Switch to BSNL GSM MNP Procedure

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


Switch to BSNL GSM | MNP Procedure

You are eligible to switch to BSNL GSM 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 BSNL GSM 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 BSNL GSM
For Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to BSNL GSM procedure, you will also need to have the required documents for switch to BSNL GSM. To know more about the required Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to BSNL GSM documents, click here: Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Documents.

Switch to BSNL GSM

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

Switch to BSNL GSM from Aircel

Switch to BSNL GSM from Idea

Switch to BSNL GSM from Tata DOCOMO

Switch to BSNL GSM from Tata Indicom

Switch to BSNL GSM from Reliance CDMA

Switch to BSNL GSM from Reliance GSM

Switch to BSNL GSM from Reliance Jio

Switch to BSNL GSM from Bharti Airtel

Switch to BSNL GSM from Vodafone

Switch to BSNL GSM from Loop Mobile

Switch to BSNL GSM from BSNL CDMA

Switch to BSNL GSM from MTNL Dolphin

Switch to BSNL GSM from MTS

Switch to BSNL GSM from Videocon


Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to BSNL GSM Procedure

The steps below explains the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to BSNL GSM procedure in detail:
  • Visit a nearby BSNL GSM store or retail outlet
  • Get Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) & Porting Form from BSNL GSM 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 BSNL GSM 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 BSNL GSM store or retail outlet
  • Choose a new plan you like to subscribe to with BSNL GSM
  • Collect your new SIM card from the executive at BSNL GSM store or retail outlet
  • Your submitted porting application and documents will be verified by BSNL GSM
  • Mobile Number Portability (MNP) to BSNL GSM application gets processed within 7 days
  • You will be intimated through SMS by BSNL GSM 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 BSNL GSM will be activated within 2 hours of stated time of porting
  • Replace the old SIM card with the new SIM card from BSNL GSM 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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