Communication Authority of Kenya recently issued a statement where it indicated that all sim cards must be registered by 15th April 2022 or face a fine. Airtel, Safaricom, and Telkom network users with unregistered simcards will be affected. We have provided information on how to update your Airtel Simcard registration details without visiting an agent or Airtel office or if you are in diaspora.
How to update Airtel simcard registration details online
To register your Airtel Simcard details online, follow the steps below.
- Visit website: Airtel SIM Registration update portal
- Enter Airtel phone number
- Click validate and get OTP
- Your receive an SMS with verification Code
- Enter your ID number
- Scan and Upload your ID (back and front)
The consequence of not updating your Airtel Simcard registration details is that you can be fined up to Ksh. 300,000 or face 6 months jail term. Your airtel line will also be disconnected or switched off if it is not registered then.
The Communication Authority which is currently headed by former Ezra Chiloba is trying to eliminate the high number of fake sim cards that exist in the market.
As earlier stated, the deadline for Simcard registration is 15th April 2022.
Read also: Safaricom online Simcard registration tutorial.
Answer about Safaricom Simcard registration if you are out of the country also read how to check simcard registration.
UPDATE: CAK has extended the registration deadline to 15th October 2022.