America’s first provider of Lifeline phones, Safelink Wireless is available in Puerto Rico. As a resident of the state, you can get a free phone and up to 250 monthly minutes at absolutely no charge. We will list the qualifying information below. See if you qualify for a free Safelink phone.

Qualifying Information for Puerto Rico

There are two way to qualify for a free Safelink phone in Puerto Rico. You may qualify by either by receiving benefits under a government assistance plan or by income guidelines

Qualifying under a Government Plan

You may qualify for a free Safelink phone in Puerto Rico if you participate in any of the following governmental plans:

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • National School Lunch (Free Program Only)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance/Section 8
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

If you are applying under receiving benefits from one of the above plans, you will need to send proof of participation to Safelink Wireless.

Income Based Eligibility

You may also qualify under income eligibility guidelines. If your household income is less than 100% of the Federal poverty guidelines, you may qualify for a free phone in Puerto Rico. If your income falls below the level in the chart below, it is likely you qualify for a Safelink Wireless phone.

Household Size

Puerto Rico  Maximum Income

1

11,170

2

15,130

3

       19,090

4

       23,050

5

       27,010

6

30,970

7

34,390

8

38,890

For each additional household member, please add 3,960.