Switch to Aircel MNP Procedure

The procedure for Mobile Number Portability (MNP) allows you to switch to Aircel from your existing service provider without changing phone number. Before starting the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel procedure, make sure you are eligible for Mobile Number Portability (MNP).


Switch to Aircel | MNP Procedure

You are eligible to switch to Aircel if you meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The current mobile phone number connection is active for atleast 90 days old (counted from the date of new activation or the last port date)
  • There are no outstanding to be paid to the current service provider for this mobile phone number
  • There is no pending request for transfer of ownership on this mobile phone number
  • The request for porting to Aircel is within the same circle
  • Please note that if you are a prepaid subscriber, the prepaid balance amount of talk time, if any, will lapse at the time of MNP switching to Aircel
For Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel procedure, you will also need to have the required documents for switch to Aircel. To know more about the required Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel documents, click here: Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Documents.

Switch to Aircel

Following are the possibilities of switching to Aircel from other service providers:

Switch to Aircel from Idea

Switch to Aircel from Tata DOCOMO

Switch to Aircel from Tata Indicom

Switch to Aircel from Reliance CDMA

Switch to Aircel from Reliance GSM

Switch to Aircel from Reliance Jio

Switch to Aircel from Bharti Airtel

Switch to Aircel from Vodafone

Switch to Aircel from Loop Mobile

Switch to Aircel from BSNL CDMA

Switch to Aircel from BSNL GSM

Switch to Aircel from MTNL Dolphin

Switch to Aircel from MTS

Switch to Aircel from Videocon


Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel Procedure

The steps below explains the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel procedure in detail:
  • Visit a nearby Aircel store or retail outlet
  • Get Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) & Porting Form from Aircel store or retail outlet
  • From your mobile number you want to port, send this SMS to 1900 "PORT "
  • In response to the sent SMS you will receive an SMS reply back with your 8 digit Unique Porting Code (UPC)
  • Fill up the Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) & Porting Form from Aircel and include 1 Proof of ID, 1 Proof of Address and 1 Photograph (For postpaid mobile number portability, also include a copy of of the last bill from your current service provider)
  • Handover the form and documents to the executive at Aircel store or retail outlet
  • Choose a new plan you like to subscribe to with Aircel
  • Collect your new SIM card from the executive at Aircel store or retail outlet
  • Your submitted porting application and documents will be verified by Aircel
  • Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to Aircel application gets processed within 7 days
  • You will be intimated through SMS by Aircel about the date and time of porting
  • Your old SIM card will be deactivated within 1 hour of stated time of porting
  • Your new SIM card from Aircel will be activated within 2 hours of stated time of porting
  • Replace the old SIM card with the new SIM card from Aircel after the specified date and time

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) for other major Telecom Operators

To learn more about number portability, click here: Mobile Number Portability (MNP).
To use our free online Mobile Tracker, to trace mobile number basic details, click here: Mobile Tracker.

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