If you haven't already done so you can buy a Lebara France prepaid SIM from our Australian Store.


France SIM Information

SIM TYPE Lebara France Prepaid SIM
France Country Code +33
Voice Network Frequency GSM/GPRS - 900/1800MHz
Data Network Frequency 3G HSDPA - 2100MHz


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Important Things You Should Know

  1. Before you depart you will need to activate your your SIM.  Information on this process is available below.
  2. Credit loaded onto the SIM does not expire.
  3. All plans automatically renew every 30 days if there is sufficient credit in your account. You can disable a plan by SMS or by using the Lebara France online portal.
  4. International roaming rates apply when used outside of France.
  5. You can make international calls for €0.01 per min plus €0.15 connection fee to over 40 countries .
  6. Before you depart make sure your phone is unlocked and you have familiarized yourself with the SIM and user guides.


SIM Activation and Registration

Activating Your SIM Card

You can activate this SIM card online via the Lebara website.  As part of the activation process you will need to provide an address in France.  We recommend you use the address of a hotel or house you are staying in.  If you do not know, then search for a hotel address within the cities you will be visiting.  You will also need to provide your passport ID number.  

Activation is the only registration requirement for this SIM. Click here to go to the Lebara website and activate your SIM. 
If you are having trouble activating the SIM, complete this form below and we will try and do it for you.

Adding Credit and Packages

The SIM does not come pre-loaded with any credit.  You can purchase credit through the Lebara website using Paypal or your Australian Credit Card.  Alternatively you can purchase credit through our website

Credit Expiry 
Credit does not expire, however  the SIM will be cancelled after 90 days of inactivity. 

Check Available Credit 
Check remaining credit dial: *133# and your balance will be displayed on your handset screen or by calling 2323 and select option 2 for plans balance. You can also check your balance online by logging into the Lebara online portal.


Online Portal Setup

Accessing the Portal

Lebara Mobile France have a portal where you can login and view your account balance, call history, plan type, etc.  You can sign up and access the online portal on the following page (change to English from the option menu on the top-right hand corner of the page): http://www.lebara.fr/dashboard 
Please note, that you will not be able to access the online portal until you get to France, as you need to receive an SMS to complete the registration, which you can only do after arriving in France.

Internet Setup and Settings


Data Settings

If your phone automatically detects the settings you should leave these as they are.  If you need to enter settings change your APN to:

APN: fr.lebara.mobi 

Username: wap 

Password: enter wap if you have an Android device otherwise leave blank

Instructions for changing your APN settings are available here. If you have any suggestions on improvements to the instructions above please send an email to support@mobipassport,com  

Data Plans

Below are the available Data Plans. To start the data plan SMS the Start Plan Code to 22241.  To stop the plan renewing SMS "STOP*Plan Code" to 22241 

Tethering is not supported on these plans.

Start Plan Code
Included Data
Cost Per Month
500 MB
1 GB
EUR 10
3 GB
EUR 25

Voice and Data Rates

Lebara has several plan options. 

All in One Plans

If you plan to use voice and data we recommend one of the Flexi Bundle Plans. Click here to view plan details on the Lebara Website

To start the data plan SMS the Plan Code to 22241.

Plan code
Lebara to Lebara  Other France Networks
SMS  Cost per Month
200 min*
200 MB
200 EUR 9.99
300 min*
500 MB
300 EUR 14.99
LRG Unlimited 
500 min*
1 GB
500 EUR 19.99

* Combined minutes to Germany and 39 other countries including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Icelan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA.

Data Plans

To start the data plan SMS the Start Plan Code to 22241

Start Plan Code
Included Data
Cost Per Month
500 MB
1 GB
EUR 10
3 GB
EUR 25

International Calls to Australia

Standard PAYG rates for Calls/SMS to Australia are: Landline: Landline: 1c/min Mobile: 19c/min SMS: 15c each

If you are not on a plan or exceed the plan allowance, the following PAYG Rates will apply:

Local Calls to fixed line and mobile in France €0.15/min
SMS €0.10/SMS
International SMS $0.15 per SMS
Calls to of Lebara SIMs Free
SIM Expiry SIM will expire 90 days after activation or expiry of last recharge.

International Calls International Calls to landlines in the following countries are $0.01 per minute plus $0.15 connection fee. To view all international calling rates click here

Still Need Help?

1. Contact Lebara by dialling 2300 if you are calling from your Lebara Mobile (Free waiting time. Thereafter EUR 0.20 per call).  If you are calling from any other mobile or from a fixed line please dial (+33) 0811 29 2323.  Our opening hours are Monday to Sunday, 9am - 9pm (Paris time) 

2. Email support@mobipassport.com and we will do our best to help you out.