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# 208780 27-Feb-2017 14:42
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Hi guys,

Couldn't find this info anywhere, but is a port from Skinny to Skinny Direct instant?

Just asking this as I'm looking to port over from Spark and I have a spare Skinny sim - don't really want to wait for a sim to get shipped in.

Thanks in advance.

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  # 1727159 27-Feb-2017 15:13
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Yes! If you have an active Skinny SIM, switching to Skinny Direct is instant, Basically on the Skinny Direct registration page, choose Keep my Number, Choose Skinny, Enter your Skinny number, It will send you a text with a verification code, enter the code on the web page and it's done.


Be aware you need your credit/debit card ready as it will be charged when you switch

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  # 1727205 27-Feb-2017 15:39
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Correct, this is covered in the terms when you swap. 


I have read the terms about changing from Skinny Mobile to Skinny Direct and I understand the effects of my request, including losing any remaining data, minutes, texts and credit on my Skinny Mobile account.
For terms & conditions, click here.


Skinny Mobile to Skinny Direct Switching Terms and Conditions




You must read this acknowledgement before accepting:


1. I am authorised to request the switch of the phone number to Skinny Direct.


2. I understand and agree that switching the above listed number to Skinny Direct will mean:


  • My Skinny Mobile SIM will be automatically converted to a Skinny Direct SIM.
  • My Skinny Mobile account will be deactivated and the associated methods of payment (credit/debit card) will be removed.
  • I will no longer be able to use the data, mins and txt services on my Skinny Mobile account.
  • If I have purchased a Skinny Mobile Top Up voucher, I will not be able to use it to top up my Skinny Mobile or Skinny Direct account.
  • I will no longer be able to use any Skinny Mobile Combos or Add-Ons that I’ve purchased.
  • I will lose any unused quotas (data, minutes, text) on my Skinny Mobile account.
  • I will lose any unused top-up credit on my Skinny Mobile account.
  • I will no longer be able to access the Skinny Mobile dashboard or the Skinny Mobile app.
  • Services provided by Skinny Mobile may not be available at Skinny Direct.
  • A $15 processing fee will apply if I choose to switch my number back to Skinny Mobile.
  • The switching process will be initiated immediately once I’ve completed the sign up for Skinny Direct.

3. I expressly authorise the listed phone number to be switched to Skinny Direct.


4. This Customer Authorisation is valid for 30 days from acceptance.


I agree to the above as account holder (or duly authorised representative), of the phone number.


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  # 1727307 27-Feb-2017 18:06
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Thanks all for the help !

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