Where to Buy Rain SIM Card and How to Activate It

You can buy a Rain SIM card online and activate it online from the comfort of your home. The activation process includes creating an account, choosing a SIM plan, verifying your SIM, registering your payment details, and then RICA.

Rain is the first 4G and 5G network provider in South Africa. It is arguably one of the fastest networks for surfing the internet. Unlike other network providers, rain does not provide call and SMS services, as they only specialize in data. Their fast network is why many people are considering the network for their data needs. Let’s walk you through where you can buy a Rain SIM card and how to activate it.

Where Can I Buy Rain SIM Card?

You can buy a Rain SIM card from the official website of Takealot and Mr. D Food. During your purchase, you can choose to have the SIM delivered directly to your doorstep, or you can decide to pick it up from the closest pickup store to you.

Rain has partnered with Pargo to allow customers to pick up their ordered SIM cards from the closest click stores. There are over 260 click stores across South Africa where you can pick up your SIM.

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There are over 200 click store locations spread across different provinces in the country, including Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Gauteng, Free State, KwaZulu Natal, and North West. Here are some of the Rain SIM card pick up points:

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North West Province:

  • Clicks – Vyfhoek Potchefstroom pup4603 Shop 19, Vyfhoek Shopping Centre CNR R501 & Kremetart Rd, Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom
  • Clicks – Parys pup707 Cnr Middel & Kort Streets Parys, Parys
  • Clicks – Mooi River (Potchefstroom) pup965 Mooi Rivier Mall Potgieter Street Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom
  • Clicks – Potchefstroom pup640 Walter Sisulu & Retief Street,West Acres Cnt Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom

Northern Cape:

  • Clicks – Diamond Pavillion pup934 Diamond Pavilion Shopping Mall Cnr Oliver & McDougal Roads Kimberley, Kimberley
  • Clicks – Northern Cape Mall pup738 62 Memorial Road, Kimberley Northern Cape Mall Kimberley, Kimberley
  • Clicks – Barkly Road pup4608 Shop 10, Barkly Rd Shopping Centre Barkly Rd Galeshewe, Kimberley
  • Clicks – Upington pup703 Cnr of Schroeder & Scott Street, Upington
  • Clicks – Kakamas pup3997 SHOP 17, KAKAMAS SPAR CENTRE, CNR LUTZ ROAD & 4TH AVENUE, Upington

Free State

  • Clicks – Fichardt Park pup932 Southern Centre 111 Benade Avenue Fichardt Park, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Bloemfontein Fleurdal pup706 2 Vereeniging Drive Fauna, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Mimosa Mall pup937 Mimosa Mall Shopping Centre 131 Kellner Street Brandwag, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Loch Logan pup931 Loch Logan Waterfront 105 Henry Street Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Woodland Hills pup1093 3-6 Woodland Hills Convenient Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Bloemfontein Cbd pup935 Middestad Shopping Centre Cnr Charles & West Burger Streets Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Preller Square pup926 Preller Square Shopping Centre 16 Preller Square Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Heidedal pup1085 11-12, Twin City Mall Heatherdale Road Heidedal, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Bayswater pup933 Baysvillage Business Centre 41 Milner Rd Bloemfontein, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – Northridge Mall pup2671 Shop 31 Northridge Mall Kenneth Kaunda RD & Christo Groenewald Str Helikonhoogte, Bloemfontein
  • Clicks – New Kroonstad pup993 Checkers Shopping Centre, cnr Van Zyl Street and North Street, Kroonstad


  • Clicks – New Kroonstad pup993 Checkers Shopping Centre, cnr Van Zyl Street and North Street, Kroonstad
  • Clicks – Rand Steam pup3001 C/O Barry Hertzorg Ave & Napier Street Rand Stream Richmond, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Steeldale pup998 Steeldale Hypermarket 1 Liroy Street South Hills, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Campus Square pup720 Cnr Kingsway & University Roads Auckland Park, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Campus Square pup720 Cnr Kingsway & University Roads Auckland Park, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Mountain View pup944 Mountain View Shopping Centre Cnr 14th Avenue & Weltevreden Road Northcliff, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Alberton Pharm pup639 Cnr Voortrekker & Du Plessis Roads City Shopping Centre Alberton, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – 111 Commissioner Street pup2562 Shop 1, 111 Commissioner Street Building CNR Eloff & Albertina Sisulu Streets Marshalltown, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Kerk Street pup906 29 Kerk Street Johannesburg, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Newtown Mall pup1036 Newtown Junction Cnr Carr & Miriam Makeba Streets Newtown, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Carlton Centre pup898 Carlton Centre 150 Commissioner Street Johannesburg, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Rand City Alberton pup744 Cnr 2nd Avenue & Jim Fouche Road Rand City Alberton Alberton, Johannesburg
  • Clicks – Braamfontein pup669 Jorisson Street Braamfontein, Johannesburg
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Eastern Cape

