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Can I get a contract?

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I have no credit history even when I have tried to do a free online credit check it's come back with 'we couldn't find anything'. I can't even get a Debenhams card so I am pretty much screwed. I haven't got bad credit because I am like the most sensible person and always pay as you go and never use store cards. I want to build up credit obviously so would I be able to if I get a contract and would I be accepted?

 

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Hi @Anonymous You may be able to get a contract but O2 would require an upfront payment.

Probably best to do this instore I would imagine.

Or you could ring customer services (don't use live chat) https://www.o2.co.uk/contactus

PS it's always best to build up some type of credit history. This is the marker that companies use to check

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Hi @Anonymous You may be able to get a contract but O2 would require an upfront payment.

Probably best to do this instore I would imagine.

Or you could ring customer services (don't use live chat) https://www.o2.co.uk/contactus

PS it's always best to build up some type of credit history. This is the marker that companies use to check

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You're more likely to get accepted for a sim only tariff to help build up your credit rating.
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Oh well I guess that's useful so it's not like a contract for 12 months? Thanks

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first off try the 30d sim deal as that is less risk and more chance of getting. Then build up over 6 months.

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I have a sim only contract. Mine is for 12months. Although they are available for 30days.. @Anonymous

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Just make sure you make payment on time every month and it will soon build up your rating.
If you take a 12 month sim only you can apply for a full phone contract after 3 months.
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Anonymous
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Thanks everyone for your help I will go to the store tomorrow and see what they can offer me but I jsut have a feeling I will get refused because of no credit history and the more times you get refused the worse it becomes.

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Hello @Anonymous, welcome to the O2 community! 

Maybe @Wa10 guide O2 Credit Files & "Credit Scores" - What does it all mean? can help! 

Let us know how it goes thumbsup

 

Thanks @MI5@Cleoriff and @chrisymon for all your help heartHero

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