Will it be enough to provide my credit card info for purchasing a new cell phone? (but not card itself)

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I am planning to buy a new cell phone with koodo plan, but currently i don't have my credit card and no sin number. If I have my credit card number (without 3 numbers on the back side of credit card) and my bank info, will it be enough to purchase a cell phone?
I have prepaid account with koodo. 
Please, suggest me how I can purchase a cell phone in my case. Need a cell phone asap!
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Posted 8 months ago

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Allan, Mobile Master

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Here is what is needed to sign up for postpaid:
https://www.koodomobile.com/help/cred...

If you wish to stay on prepaid you can buy an unlocked phone to use with Koodo. There are plenty online, used, etc that you can find.
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So, if I provide my driver license instead of SIN and credit card, will it be enough to purchase new cell phone?
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So long as you also have one of the other options listed in the link Allan provided.
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You need to have either your SIN card or a credit card plus valid photo ID (refer to the link provided by Allan) if purchasing at a store. You have to have the actual cards with you - numbers alone can not be accepted. These are fraud prevention measures.
So, if I provide my driver license instead of SIN and credit card, will it be enough to purchase new cell phone?
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Your drivers license alone will not be enough to run a credit check. You will also need to provide one of the following:

Canadian SIN card
Canadian Credit Card
Valid Passport (Canadian or foreign)
Work Visa
Department of Defense ID
Permanent Resident Card
Native Indian Status Card
CNIB Card
Valid Provincial/Territorial Photo ID (government-issued)
Possession and Acquisition License (PAL)
Oh, nice! So I have my driver license and my foreign passport! That is mean that I can purchase a new cell phone based on monthly payment. Thank you guys for responding fast!
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If purchasing online you will need the 3 digit CSC code on the back of the card though and if purchasing at the store you will need the actual credit card like Ivan stated as well as the ID Timo stated. Just putting this again because to me it seems you didn't understand fully with your last message.