Prepaid for non Canada resident?

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Hello everyone so I’m not a Canadian resident, I come here for school from the USA. Can I get a Koodo prepaid plan? I know contracts require credit checks and I can’t. What about prepaid plans were I bring my phone? Does that require anything?
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Posted 3 months ago

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Dinh, Mobile Master

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Hi,
You only need your name and a Canadian address (temporary) to activate your prepaid Koodo SIM. No need to worry about credit check.
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Dennis, Mobile Master

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However you will need a way to purchase top up voucher if you do not have a canadian credit card.

You will have to purchase them from these places
https://www.koodomobile.com/prepaid-vouchers
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And, your phone needs to be unlocked.
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BobTheElectrician

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Your phone should be GSM unlocked and AT&T or T-Mobile compatible. Verizon and other CDMA gear will not work.
Thanks everyone, it’s a Koodo phone already got it from a friend of mine. So I don’t need to be a resident to get the prepaid line?
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Mats

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No you don't need to be a resident for prepaid. You just need a way to pay as Dennis mentioned.
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TJ Smith

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you can even put : Bob Square-pants as a name when activating your prepaid line online. The only thing that matters is a valid email address for the self-service.