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Nauru: Best Prepaid SIM Card Buying Guide (2023)

Nauru is a relatively small island country northeast of Australia. It is known for its long sandy beach in Anibare Bay that is in a volcanic bay and the Buada Lagoon. The Command Ridge is also something you have to see in Nauru.

What you should not see is an expensive roaming bill after visiting Nauru. Roaming can be expensive in many cases, which is why many travelers want to buy a Nauruan SIM card.

In this article, I will go over everything you need to know about buying a SIM card in Nauru. Let's do this.

Buying a SIM Card in the Nauru Guide (logo of Digicel)

Original publication: 24th of January 2020. Last updated: 22nd of August 2023.

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Telecom Provider in Nauru

Nauru has only 1 telecom provider, which is Digicel Nauru. The operator has 2G, 3G, and 4G/LTE networks across the island. Digicel Nauru covers the whole island, although you may not be able to find 4G/LTE all over the island.

Best SIM Card in Nauru

If you want to buy a SIM card in Nauru, your only choice would be Digicel Nauru.

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SIM Card Registration Regulations in Nauru

Like most countries in Oceania, you do not have to show your passport when buying a SIM card in Nauru.

There is not much more to say about Nauru, so let’s see what Digicel Nauru has to offer to us.

Digicel Nauru

Digicel Nauru, just Digicel, is the sole operator in Nauru. SIM cards can be bought in Digicel shops and at Nauru International Airport. The SIM card costs 10 AUD ($6.90) and comes with 5 AUD in credit. Top-up cards are sold from 0.50 AUD to 100 AUD in Digicel stores, and you can also recharge online.

The following Digicel data packs can be added:

  • 2.10 AUD: 200 MB for at night (12 AM until 6 AM – one time)
  • 3.15 AUD: 75 MB for 24 hours
  • 4.70 AUD: 140 MB for 24 hours
  • 10.50 AUD: 500 MB for 7 days
  • 16 AUD: 1 GB for 7 days
  • 31 AUD: 1.8 GB for 30 days
  • 47 AUD: 3.6 GB for 30 days

The Best Way to Stay Connected When Traveling in Nauru

Getting a SIM card from Digicel would be your only when considering a Nauruan SIM card.

Local Prepaid SIM Cards in Other Oceanian Countries

Visiting other countries in Oceania? Check out my Oceania SIM card buying guide, covering other Oceanian nations, such as:

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