getting a phone on a tab with no credit history

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I'm a koodo monthly plan customer with no contract on any tab. Now I'm planning to get a phone with TAB M, I understand that they need to do a credit check but the problem is I don't have any credit card for my credit history. I'm already 9 months here in canada and 4 months koodo customer and I make sure that my bill from koodo is settled the same day I received my e-bill. Just want to know if they will allow me to get a tab eventho I still don't have credit history? also if I want to finish my contract earlier than 2 years can I just pay for the balance on my tab and request to unlock my phone so that I can use it outside canada? thanks :D
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Julius Montealegre

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Posted 4 years ago

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Sophia, Mobile Master

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It won't hurt to ask anyway, Julius. Koodo has been known to be rather lenient on credit checks and this might give you a chance to build up credit here. Visit a kiosk and see if you can get a phone on Tab M, who knows you may just get it :)

Koodo does not have contracts, if you leave Canada all you need to do is pay off the remaining Tab and the last month of service.
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Can't really say what criteria is used to determine credit worthiness but I will say Koodo is easier to deal with than other telcoms

As for your second question, you just need to pay off any remaining tab balance and any use above your plan limits after you get you unlock code. And you're free to go. You do need to call Customer service however to cancel.
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They should have been running a credit check on you already, if you are a monthly customer.
I agree it doesn't hurt you go to a kiosk and ask if you are qualify to get a phone on Tab M.
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Perfect! thanks for the answer everyone, I just want to get your opinion before I go to a kiosk because it's too far from home. Have a great day everyone XD

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