The National Verifier is the biggest hurdle to getting approved for free cell phone service. This system verifies your eligibility for the Lifeline Program and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
If you want free cell phone service, you will need to pass the National Verifier. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about how to pass it easily and quickly!
What is the National Verifier and Who Runs It?
The Universal Services Administration Company (USAC) runs the National Verifier with the support of the Universal Service Fund which is run by the FCC.
In short, when you go to the National Verifier, you are using a government system and with it comes some challenges.
You must pass the National Verifier to Get Your Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Benefits.
What are the Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program?
Lifeline is a government-funded program that provides eligible consumers with free wireless service.
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a program that provides discounts on monthly broadband Internet access services and certain connected devices.
When you qualify for these programs with Lifeline and ACP cell phone providers (like EASY Wireless) you can receive great benefits like FREE Unlimited Talk Text and Data and even a FREE Smartphone in certain areas of the U.S.
How to Pass the National Verifier Easily
We will cover several different ways you can successfully pass the National Verifier and get your Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program Benefits.
Pass Automatically with Your Current Government Assistance Programs
The National Verifier has state database connections several government assistance programs such as SNAP, HUD, Medicaid and more. It is different for each state. If you are on one of these programs in a state that connects to the National Verifier, you will automatically pass having to show proof of a qualifying program and avoid any manual submission of proof!
Check the link to see what programs are connected in your state: USAC Eligibility.
This will work if you are applying online or in person.
Go to a "Lifeline Cell Phone Store Near Me"
You can also find us at tent locations in in these states, as well as in New Mexico and Kentucky. To find our tent locations check our Facebook pages for daily setup locations.
Our agents are experts in helping you get through the National Verifier. Let them help you through it and leave the same day with your new free cell service.
What if You Need to Qualify Manually for the Lifeline Program?
If you don't qualify automatically through the database check then you need to submit your documents manually from a qualifying program.
Qualify for Lifeline
The programs that will allow you to also get benefits through the Lifeline Program are as follows:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- Tribal Head Start
- Qualify Through Income
When you sign up and qualify for Lifeline, you'll be automatically qualified for ACP.
Qualifying for Just the Affordable Connectivity Program
You can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program by participating in the following government benefit programs :
- The above-listed qualifying Lifeline Benefit Programs
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
- Pell Grant Awards
You'll need to provide proof of participation in these programs and if needed your proof of identity.
Claim Your Free Phone and Internet Service
Once you have passed the Lifeline National Verifier you are now eligible for free service offered by your Lifeline Provider.
When You Combine Your Lifeline and ACP Benefits with EASY Wireless you'll receive:
EASY Wireless Free Unlimited Plan
- FREE Smartphone*
- FREE UNLIMITED Data
- FREE Unlimited Talk
- FREE Unlimited Text
- FREE Mobile Hotspot
- FREE SIM Card Kit and Activation
- Choose to Keep Your Number or Get a New One
*Offers vary by location
Get Started Today
Now you know how to pass the National Verifier easily and claim your free benefits.
If you sign up at one of our stores or tents, you'll leave the same day with your new service.
Sign up online and qualify in only minutes. We'll deliver your SIM card kit to your door.
Fill in your email and zipcode below and click the "Enroll Now" button to get started.
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