Your cellphone contract rights

What are my rights?

Can I back out of a cellphone contract after signing it?
  • Yes
  • No

When you get a cellphone, you’re buying two things: the phone handset and the cellphone service. For the service — which is what lets you use the phone — most people sign a contract with a cellphone service provider. Learn your rights for this type of contract. 

What you should know

The next step

Ready to take action? We walk you through how to negotiate with a cellphone provider.

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2021
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

People's team, People's Law School

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