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Apply or renew online for a discounted phone service

Applying online for California LifeLine takes around five minutes.

Apply or renew online

Before you start

What you need to apply

To apply online, you’ll need two details from your application form:

  1. Your Personal Identification Number (PIN)
  2. Your applicant’s phone number
    or enrollment code

Another option to apply

You can also apply by mail. Simply fill out and mail back the form inside the pink letter you get after starting your application process.