BSNL SIM Card | Get New or Replacement at Cheapest

PAN India Mobile Service operator, introduced BSNL SIM Card in various sizes. They are like Normal SIM, 32K / 64K / 128K Micro SIM, NANO SIM, USIM ( 128K 256K ) and Smart SIM with 64K. All these are having Normal and BSNL Micro SIM Slot for using in Feature Phones, Smartphones, iPhones, Tablets, iPads.

As per the latest market trend and customer requirements, PSU introduces latest BSNL SIM Cards for new prepaid and postpaid mobile connections. It is also as well as for replacement SIM. Present BSNL SIM Card is the only cheapest priced never given by any mobile operator in the market.


BSNL USIM(Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) is a tiny computer which can handle several mini applications. For instance, an e-purse for the subway, a local service portal giving you access to many M2M (Machine to Machine) applications. Also, it is with a public phone book capacity having a minimum of 1000.

BSNL USIM Card provides for its 3G Services having 128K / 256K memory. Most 2G SIM cards will have a memory of 32K, with some latest 2G SIM having 64 K memories. UMTS network is 3rd generation network which is responsible for providing high data rate luxury to the customer. The video call facility and other along with security on UMTS network may use at any BSNL Dongles /Mobile Phones.

BSNL Nano SIM cards are the cards of the fourth version, or 4th Form Factor(4FF) comes early in 2012. This BSNL SIM card is the smallest SIM on the market components such as additional memory or larger batteries. PSU slashed these NANO SIM card rates by 40% from old prices and offered with the new introduction.

Due to many variations in SIM cards, Telecom major introduced BSNL SIM Card rates at a flat rate at Rs.20 for Normal & Smart SIM(includes 3in1 Repluggable). Also Rs.30 for NANO cards and Rs.100 for 256K (USIM) as charges for New Activation & Replacement / Dummy BSNL SIM Card. These fees are only for activation of defective/lost BSNL SIM card regarding below-mentioned plans.

  • BSNL Mobile Plans (Prepaid/Postpaid)

These BSNL SIM card charges are standard in all the service areas across India. It is only for 2G & 3G BSNL Mobile Services up to the time if any offer announced. These rates are inclusive of service tax at existing rates for various types of SIM cards as follows.

BSNL SIM Card Prices

Particulars of SIM Card Normal /Micro SIM / Nano Smart SIM (3 in 1 Repluggable) of 32K to 128K Nano SIM 256K SIM
SIM Card Price in Rs. for New Prepaid Mobile Connections
Paired SIM (For New Connection) 20 30 100
Unpaired Choose Your Mobile Number (CYMN)
MNP (Mobile Number Portability)
SIM Card Price in Rs. for Replacement / Duplicate / Dummy Prepaid SIM
Unpaired Replacement 20 30 100
SIM Card Price in Rs. for Replacement of Postpaid SIM
Postpaid Unpaired Replacement 20 30 100

BSNL SIM Card replacement charges for CTopUp SIM of authorized BSNL Retailer / Franchisee will fix at Rs.20. These fees are applicable for all the prepaid/postpaid connections. The charges mentioned above shall be applicable for all GSM mobile plans including data card schemes.

At present, BSNL didn’t offer any online facility for replacement of BSNL SIM card. So authorized BSNL Prepaid or Postpaid Mobile customers shall approach BSNL Customer Service Center as mandatory. Submit Valid ID Proof (POI) + Valid Address Proof (POA) for replacement or new BSNL SIM card at any time.


  1. My mom uses a BSNL sim card for the past more than ten years. Need a nano SIM of the same number for her new phone. How do we get it?

    • Go to the nearest BSNL office and get it exchanged, There is no other option online. But other networks offer you online request and transfer at your door step.

  2. I have a sim card of Uttarakhand. But now I need a nano sim card for the same number in Haryana. Anyone, please suggest me how I can get it.

  3. Worst experience in office why do I need to give proof again for nano sim card? When the fastest network Airtel gives nano sim on the spot without any just by sending an SMS of new duplicate sim card number with old sim card to customer care, then it gets activated in 20-30min max.


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