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Prepaid Cell Phones and Rate Plans

Top reasons to choose Bell for Prepaid:

  • Canada’s best national network1

  • Conveniently activate your SIM card or eSIM online

  • No long-term commitment, credit check or monthly bill

  • Canada-wide, U.S. and international text, picture and video messages included in most plans

  • Manage your account directly from your device 24/7: easily add features, view your account balance and more

Bell is the first Canadian carrier to offer prepaid eSIM activations online when you bring your own phone.

Get up to 500 MB bonus data per month. for 12 months when you sign up for Allowance or Automatic Allowance Top-Up on eligible plans.2

How does it work?

1. Select a phone

Choose to bring your own phone or pick one of our prepaid ones.

2. Activate your SIM card or eSIM online

A SIM card is a physical card that inserts into your mobile device, while an eSIM is a digital SIM that’s built into certain devices. Both allow you to access Bell’s mobile network with the rate plan of your choice. See the list of eSIM-compatible devices.

SIM card

What do I need to activate my physical SIM?
Activate my SIM card now


What do I need to activate my eSIM?
Activate my eSIM now

3. Top up your account

To keep things easy, register to one of our Automatic top-up options using your credit card or bank account.

How to top up funds in my prepaid phone account?

Ready to get started?

Choose to bring your own phone or pick one of our prepaid ones.

Bring your own phone

To use your own phone on Bell's network, you need to order a SIM card from Bell and select the desired plan.

Buy a SIM card now

ZTE Blade A7P - Prepaid




TCL 303 - Prepaid




ZTE Cymbal 2 - Prepaid




ZTE Blade A3+ - Prepaid




*Internet traffic management practices (ITMP) for Bell Mobility. Speed and signal strength may vary due to traffic, topography, environmental conditions and other factors, like Bell’s management of network resources, using methods which include Internet traffic management practices. See

Pricing and offers subject to change without notice. Available with compatible devices, within network coverage areas available from Bell Mobility; see Long distance and roaming charges may apply outside your local area. Some services (such as Pay-Per-Use) require a min. positive balance or they are suspended. Prepaid funds are non-refundable. Prepaid funds will be restored if you Top Up your account within 7 days of their expiry. Activation and account set-up fees notified at the time of activation may apply to Prepaid activations. Taxes extra. Other conditions apply.