Buying a phone in a different place than where you live

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Hi, I was wondering if you were to buy a phone in a different province then where you live, could you get a phone number for your province or would you have one from wherever you were?
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Chloe Mutch

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Mathieu, Mobile Master

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Hi Chloe,

Yes it is totally possible! The reps at the kiosk will be able to assist you. Please note you will have to get a plan from your province instead of a plan from the province you are located in.
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Your plan (+ taxes) goes with the area code you choose for your number, regardless of where you actually live or obtained the phone.

There are no special Chinese Koodo plans if your bought your phone overseas.

You will pay local taxes according to your billing address for re-connect fees or other non-plan charges, such as on-line purchase of equipment.