Do I have to be 18 in Ontario to purchase a phone under my name?

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I am 17 years old and would like to purchase a phone under my name. Do I have to be 18 to do this, or may I purchase the phone now?
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You must be 18. You can still sign up for prepaid though.
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Postpaid (Tab system/monthly plans): yes, also requires 2 pieces of ID, one of which needs to be DL, SIN, or Canadian credit card to perform a credit check.

Prepaid: nope, this is open to anyone and doesn't require credit, since you pay upfront before using anything.

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