BSNL International Roaming plans: Staying connected overseas

BSNL or Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is one of the leading telecommunication operators in India offering services like BSNL prepaid recharge to its customers. The operator makes sure to cater to the needs and requirements of its customers by offering affordable and efficient solutions. One of the essential services that BSNL offers is international roaming. With BSNL international roaming plans, BSNL customers can stay connected to their loved ones in foreign land without worrying about hefty bills. We will discuss the popular BSNL prepaid International roaming plans and offers.

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Browse popular BSNL International Roaming plans and offers

BSNL International Roaming provides seamless network connectivity and services while travelling abroad.




IR special tariff vouchers: STV 2895

7 days

Rs. 2,199

IR special tariff vouchers Singapore 511

1 day

Rs. 511

IR special tariff vouchers: STV 1359

3 days

Rs. 1,359

IR special tariff vouchers: STV 2875

7 days

Rs. 2,875

IR special tariff vouchers Mauritius 705

1 day

Rs. 705

IR special tariff vouchers: STV 898

3 days

Rs. 898

IR special tariff vouchers Sri Lanka Canada 3495

7 days

Rs. 3,495

IR special tariff vouchers Mauritius 3905

28 days

Rs. 3,905

IR STV 279

28 days

Rs. 279

IR special tariff vouchers: STV 1379

7 days

Rs. 1,379

Prepaid mobile recharge plans by other operators

BSNL international roaming plans for prepaid customers vary in price, validity, and benefits. BSNL offers three types of international roaming plans for its prepaid users. There are two international roaming Special Tariff Voucher (STV) plans - Rs. 57 and Rs. 895. The third plan is the BSNL unlimited international roaming plan, which costs Rs. 1,499. You can also check out the international roaming plans by other operators such as Jio | Airtel | Vodafone Idea and more.

BSNL international roaming plans - List of plans, validity, price





30 days

Rs. 57

STV 167

90 days

Rs. 167


28 days

Rs. 2,311

IR STV 279

28 days

Rs. 279

IR STV SriLanka Canada 3495

7 days

Rs. 3,495

IR STV 497

1 day

Rs. 497


1 day

Rs. 511


28 days

Rs. 3,905

IR STV Sri Lanka Canada 659

1 day

Rs. 659

IR STV Mauritius 705

1 day

Rs. 705

Frequently asked questions

Is international roaming available on BSNL prepaid?

BSNL offers international roaming for its prepaid customers in select countries. Customers need to recharge with a specific amount to enjoy BSNL's international roaming services.

Is BSNL international roaming free?

BSNL international roaming plans are chargeable; however, BSNL offers various international roaming plans and offers that provide affordable rates to its customers.

Can I use BSNL SIM outside India?

Yes, BSNL SIM can be used outside India. BSNL offers international roaming services to its customers, enabling them to stay connected with their loved ones abroad.

How can I start international roaming in BSNL?

Customers need to activate International Roaming services by sending an SMS 'ACT IR’ and sending it to 123. Once the activation is confirmed, customers can enjoy BSNL's International Roaming services.

How can I check my BSNL international roaming validity?

Dial *123# or *124# from your BSNL mobile number while abroad. These codes will provide information on your current plan and validity.

What is the cost of BSNL international roaming?

The cost depends on the specific plan you choose and the country you visit. BSNL offers various international roaming packs with varying rates.

How do I know if my international roaming is activated?
  • Look for a foreign network signal on your phone.
  • Try making an outgoing call or sending a text message while abroad. If successful, roaming is likely activated.
  • Contact BSNL customer service for confirmation.
How do I activate international roaming after recharge?

Prepaid users: Recharge with a specific Special Tourist Voucher (STV) like Rs. 57 or Rs. 167 to activate roaming eligibility. Then, subscribe to a preferred International Roaming (IR) pack for specific usage benefits.

Does international roaming start automatically?

No, BSNL International Roaming doesn't activate automatically. You need to follow the activation steps mentioned above depending on whether you're a prepaid or postpaid subscriber.

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