How to register for the DepEd connectivity load sim card?

The Department of Education (DepEd) has started the distribution of 34GB of sim cards to one million teaching and non-teaching personnel in the central and field offices. It is consumable for one year.

DepEd Connectivity load registration

Teaching and non-teaching personnel are also required to fill out the Online Registration Form before picking up the sim card. This will also ensure that the sim card will be allocated with another load for the second month. Refer to the step-by-step guide below.

  1. Fill out the online registration form:
  2. Put the required information.
  3. Select a date to pick-up the sim.
  4. Submit the form.
  5. Screenshot the QR code.
  6. Proceed to your respective school on pick-up date.
  7. Present QR code screenshot along with two valid ID’s to school ICT coordinator for information validation.
  8. Proceed to the school property custodian’s desk for issuance.
  9. Claim your sim card.
  10. Finally, write your sim card number and affix your signature in the school property custodian monitoring report.

Once you receive your sim card, what you need to do is to activate it by doing the following procedure:

  1. Dial *123#
  2. Choose Balance Services
  3. Choose Balance
  4. Once you received an SMS Notification, it means your sim is already activated.
  5. You can now enjoy the service.

Frequently Asked Questions

In a Facebook post by Mark Anthony Papa, he shared an email with the following questions:

  • Do we have to re-register to the upon receiving the sim card?
  • When will our data plan will be replenished? 
  • How much data allocation can we use per month and for how many months?

    This is the Reply from Deped Care. It may also answer some of your doubts.
    Magandang Gabi!
  • No need to re-register again on, the work phone number and personal phone number is for contact purposes only. 
  • You will know that you have received the next load via SMS notification. Advising the data amount and the coverage date of the data allocation. 
  • The data allocation for DepEd349 is 4GB open access, you can access all website and applications, and your 1GB daily wallet that will replenish every 12MN and you can access Google, Youtube, Office 365 and any DepEd apps.

According to Education Secretary Leonor Briones, “This is part of our commitment to deliver the promises of the Bayanihan 2 act. Through the support of the President, our lawmakers, and our field offices, DepEd has ensured that our personnel and teachers can efficiently provide basic education services to our learners despite the situation.”

According to the Memorandum from the Office of Undersecretary of Administration, permanent, contractual, local government unit paid personnel working under DepEd schools and offices will are eligible to receive a sim card.

Alain Del B. Pascua said, “The Department has procured the sim cards and connectivity load from our external partner for all the teaching and non-teaching personnel to ensure ease in communication and unhampered delivery of services amid the crisis.

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