MetroPCS ACP Program Application Process

MetroPCS is a prepaid wireless service provider that uses T-Mobile’s network. It offers a variety of wireless plans, including unlimited talk, text, and data plans, as well as more affordable plans with limited data. MetroPCS is a popular choice for people, because a person can get affordable wireless service without any contract and credit check from MetroPCS. So, if you want to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), you can certainly apply through Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS). In this article I’ll discover all the information you need to know about MetroPCS ACP Program Application. So, lets get started.

Eligibility For MetroPCS or Metro by T-Mobile ACP Program Application

You or your household can be eligible for the MetroPCS ACP program application in two ways. You or the household can be eligible for the program through income, or through participation in a certain government assistance Program.

  • The Income Based Eligibility: If you or your household annually earns at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline, then you or the household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program.
  • Program Participation Based Eligibility: If you or any member of your household participates in any of the following Government Assistance Programs, then you or the household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity program. The programs are:
    • Lifeline.
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
    • Medicaid.
    • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA).
    • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit.
    • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program
    • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant Award in the current award year by your child makes your household eligible for the program.

If you or any member of your household lives in qualifying Tribal Land and participates in any of the following Tribal Assistance Program, then you or the household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program.

  • Tribal assistance programs are as follows:
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
    • Head Start (only households meeting the income qualifying standard)
    • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations(FDPIR).

Required Documents For MetroPCS ACP Program Application

You need to submit some documents to prove your eligibility for the MetroPCS ACP Program application. The documents are: Proof of your income, Proof of your age, or emancipation status, proof of participation in government assistance Program, proof of identity, address, social security number, and proof that shows you are alive.

  • Documents to verify identity: To verify your identity, submit the following documents for MetroPCS ACP Program application.
    • Documents: A driver’s license, Passport, or Birth certificate.
  • Documents to verify Age/Emancipation Status: To apply for the MetroPCS ACP Program, your age must be at least 18 years. If your age is less than 18 years, then you must be an emancipated minor to apply for the program.
    • Documents: A valid ID, Passport, Birth certificate, or Emancipation certificate.
  • Documents to verify Address: To verify your address, submit a document that contains your valid physical address and full name.
    • Documents: A valid ID, Driver’s license, Utility bill, or a Recent mortgage or lease statement, W-2, or Tax return.
  • Documents to prove your Income: You need to submit a document that proves your annual income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
    • Documents: A prior year’s State, Federal, or Tribal tax return, Current income statement from your employer, Paycheck stub, Social Security statement of benefits, or Unemployment or Worker’s Compensation statement of benefits.
  • Documents to prove your participation in certain government programs: You need to submit a document to prove your participation in certain government assistance programs. This document may contain your full name, the program’s name, the document issuing institution’s name, and a valid date.
    • Documents: Approval letters, benefit award letters, benefit verification letters, or benefit statements.

Please, submit copies of documents instead of original documents at the time of MetroPCS ACP Program Application. Because your sent documents are unreturnable.

Note: The Affordable Connectivity Program will stop accepting new applications and enrollments on February 7, 2024. So consumers must be approved and enrolled with a service provider by 11:59 p.m ET on February 7th to receive the ACP benefits. The existing ACP beneficiaries will continue to receive their ACP benefits for at least April 2024. This date is an estimate and may change.

Application Procedure For MetroPCS ACP Program

Once you have confirmed your eligibility, you can apply for the MetroPCS ACP Program on the National Verifier Website. You have to provide your name, address, contact information, Proof of your income, and proof of your participation in a government Assistance Program.

If you are approved for the Affordable Connectivity Program, then visit a Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS) store and complete the MetroPCS ACP program application form. Don’t forget to bring the ACP approval confirmation with you.

After completing the ACP Form at the MetroPCS store, you can sign up for MetroPCS service. You are now able to choose an internet plan from a variety of plans and you can receive your ACP discount on your monthly internet bill through Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS).

Remember that you can get your ACP discount from only one provider at a time. So, if you are already an ACP beneficiary and get benefits from another provider than MetroPCS, then you need to transfer your benefits from that provider to MetroPCS, if you want to switch to MetroPCS.