  • Clicks – Queenstown pup675 Cathcart Road, Morums Building Queenstown, Queenstown
  • Clicks – Nonesi Mall pup1014 Nonesi Mall Cnr Komani Street & Victoria Road Queenstown, Queenstown
  • Clicks – Fort Beaufort pup1615 Shop 4, The Grove Plaza Campbell Street Fort Beaufort, Fort Beaufort
  • Clicks – King Williams Town pup922 Metlife Mall Cnr Smith & Cross Streets King Williams Town, King Williams Town
  • Clicks – Grahamstown pup680 42 High Street, Muirhead & Gowie Building Grahamstown, Grahamstown
  • Clicks – Mdantsane pup966 Mdantsane Shopping Centre Cnr Qumza Highway & Billie Road Mdantsane, East London

Western Cape

  • Clicks – Plattekloof pup577 Cnr Olienhout & Plattekloof Roads Plattekloof Plattekloof, Cape Town
  • Clicks – Burgundy Square pup4435 Shop 22, Burgundy Square Shopping Centre C/O Burgundy Drive & Tygervalley Road Burgundy Estate, Cape Town
  • Clicks – Sanlam pup435 Voortrekker Road Parow, Cape Town
  • Clicks – Parklands Junction pup1423 SHOPS 8, 9, 9A & 10 Parklands Junction Shopping Centre, Parklands Main Road Parklands, Cape Town
  • Clicks – Table Bay Mall pup1586 SHOP G78, TABLE BAY MALL WEST COAST ROAD, Sunningdale, SUNNINGDALE

KwaZulu-Natal Nathal

  • Clicks – Kloof pup783 33 Village Road, Kloof Village Mall Kloof, Durban
  • Clicks – Delcairn Lifestyle Centre pup4338 SHOP 20, DELCAIRN LIFESTYLE CENTRE 12 VILLAGE ROAD, Kloof, Durban
  • Clicks – Chatsworth pup873 Durban Chatsworth Centre 17 Joyhurst Street Chatsworth, Durban
  • Clicks – Westville pup603 Cnr Buckingham Terrace & Menston Road Westville Mall Westville, Durban


  • Clicks – Ficksburg pup1000 Shoprite Centre, Fontein Street & kerk Street, Ficksburg

Can You Buy Rain SIM Card From Pick n Pay?

No, you cannot buy a Rain SIM card from Pick n Pay.

Can I Buy Rain SIM Card From Checkers?

No, you cannot buy a Rain SIM card from Checkers.

You Can Order Your Rain SIM Card to Be Delivered To You

If you are willing to wait for your SIM card to get delivered to your doorstep, you don’t have to visit any pickup point. If you order the SIM card from Takealot or Mr. D Food, then you can choose any of their delivery options. If you are ordering from Mr. D Food, you should ensure that their delivery covers your preferred location.

How To Activate Rain SIM Card

Activate Rain SIM Card

After receiving your SIM card, you can proceed to activate the SIM. You can do this online and with your smartphone, laptop, or desktop. Here is are the steps involved:

  • Create an account
  • Choose your plan and verify your SIM
  • Register payment details
  • RICA the SIM – Please note that the RICA process is also online.

Here is how to go about the activation process:

  • Visit the official Rain website
  • Click on the menu bar
  • Click on ‘Activate SIM’
  • Click on the ‘Get Started’ button
  • Proceed with creating an account
  • Follow the prompts to complete the process

The documents you will need for the entire process include:

  • Proof of identity
  • Rain SIM card
  • Proof of address

How Much Is Rain SIM Card?

Rain SIM card costs R1. The SIM card is so cheap and can be afforded by almost anyone. However, to use the SIM, you will need to sign up for a package, and the packages range from R250 to R999. You can check these packages and their benefits from the Rain website.

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