Family Discount

5G Xi "crossy" FOMA

Domestic calls between family*1 members are free*2.
This service is applicable to family members living away from you and distant relatives. You can make a Family Discount group of up to 20 lines with relatives of up to the third degree in relation to the main line subscriber.

  • The definition of third-degree relatives specified by DOCOMO as the applicable range for Family Discount includes relationships in which both parties have the intention to marry and live together as a married couple (common-law marriages, same-sex partners, etc.) in addition to legally married couples.
  • Application : Required

Applicable Billing Plans

Customers with any of the following 5G, Xi "crossy", and FOMA billing plans can apply for Family Discount.

  • Billing Plans (5G Gigaho, etc.)
  • Billing Plans (Gigaho, etc.)
  • Hajimete Sumaho Plan
  • ahamo
  • Basic Plans
  • Xi billing plans
  • FOMA billing plans (except for FOMA Ubiquitous Plan)
  • When using 5G/Xi service, you can apply for Family Discount but some discounts such as the basic monthly charge discount and landline call discount are not applicable. The subscription line is included in the count for the number of lines within the Family Discount group.
  • When using ahamo, you can apply for Family Discount but will not be able to receive benefits such as free domestic calls between family members. In such cases, your line is still counted as one of the lines in the Family Discount group.
  • FOMA Ubiquitous Plans (Otayori Photo Plan, etc.), FOMA flat-rate data communications dedicated plans, and Xi data communications dedicated plans are not applicable.
  • Billing Plans (5G Gigaho, etc.) refer to 5G Gigaho Premier, 5G Gigaho, 5G Gigalight, and 5G Data Plus.
  • Billing Plans (Gigaho, etc.) refer to Gigaho Premier, Gigaho, Gigalight, Keitai Plan, Data Plus, and Kids Keitai Plan.
  • Basic Plans refer to Kake-hodai Plan, Kake-hodai Light Plan, Simple plan, Kids Keitai Plus, Data Plan, Device Plus.

Discount Details

Domestic calls between family members are free

Subscribing to an applicable billing plan and applying for Family Discount makes domestic calls to family members*1 free 24 hours a day*2.

  • Calls made from an ahamo subscription line are not free. Calls are free if they are made from the same Family Discount group line subscribed to an eligible billing plan, such as DOCOMO's Giga plan, to an ahamo subscription line.
  • DOCOMO's Giga plan is a generic term for 5G Gigaho Premier, 5G Gigaho, 5G Gigalight, Gigaho Premier, Gigaho and Gigalight.
  • Customers who are currently subscribed to Hearty Discount, Fami-wari MAX50, New Ichinen Discoun (for 10 years or longer use), or Type Xi Plan Ninen are also eligible for this discount.
  • You will be charged ¥22 (incl. tax) every 30 seconds for a domestic call to any person other than a family member *2.
  • Does not apply to some charges including outgoing/incoming calls using WORLD WING.

Discounts and benefits for FOMA subscribers

FOMA service subscribers can save on basic charges and communications charges for voice calls and i-mode emails made within the same Family Discount group.

Applicable Range of Family Members

This service can also be used by parents and children who are not living in the same house. Relatives within the third degree of kinship can form a Family Discount group regardless of whether or not they live together.

It is also easy to apply for an additional Family Discount line*3.
Up to 20 lines anywhere within Japan can receive this discount. You can specify different billing addresses or different bank accounts for payment.

  • The definition of third-degree relatives specified by DOCOMO as the applicable range for Family Discount includes relationships in which both parties have the intention to marry and live together as a married couple (common-law marriages, same-sex partners, etc.) in addition to legally married couples.
  • Monthly bills etc. sent to the representative line subscriber include numbers for all lines within the Family Discount group.

Diagram of third-degree relatives

Diagram of third-degree relativesDiagram of third-degree relatives
  • The definition of third-degree relatives specified by DOCOMO as the applicable range for Family Discount includes relationships in which both parties have the intention to marry and live together as a married couple (common-law marriages, same-sex partners, etc.) in addition to legally married couples.

Other Discounts that Provide Savings for Families

The following indicate other discounts that are applied when the conditions are met within the same Family Discount group.

Minna DOCOMO Wari

If you are subscribed to an applicable billing plan, you will receive a discount of up to ¥1,100 (incl. tax) from monthly charges for each line according to the number of applicable voice call lines in the same Family Discount group.

docomo Hikari set discount

If you are subscribed to both a docomo Smartphone and docomo Hikari, you can receive a discount on the monthly charges for DOCOMO's Giga plan or Packet Pack.

How to Apply

You can apply at a docomo Shop. If you apply by PC, smartphone, docomo Feature Phone or phone, you will be sent an application form by post to fill in and then send back.

Notes

Refer to the following for information on services that cannot be used at the same time as Family Discount, charges to which the discount does not apply, and notes on use.
Please be sure to read the notes before applying.


  1. Family indicates within the same Family Discount group.
  2. Additional charges are incurred for SMS, connection services of other companies such as 0570 and 0180, Special Numbers 188, 104 directory assistance fees, satellite phones/satellite marine phones, telephone numbers designated by DOCOMO (telephone numbers for connections for long periods of time or high volumes of communication for a certain continued period through mechanical calls, etc.), etc.
  3. The relationship with Family Discount main line subscriber will be verified. For a person with a different address from the main line subscriber, the consent of the main line subscriber and the sub line subscriber needs to be verified by letter of consent or over the phone.
  • Family Discount takes effect on the day of application (billed from the following month).
  • Discounts to voice/data communications charges are applied immediately after application.
  • The "Xi data communications dedicated plans" and "FOMA flat-rate data communications dedicated plans" mentioned on this page refer to the following.
    [FOMA flat-rate data communications dedicated plans]
    Flat-Rate Data Plan Flat, Flat-Rate Data Plan Standard2 Value, Flat-Rate Data Plan Standard2, Flat-Rate Data Plan Standard Value, Flat-Rate Data Plan Standard, Flat-Rate Data Plan 128K Value, Flat-Rate Data Plan 128K, Flat-Rate Data Plan HIGH-SPEED Value, Flat-Rate Data Plan HIGH-SPEED
    [Xi data communications dedicated plans]
    Xi Data Plan Flat Ninen, Xi Data Plan Flat, Xi Data Plan2 Ninen, Xi Data Plan2, Xi Data Plan Ninen, Xi Data Plan, Xi Data Plan Light Ninen, Xi Data Plan Light
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