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Identification requirements

Identification requirements

The following information must be provided to complete a new wireless activation.

  1. Legal name (full first name, middle initial and last name)
  2. Date of birth (must be the age of majority)
  3. Current Canadian address
  4. Valid contact phone number
  5. One of the following :
    • Canadian driver's license
    • Social insurance number + valid government-issued photo ID
    • Major Canadian credit card + valid government-issued photo ID

Valid government-issued photo ID consists of the following:

  • Canadian passport
  • Canadian citizenship card
  • Indian status identity card
  • British Columbia's combined driver's license and services card
  • Provincial photo ID (excluding Nunavut and Québec)
  • Foreign passport
  • Permanent resident card

If you have questions, you can contact Bell customer service or the Bell Accessibility services centre before activating or updating your account.