Check LIC Policy Status: If you have a policy, you might want to check your LIC policy status, due premium, loan on policy and so on. The good news is that now, you can check all the information on your mobile phone by SMS. This is free service but your mobile operator may charge per short code sms as per your tariff plan. SMS inquiry will give the required information in seconds on your mobile phone.

Check LIC Policy Status by SMS

Here are the Pension Policy shortcodes for your reference:

LICPension <Policy-No>[STAT/ECDUE/ANNPD/PDTHRU/AMOUNT/CHQRET] and Send it To 56677

If you want to check your Individual Pension policy (IPP) status then you need to type LICPension 88888888 STAT and send it to 56677 (88888888 is just an example, you need to replace with your LIC policy number.

Full form of above terms are:

  1. IPP Policy Status, (STAT)
  2. Existence Certificate Due, (ECDUE)
  3. Last Annuity Released Date, (ANNPD)
  4. Annuity Payment thru (CHQ/ECS/NEFT) (PDTHRU)
  5. Annuity Amount (AMOUNT)
  6. Cheque Return Information (CHQRET)

If you want to check Individual policy details through SMS then Type:


Check LIC Policy status by sms


You can get following details through SMS:

  • Premium – Installment premium under policy
  • Revival – If policy is lapsed, Revival amount payable
  • Bonus – Amount of Bonus vested
  • Loan – Amount available as Loan
  • NOM – Details of Nomination

Alternatively, you can call LIC customer care no. 1251 form MTNL/BSNL or login to LIC website to check LIC policy details online. Apart from these, if you have smartphone you can download the App and check the status anytime anywhere at your convenient time. There are various other ways you to check the status. For example if you have a dedicated agent, you can contact your agent and enquire about it. Or you may pay a visit to your nearest branch and inquire.