Mobile Number Portability MNP for Airtel
Airtel Mobile Number Portability (MNP):
Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is a service that allows you to switch over to another mobile service provider while retaining your existing mobile phone number. With MNP you can now keep your mobile number and also enjoy the best of services with other network without needing to inform all your contacts about your new number.
So who is eligible for MNP? Any customer who has been using their connection for more than 90 days and has paid up all postpaid bills (if applicable). Other criteria can be viewed on the website www.trai.gov.in
How do I join Airtel keeping the same number?
You can do it online at http://www.airtel.in/mnp/
Fill an online form at above link
Send your details by filling up a form & they’ll contact you shortly.
Walk into airtel store
Visit store to move to airtel in just 5 easy steps.
Step 1. SMS PORT to 1900
Step 2. Walk into an airtel store at the location you plan to move to
Step 3. Fill the Subscriber Enrollment Form and submit your ID & address proof documents
Step 4. Collect your new SIM from the store and insert it in your phone once your old SIM disconnects*
Step 5. Dial 59059 upon seeing signal bars in your handset for tele-verification
That’s it. You are all set to enjoy the smartphone network with the same number in your new city.
*You will receive an SMS confirming the approximate time when your old SIM will stop working.
Give Airtel a call at 18001031111and they will help you make the switch.