. 1. for new connections 32K Micro SIM costs Rs.30 and 128K Micro SIMcosts Rs.59
      2. Rs.139 will be charged for Replacement of Micro SIM to existing number

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  14. I am using current BSNL number from past 7 years and SIM is not with my name. Now I need to go for micro SIM. is it possible to change ownership along with normal sim to micro sim?

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    1. No, it is not possible to to transfer the name from one to another at present, only blood relatives have the option

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  15. ihave bsnl normal sim, ihave taken micro sim, both sims are working, or only micro sim working

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    1. The latest MICRO SIM will only works after deactivation of old SIM (Normal SIM)

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  16. Hi I have a BSNL SIM issued from Patna (Bihar circle). Right now I am in Bangalore and will be here for next 6 months. Can Bangalore circle issue me the Micro SIM (for the new phone I bough in Bangalore recently) for the SIM issued from the Bihar circle?

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    1. No, other circle will not issue the duplicate(Micro/Other) SIM

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    2. Thanks Jathin :) Do you know which form (soft copy link on the web) I need to fill for Micro SIM replacement? I will fill (and sign) the form and send it to my friend in Bihar who can collect the micro SIM and courier back to me in Bangalore. Thanks in advance again...

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    3. Write a requisition from your own and send

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  17. i am using BSNL sim which purchased in Pondicherry.. I want to replace the Sim as it is damaged. Can I get the duplicate sim in chennai.

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    1. No, It is not possible, Chennai is separate circle and Tamilnadu is separate, so you can get any where from Tamilnadu circle

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  18. on behalf of me can I send my friend to register & get replacement SIM. If so what are the document to be produced.

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    1. No, there is no possibility, to avoid fake, many of the cirlces didn't allowing the third person to collect the duplicate sim, so anyhow try with that

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  19. I'm abroad now, I have left my BSNL SIM at home and my mom was using that. Now that SIM is damaged, how to get a replacement? Please advise.

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    1. Hi Ayyappan, tell your mother to approach nearest BSNL CSC along with your POI & POA along with her POI & POA and request BSNL authorities for replacement of SIM card, As per rules they wiill not provide, but in any excemption by hearing all the situations they may be issued, try like this

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  20. i lost my BSNL sim and i want now same no.
    my question is whether i have to give ID proof which was given earlier...? or can i give another valid ID for duplicate...?

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    1. for replacement, you have to give the latest valid proof of address and proof of identity of the same person with same name.

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  21. My father used BSNL sim and it got damaged, i want now same no. Wat is the procedure to get replacement SIM with same no. Please advise

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    1. Approach nearest BSNL CSC with Proof of Identity & Address of your father along with him and ask for replacement SIM

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    2. He died actually and i wants to use the same no

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    3. then approach along with death certificate + family members certificate and POA+POI of yours for transfer the name of SIM to your name and replacement

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  22. I was using a bsnl sim which has just get rejected due to entering a wrong puk and pin no without behalf of my knowledge, and my father is the owner of that sim.So i want to get a new sim by changing the ownership of my father to me.What is the procedure?

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    1. Changing the ownership is not allowed from 2012 December, so went to BSNL CSC along with your father POI & POA for getting Duplicate SIM

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  23. just i had taken a sim card 256k 3g of
    bsnl but i'm unable to save more than 250
    contact, what should i do?

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  24. What about my topup balance from old sim? will I loss my topup amunt from old sim when i take replacement?

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    1. All balances and validities including STVs will carry down to New Replaced SIM

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  25. I want to know what will be charge for a replacement sim?

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    1. take a look for sim replacement charges at
      http://www.bsnlteleservices.com/2014/01/bsnl-sim-card-rates-32k-64k-128k-256k-new-replacement.html

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  26. where will i get my damaged bsnl sim card replacment in mumbai

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  27. My sim is broken and i want to replace same no and i stay in other distic can i change my sim this place

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    1. You can replace the prepaid SIM at anywhere in the same circle/state, and also you can change the address of the same too

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  28. My sim card is broken & i do not remember my id proof what should i do

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    1. approach the BSNL CSC with same customers any POA & POI along with customer and ask for replacement SIM

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  29. I replaced my old sim with new micro sim (same number) via BSNL office. They said that your sim will activate in 2-3 hours. Now its more than a day and my sim is not activated and showing no service. What to do? Please help.

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    1. just replace the sim in mobile once again and check

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  30. I am searching for a duplicate micosim @our nearest bsnl tel exchange(std code- 03222) from last one month. But still they r saying that they have no micro sim in stock. What is it ? Plz help!

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    1. If there is no stock, the options are, replace the sim at any where in same circle, or cut the normal sim with micro cutter

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  31. I want to know is there any difference of speed in internet for using 32/64/128 k sim cards in data card?
    and what is the basic sim cost in bsnl?

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    1. At present all BSNL SIMS allows same 3G speed, there is no difference in speed, only sizes will vary, basic sim cost Rs.20

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  32. i got micro sim....how to activate it

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    1. it should be activated by BSNL only, once pls switchoff the phone and reinsert the SIM in mobile and check again

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    2. how much time will it take to activate.......n when it recharge it

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    3. it should be activated with 2-3 hours, so pls approach office and enquire about replacement SIM, whether it is activated or not

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  33. Dear Team,
    I'm having Karnataka BSNL Prepaid SIM which I lost when I was in my hometown in Madhya Pradesh. I got the Police Information Report from my Police Station. Please tell me the procedure to get duplicate SIM in Bangalore.

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    1. Approach nearest BSNL office along with Proof of Identity and Address with Police Report and ask for Duplicate SIM with same number.

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    2. Can I get Bangalore BSNL SIM from Madhya Pradesh?

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    3. No, it is not possible, you can replace the SIM from network home circle only

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    4. Hopefully the Police Information Report from another state will work... Hope they will not ask the police information report from Bangalore..

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  34. Hi... i got normal size bsnl 3g sim.... now i need micro sim instead of that normal sim.... what to do now????

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    1. Only BSNL local office can help. If they have stocks, with ID and Address proof, one can get in tens of minutes.

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  35. my bsnl sim card is not working and i want it to be replaced by a new one.
    how much time it will take to give me new sim(physically)
    is it instantly or takes time...

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  36. Do bsnl provide with prepaid mnp nano sim..i have enquired it in jharkhand sector.the official told me dat only prepaid nano sim is available and no nano sim is available for prepaid mnp cutomers

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    1. due to some technical difficulties, Nano SIM will not provided for new connection, if u want MNP, port in with regular SIM, after activation in BSNL, replace with Nano SIM

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    2. i have ported my connection into bsnl long back say a month. i have too received a micro sim which i punctured into nano sim. but my problem is dat nano sim is being read by all other mobile and not only in my iphone. so i need a nano sim which is not available.what should i do??

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    3. u can request for a NANO sim from anywhere of your circle, so try this

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  37. If I replace my old bsnl sim (standard) to bsnl micro sim (same mobile no) , then will all my balance , plans & services will be retained in new sim ?

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    1. Yes, after replacement with any SIM card, you will get the balance, validity and all other facilities to new replaced SIM

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