new sim(INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER)

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I'm an international student,new to Vancouver i want a sim card what is required,what type of ID is required and documentation.?
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kay

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Mathieu, Mobile Master

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Hi Kay,

You will need to go with a prepaid plan, simply go to a Koodo kiosk in a mall and purchase a new prepaid SIM card for your phone. 20$, no ID required and you get the 20$ back as an activation credit when you setup your new account online.
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Papaxiong Boots

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Hi Kay! If you want a postpaid SIM card, carriers will do a credit check. Since you are new here and you don't have any credit history, carriers may ask you to deposit $100 before giving you a postpaid deal. $100 will be a credit on your bill. Just bring your passport and study permit to the kiosk.
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Daniel, Employee

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Hello Kay, 

Just to clarify, Koodo does not offer monthly accounts with a deposit.

We may need to apply a $200 Spending Limit on your account after a credit check. However as Mathieu says, you need Canadian ID to activate a monthly account with us. Here's more info on the ID's required: http://koo.do/LRgn8M

Hope that helps :)  
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BobTheElectrician

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Best to verify how you expect to pay your bill as well. Some folks have stated that international credit cards (not issued by a Canadian bank) are not easily accepted.
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Ahmad

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They are easily accepted, international customers wanting to use their international credit card for payment just need to call into Koodo and register their card with Koodo :)

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