Lifeline Program

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  • Cell Phone or Landline
  • Up to 250 free cell phone minutes
  • For low income families and individuals
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Budget Mobile Lifeline

Budget Mobile Lifeline is the Lifeline Provider for Budget PrePay, Inc. They are expanding aggressively by continually adding new states in which they offer their Lifeline service. You can read more about Budget Mobile below, or begin your lifeline application above.

Budget Mobile Lifeline Service Area

Although Budget Mobile is only available in certain states, but you get access to nationwide service that is provided on a major carrier network. You can see a map of Budget Mobile's reliable nationwide coverage here.

What does Budget Mobile Provide its Customers?

Budget Mobile Lifeline is FREE to eligible customers; you will be able to get a free cell phone and 250 free minutes of airtime each month. Unlike most prepaid providers, Budget Mobile Lifeline does not require its customers to enter into a service contract, which means: no bills, contracts or surprises. Budget Mobile Lifeline also allows customers to opt for a Lifeline discounted plan if they need more than the standard 250 minutes. Either way, their customers will have the ability to purchase additional minutes and texting on-top of what ever program they choose.

  • FREE mobile phone
  • 250 FREE minutes
  • Nationwide wireless voice
  • FREE Long Distance
  • One phone line per household
  • NO activation fees
  • NO bills
  • NO long-term contracts
  • NO surcharges

Budget Mobile Lifeline users that require more minutes can purchase additional monthly minutes. Budget Mobile Lifeline offers an Unlimited Text and Talk for only $25. If you are interested, please visit their website at www.budgetmobile.com

Qualifying for Budget Mobile Lifeline

Budget Mobile Lifeline eligibility does depend on your state; you may qualify for Budget Mobile Lifeline if you participate in Social Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Food Stamps/SNAP or other programs. You can also qualify if your income meets government guidelines in your state. Please see our Lifeline Information By State page for web's most detailed information. If you participate in any of the programs below you may be pre-qualified:

  • You may qualify if your total household income meets government guidelines in your state.
  • Low income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Housing Assistance (Section 8)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food Stamps (SNAP)
  • National School Lunch
  • Medicaid

First you must determine if Budget Mobile Lifeline operates in your state. It operates in the following States:


The remaining two requirements are that you must have a residential mailing address and like any program provider only one Lifeline phone is allowed per address. You can apply online by visiting their website: www.budgetmobile.com

Budget PrePay, Inc.
1325 Barksdale Blvd.
Bossier City, LA 71111
Toll Free: (888) 777-4007

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