PAN India largest Landline subscriber base telecom service provider, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has reintroduced the shifting charges for External Shifting of BSNL Landline Connection including Broadband Services and Name Transfer charges of telephone connection for all the Rural and Urban areas across the country on Pan India basis.

BSNL Shifting Charges

In earlier BSNL has charged Rs.600 per shift, in view of more services to customer, BSNL has not charging any-kind of charges for Shifting of Landline connection and Name Transfer, at anywhere across the country, but now BSNL has reintroduced the charges for Name Transfer at Rs.200 per occasion and Shifting of Landline connection at Rs.300 per shift, due to huge increase in operational cost.

BSNL Landline / Broadband Shifting and Name Transfer Charges

Name of ServiceCharges
External shifting of Landline ConnectioinRs. 300/- per shift
Name Transfer of Telephone ConnectionRs. 200/- per occasion

BSNL Landline/Broadband Customers, those who wants to transfer the name from one to another shall submit the duly filled prescribed application form available at BSNL Authorities along with submission of necessary Proof of Identity and Proof of Address.

BSNL has not revised the charges for change of Landline and Broadband Plans. BSNL has also clarified that the new shifting charges which are introduced shall be effective from 5th April 2013, and applicable to where the request for shifting of subscriber’s landline is complied within a period of 15 days from the date of receipt of request from the customer, and there is no charges, in case the shift is not completed within 15 days.


  1. On what basis can i ask for a refund of shifting charges for telephone shifting carried out after a period of nearly five months


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here