Any recs on how purchase a Singapore SIM card from overseas?

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Any recs on how purchase a Singapore SIM card from overseas?

Post by Badhairday » Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:26 am

From what I can tell I need to be in the country....

Does anyone know of any provider/website where I can purchase a Singapore SIM card even though I am not in the country?

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Re: Any recs on how purchase a Singapore SIM card from overs

Post by intellectualsmuse » Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:30 am

Badhairday wrote:From what I can tell I need to be in the country....

Does anyone know of any provider/website where I can purchase a Singapore SIM card even though I am not in the country?

TIA
Unlikely. However, you can purchase a SIM once you're at Changi airport-both Starhub and Singtel sell prepaid SIM cards at some money changer outlets there.
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Re: Any recs on how purchase a Singapore SIM card from overs

Post by ecureilx » Sat, 15 Oct 2011 12:22 pm

Badhairday wrote:From what I can tell I need to be in the country....

Does anyone know of any provider/website where I can purchase a Singapore SIM card even though I am not in the country?

TIA
Even pre-paid cards must be registered .. and the simple answer is NO, unless you are here .. in person, and present your passport / identification

Though you can buy 'virtual' land line numbers .. like the virtual US numbers ..

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Post by globalte » Sun, 16 Oct 2011 2:06 pm

Hi, no. But you can however ask your friend to register on your behalf and send it to you. I did that last time when i was in UK.

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Post by ecureilx » Sun, 16 Oct 2011 3:24 pm

globalte wrote:Hi, no. But you can however ask your friend to register on your behalf and send it to you. I did that last time when i was in UK.
And once i did it for somebody and got called up by the cops. .. not going to get into the details, but .. that somebody was innocent as well ..

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