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Hi I tried to apply for a koodo plan but unfortunately they did now allow me because I am just new in town and no credit history yet..does it really matter even I have my id's? They want me to stay here at least 6mos before I can get a plan..the sad part is, some of my friends did get a fone and plan even not yet 6mos here and no credit history also..

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You don't need to stay at least 6 months but recent moves to Canada can affect your eligibility for subsidy. The system will basically just tell the rep what the result is. It could be any # of things on your credit file: if you owe another carrier money, if you have had bad payment history, etc. Where did you go to try activating? What IDs do you have? Worst case scenario is you can go on prepaid since there's no credit needed, but you'll have to pay all of your phone upfront.
Tnx for that Jonathan..i tried in petron communications in dawsons bc, i have my bc id and passport..maybe ill just try talking to them again now that i have my credit card and starting buildig my credit history.
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Kristine Ubalde wrote:

Tnx for that Jonathan..i tried in petron communications in dawsons bc, i have my bc id and passpo...

Read my reply (last post) on this thread Kristine. That will work. http://community.koodomobile.com/koodo/topics/new_in_canada_credit_check Here is the Scotiabank info. http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/0,,2468,00.html

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