BSNL MNP (Mobile Number Portability) is a facility for mobile users of any other network across India to join BSNL with best offers. It is the best facility without changing the current mobile number through a simple process at the residing location to enjoy BSNL mobile services. Mobile Number Portability (MNP) launched in India on 20th January 2011 and implemented by all the telecom network operators.
This BSNL MNP facility gives more and more convenience to GSM and CDMA customers to retain their mobile number across any operator. At first, MNP allows only in a single licensed service area. After that, MNP extended to all India and named as National MNP. With this NMNP, any customer of any state in India can easily retain their mobile number into another network.
Indian’s best telecom brand welcomes the mobile users from another network with BSNL MNP (Mobile Number Portability) by enabling them to retain their existing mobile number to Government’s owned company BSNL. It is also without additional charges and does not worry about a change of the mobile number of any state with BSNL MNP Offers.
At present BSNL mobile number portability online facility is not available, so anyone must continue with the manual process only. MNP customers also can enjoy BSNL prepaid recharge offers or postpaid services at best rates with free roaming across India. PSU the only operator offers the lowest tariff for voice and unlimited data in the present telecom market. Let’s have a look at BSNL MNP (mobile number portability) procedure.
How To Port My Number To BSNL
- At first, obtain Unique Porting Code (UPC) by sending an SMS to 1900 in the format ‘Port Space 10 digit mobile number”. Any customer of any state can follow the same (even BSNL customer also from one state to other).
- Ex: – PORT XXXXXXXXXX by sending an SMS to 1900. In the case of Jammu Kashmir pre-paid mobile subscriber to get UPC – call 1900 instead of sending SMS.
- After sending SMS, immediately your operator will send a UPC to your mobile number with an expiry date. The MNP code allotted to a subscriber shall be valid for fifteen days from the time of the request. After that, it expires automatically.
- Immediately after getting the MNP code, you have to visit the BSNL CSC (Customer Service Center) or authorized franchisee/ retailer for porting of your mobile number.
- Submit BSNL mobile number portability application available as regular CAF (Customer Application Form) at every point of sale.
- After submission of the BSNL MNP application form along with Proof of Address(POA) and Proof of identity(POI).
- The customer has to pay separate BSNL MNP porting fees for processing (Presently BSNL didn’t charge any fees for porting into BSNL. Port-in charges completely waived off, only actual SIM price levied).
- A new empty BSNL MNP SIM card will issue to the customer for activation of the BSNL MNP number.
- Then BSNL entered all your profile into their database and made a Tele-verification call on your contact number to confirm BSNL Mobile Number Portability (MNP).
- After that, upon approval of a porting request, the whole porting process will take a minimum of 3 days and a maximum of seven days for activation.
- Then, you are required to change your SIM card on your handset when the old operator got disconnected the number.
From Step 5 to Step 6, it is an old BSNL MNP process, where there is no EKYC facility.
At present BSNL follows the EKYC process, following digitalization. After getting the porting code, just approach any retailer or BSNL CSC and submit that to EKYC. So there is no requirement of BSNL MNP application form.
How To Track BSNL MNP Status
In the case of any problem, you will need to contact BSNL Portability Toll-Free Number. Also if you want to check BSNL MNP status before activation, just approach any CSC or dial call center.
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What can I do after activation of Porting connection in BSNL?
If you are a prepaid user, Recharge with any plan voucher of below-mentioned intends. It is to start BSNL voice and data services at lowest tariff. If you are the postpaid user, then it will be automatically activated with a new plan.
After Port-In to BSNL network, the client can use the sim card on any mobile handsets or net setters or any iPads, smartphones. Also, can use any of the latest BSNL prepaid/postpaid plans and STVs. It should be for voice, data or SMS. You can avail all available BSNL recharge offers today. With the above BSNL Mobile Number Portability (MNP) process, now you can know how to port mobile number from Idea to BSNL or Airtel to BSNL 3G or Jio to BSNL etc. So enjoy all BSNL MNP Offers 2018 only through BSNL MNP (Mobile Number Portability).
If MNP Number disconnected, What to do to get re connect?
BSNL MNP number will disconnect due to various reasons, some of the reasons are
- Automatically disconnect if number of connections exceeds 9 on a subscriber.
- If not recharged with in expiry date.
For the first case, just approach BSNL customer service center and ask disconnection reason for BSNL MNP number. If the case belongs to that, then request the authorities to process the Mobile number portability for same number with old UPC code of last porting on your family members name. Within 3-7 days of request, your BSNL MNP will get into activation with same mobile number.
In Second case, just check the date of expiry by dialing BSNL customer care or with USSD codes and recharge to get reconnect of BSNL MNP number immediately.