MetroPCS ACP Program Application Status Check Procedure

To check the application (order) status of your application for the MetroPCS ACP Program, log in to Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS) Webpage at: “metrobyt-mobile.com/benefits/affordable-connectivity-program“.

Navigate to the upper right corner and tap ‘Order Tracking and Activation’. Now enter the order number, your last name and billing Zip Code. Tap ‘Check Status’. You can trace your order and application status.

What Benefits Will I Enjoy After Approve MetroPCS ACP Program Application

After you are approved for the MetroPCS Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), you will get the following benefits from MetroPCS.

  • Monthly discount Internet bill: You will get a monthly $30 (Non Tribal Resident) discount and $75 ( Tribal land resident) discount on your monthly internet bill.
  • Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data: With unlimited talk, text, and data, now you can talk, chat, share, and stream as much as you like.
  • Nationwide 5G access: Now, you can get the benefits of 5G network coverage in more states with the powerful network of T-Mobile.
  • Scam Shield: Now with the features of scamshield, you can say goodbye to scammers. You have multi layered protection against scam calls.
  • Taxes and Fees Included: Your monthly internet pack includes your taxes and fees. So, you don’t need to worry about taxes and fees.
  • You can also get: 2023 MLS season pass and One year subscription to ViX Premium.

Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS) Plans For The ACP Program

After approval the MetroPCS ACP Program application, MetroPCS offers some cost saving monthly ACP plans including a free internet plan. The plans are mentioned here:

  • Plan-1: $0/month
    • 5GB high-speed data.
    • 5G Network Access.
    • T-Mobile Tuesday perks.
  • Plan-2: $10 /month
    • Unlimited high-speed data.
    • MLS Season Pass ON US
    • ViX Premium ON US.
    • T-Mobile Tuesdays Perks.
  • Plan-3: $20/month
    • Unlimited high- speed data.
    • MLS Season Pass ON US
    • ViX Premium ON US.
    • T-Mobile Tuesdays Perks.
    • 8 GB hotspot data
    • 100 GB Google one membership.
  • Plan-4: $30/month.
    • Unlimited high-speed data.
    • MLS Season Pass ON US.
    • ViX Premium ON US.
    • T-Mobile Tuesdays Perks.
    • 25 GB hotspot data.
    • Unlimited texting to 210+ Countries.
    • 100 GB Google One membership.

Rejection Of Application For MetroPCS ACP: Causes and Solutions

For some reasons, your application for the MetroPCS ACP Program can be rejected. Here I will briefly write about the causes for rejection and their solutions.

It is expected that all your provided information should be authentic, correct, and up to date. But if you provide information in your application that is wrong, unauthentic and baseless, then your application cannot be accepted by FCC and it will be rejected. So, revise the application from start to finish and make sure that all information provided there is correct and authentic.

If you are eligible for the MetroPCS ACP Program application, then you have to submit documents of your eligibility. If you are unable to submit any of the documents for any reason, then your application can be rejected. So, when you are eligible, start collecting every document for your eligibility. This will help you to avoid rejection of your application.

Be careful about the stability of internet connection and functionality of your connected device. If you apply from a device that has technical errors, or if the internet connection that you use is not stable, this causes technical problems and your application will not be submitted properly. And if your application is not submitted properly, how can you expect acceptance? Your application for the MetroPCS ACP Program will be surely rejected. So, be careful about technical errors so that you can perfectly submit your application.

It is difficult for our government to provide ACP benefits person to person. So, the government allots one connected device and a monthly free internet per qualified household. And your household can submit only one ACP application at a time. If more than one application is submitted at a time from the same household, then your application can be rejected. So, submit only one application at a time from your household.

Like any other program, the MetroPCS ACP Program also has a deadline for applying. If you fail to submit your application within this deadline, your application may have been rejected. So, remember the deadline, or write it down in a notebook, so that you do not miss the deadline.

Your application for the MetroPCS ACP Program can be rejected if you overlap benefits. That means if you take the same benefits as the ACP from another government program, then this overlapping of benefits leads to the rejection of your application. So, be satisfied with the ACP benefits and never overlap benefits. This will help in approving your application.

If you apply from a place where Metro by T-Mobile (formerly MetroPCS) does not have their service or network, then your application can be rejected. To avoid such rejection, try to find out if MetroPCS has their network in your state and your location is included in the service area of MetroPCS.