Mobile connection for foreigner in India is not a big task, because PAN India Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited introduced unlimited special prepaid plans for Foreigner short term mobile connection who visited India, and these are the regular available tariffs as normal and premium guest plans under GSM mobile services available with overseas SIM distributors.
Generally, a foreigner should carry their International SIM card of their country for their mobile connectivity with Voice, Data and SMS in India which results with huge charges, but to avoid that, a foreigner is now having a chance to avail a new prepaid mobile connection with new SIM card from Government telecom company with complete mobile services (Voice / Data / SMS) for their period of stay in India by submitting the valid documents (VISA / Passport) at the airport to BSNL staff / SIM distributor.
After issuing the local mobile connection of BSNL, a foreigner can use the BSNL SIM card in their mobile with in India even with ISD services and unlimited free voice, data and SMS within India for a specified period with the new BSNL Prepaid Guest Plans (Normal and Premium) providing with full talktime on Top Up cards, so have a look at the detailed tariff
BSNL Guest Plans for Foreigner Mobile Connection
|Particulars||BSNL Guest Plan Premium||BSNL Guest Plan Normal|
|MRP of BSNL Plan||Rs. 629||Rs. 489|
|Voice Charges||Unlimited Voice Calls to any Network in Home LSA and in National Roaming including Mumbai and Delhi|
|Data||Unlimited data with speed reduced to 40 Kbps after 2GB/day||Unlimited data with speed reduced to 40Kbps after 1GB/Day|
|SMS||Free 100 SMS/day||Free 50 SMS/day|
|Plan Validity /Above Free Usage Validity||30 days|
|Additional facility||Full Talk Value on Top Up Rs 500 as regular offer through any mode (Online Recharge, My BSNL App, Retailer Recharge)|
|All other terms, conditions and charges are as per BSNL Corporate Per Minute Plan|
The new BSNL prepaid Guest plans for foreigner short term mobile connection with the above tariff is available on PAN India basis in all the circles with effect from 8th April 2019, from this date any foreigner may have BSNL prepaid mobile in their pockets with unlimited connectivity during the time of stay in India.