How to swiftly buy a Lyca Mobile SIMcard in Uganda

Lyca Mobile Uganda has now taken its operations live, and its SIMcards are now on-demand due to its mobile Internet offers that come bundled with extra local and International voice minutes. But to get a LycaMobile SIMcard in Uganda, your location and status on network coverage matter.

At the moment, Lyca Mobile has countrywide coverage with only the Moroto and Karamoja regions missing on its coverage map. The network availability can be attributed to its International operation model (MVN) which relies on already existing networks to serve customers.

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Buying a Lyca Mobile Uganda SIMcard

To buy a Lyca Mobile Uganda SIMcard, you must have a National ID card as the initial document to verify your new 072 series number.

In the shadow of no direct service centers at the moment, you can get a Lyca Mobile SIM from the telco headquarters on Yusuf Lule Rd opposite Garden city in Kampala or through its 3rd party sellers accessible via its locator. 

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A Lyca Mobile SIMcard costs UGX 10,000 picking a leaf from the succeeded Tangerine pricing structure.

When we contacted Lyca Mobile on the status of SIMCard purchases, the team replied back with the need for a National ID as the only requirement to process a new SIM as they said:

Our offices are open during this lockdown from 0900hr to 1530hrs Monday to Saturday located on Yusuf Lule road plot 77, opposite garden city main entrance.

For purposes of Acquiring a sim card, you are requested to have a National ID if your Ugandan, Valid passport for foreigners and Refugee Id if you’re a refugee

Lyca Mobile

Luckily, airtime can be purchased through multiple channels including MTN Momo and Airtel Money. On Mobile money, to buy Lyca Mobile Airtime, you simply dial *252# to follow prompts or check our guide here.

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