They r junk. U wouldn't want one anyways trust me I had one. Requirements r receiving any kind of goverment assistance such as. . Food stamps welfare school lunch medicaid ssi ssd or energy assistance. They give u 250 free min a month. For some familys that can't afford a phone like I couldn't at one time it was a safe haven used only for emergencys because I have a child at home w asthma and heart problems. I had no access to a vehicle or phone so it ain't what they make it out to be. I used it for a while until I was able to afford a better one .