can I change the name on the account and keep the number

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I have been paying my sons cell phone bill monthly for the past year. He is now capable of paying on his own and wants to keep the number, Can I change the name on the account and set up payments for him with his own credit card
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Posted 3 years ago

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Yes, but you'd have to request a transfer from your account to his own. He needs to be of legal age (18 or 19, depending on where you live) and the fee will be a one time $25. Just visit any store with your son - have him take 2 pieces of ID and they'll transfer the account to him :)
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Not sure how much you guys call, but you will lose the family calling with transfer ownership. Why not just have him setup auto payment and pay his own portion for now?
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Yup, that's what I was gonna suggest. Although on the flip side of the coin, transferring the account under his name gives him responsibility and builds up credit if he keeps paying on time.
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thank you to all that responded. There is no family plan just one phone that I was paying while he was in school. He is working now I will take him to the nearest store and make the change/ Thanks to all

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