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Verizon Prepaid


Save $35 with no activation fee. No credit check required.

Bring your
own device.

Find the right plan for you.

Keep your existing number and save more, starting with no fee or credit check.

Enroll in Auto Pay to save $10/mo per line.

Or save over time with our loyalty discount program.

15 GB

First month for $45/mo


/mo with Auto Pay
  • Mobile Hotspot from plan allowance

Save $20/mo on each line after the 1st line.


First month for $60/mo


/mo with Auto Pay
  • 5 GB Mobile Hotspot

​Save $20/mo on each line after the 1st line.

Unlimited Plus

First month for $70/mo


/mo with Auto Pay
  • 5G Ultra Wideband

  • 50 GB premium network access

  • 25 GB premium Mobile Hotspot

  • Global Choice at no additional cost for 1 country/mo

Have questions?
We’ve got answers.

What phones can I use with Verizon prepaid service?

If you want to buy a new prepaid phone, go to our Prepaid phones page to see all the prepaid phones available. Otherwise, visit a Verizon store or your local retailer.

Check our Bring Your Own Device page to see if you can use a phone you already have (including Apple® iPhone®).

Add a device to your existing prepaid account.

How do I get a Prepaid plan for a smartwatch I already own?

If your're choosing a Prepaid Connected plan for a smarwatch you already own, you can get the plans through the smartwatch app on your phone. Once you confirm your smartwatch compatibility, download the watch app on your smartphone via the store on your smartphone to start the activation process. You'll be asked to:

  1. Select either the Unlimited Standalone Prepaid or the Unlimited Number Share Prepaid plan.
  2. Follow the prompts to set up service for your new smartwatch.

You can Contact Us or visit a Verizon retail store for support.

Can I call international locations with my prepaid service?

Yes, you can use your prepaid phone to make calls to international locations at your per-minute rate plus the per-minute charges found on the Prepaid International Calling page.

If you frequently call other countries, we offer:

  • Global Choice for our $70 Unlimited Plus Prepaid Plan. Get unlimited calls to one country/month and discounted rates to 220+ countries
  • Select prepaid smartphone plans that include calls to Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the US Virgin Islands
  • Prepaid International Calling plans that you can add to your prepaid plan for a set monthly fee

International networks change frequently, so certain locations may not be available at all times. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Unlimited night/weekend minutes don't apply to international calls.

How much data do I need with my prepaid plan?

How much data you need depends on what you do with your connected devices. Here are some examples (not your actual usage):

Usage habits Recommended data amount per device
You mostly talk and text, but use social media occasionally Less than 5 GB/month
You stream music, upload photos on social media and browse the internet 5 - 10 GB/month
You stream video and are always online 10+ GB/month

If you already have a Verizon prepaid plan, see your usage details for actual numbers.

You can change your plan or add data using My Verizon.

Note: Data usage for mobile hotspot devices depends on how many devices are connected to it and what they're doing. Usage could be 30 GBs or more if 3 devices are streaming music or video.

Is 5G available on prepaid service?

Yes, you get 5G access with our current prepaid plans*.

5G Ultra Wideband* is only included with these prepaid plans:

  • $70 Prepaid Unlimited Plus smartphone plan
  • 100 GB Prepaid Data Plan
  • 150 GB Prepaid Data Plan

Note: Talk & Text plan is limited to 2G data speeds only.

*5G Ultra Wideband access requires a 5G-capable device inside the 5G Ultra Wideband Coverage Area. Includes 4K UHD streaming on capable devices.