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  • 10 April 2022
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Hey guys

I need to know how I can create and get an ID number and sim, I am from south africa so I currently dont have any working UK sims or phone numbers…

how can i go about making an account (I’m staying in England for 6 months)



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Hey @jmfouche, you need to be a permanent UK resident with 3 years of address history in order to sign up for a SIM-only or handset plan.

The only thing you’d be eligible for is a Pay As You Go SIM. You can pick these up from Currys stores, or online here.


Thank you,



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