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Mobile Number Portability from Airtel

20th January 2015  •   62  comments
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Airtel MNP.  The process of porting Airtel mobile number to another Mobile operator is so simple & easy.
Just follow the below 4-steps simple process to port successfully:

  1. Know your Mobile Number Porting eligibility

    • Call the customer-care of the new Mobile operator you wish to port and understand their pre-requisites, documents required and terms & conditions. You can read these in their CAF (Customer Application Form) or ask their executive.
    • If you wish to port-out, fill the CAF & Porting Form. To fill these forms, you will need Unique Porting Code.
  2. Get UPC (Unique Porting Code)

    • Send SMS in below format to obtain UPC from Airtel:
      • PORT xxxxxxxxxx to 1900. Replace X’s with your 10-digit Airtel mobile number.
    • If you are from Jammu & Kashmir and a pre-paid subscriber, call 1900 to get the UPC.
    • Airtel will provide an auto generated 8 digits UPC; first two characters are alphabets & rest of six is numerical characters.
  3. Mobile Number Porting request

    • Submit the duly filled CAF & Porting Form to your new mobile operator. Below details are mandatory for MNP:
      • UPC (Unique Porting Code)
      • Documents required by your new Mobile Operator
      • Last bill paid receipt from Airtel, if you are a post-paid subscriber
    • Get new SIM card from your new Mobile operator.
    • Your new Mobile operator may charge Rs. 19/- as porting charges.
    • Note: You can cancel MNP request only within 24 hours from submitting the CAF & Porting Form. Read Airtel MNP FAQ’s.
  4. Activation of your ported Mobile number

    • If your porting request from Airtel is accepted, your new Mobile operator will confirm the same in 3-4 working days.
    • Your new Mobile operator will inform you the date & time of when the porting will happen, by SMS.
    • On 7th Working day, you will be ported to your new Mobile operator. If you are from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam & North East, it will be on 15th working day.
    • There will be about 2-4 hours service disruption during the porting process, mostly during night only.
    • Replace your current Airtel SIM card with new SIM card provided by your new Mobile operator.

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  1. Mahesh Reddy Atla on 23rd Jan' 15Reply

    I submitted the documents to airtel to port from idea on 13-01-2015.. still no progress…. how can i check the port status… ANDHRA PRADESH

    • TelecomDiary on 24th Jan' 15Reply

      Hello Mahesh,

      Airtel will provide the status on your porting request.

  2. sai kumar on 18th Nov' 14Reply

    how can i check MNP status in Online

    • TelecomDiary on 18th Nov' 14Reply

      Hello Sai Kumar,

      Contact your operator customer care.

  3. sai kumar on 18th Nov' 14Reply

    How can i check mnp status

    • TelecomDiary on 18th Nov' 14Reply

      Hello Sai Kumar,

      Contact your operator customer care.

  4. kari on 4th Nov' 14Reply

    Mene apna loop se airtel port kiya hai ab usko activate karne k liye konse customer care number pe call karna padega..number kya hai

  5. prabhu on 21st Jul' 14Reply

    hi, I had submitted docs on 14 july, still no progress. where could i check the status of MNP of my number?

    • TelecomDiary on 23rd Jul' 14Reply

      Hello Prabhu,

      Call the mobile operator customer care, you have submitted the documents to port. They will help you out with required information & update.
      Read MNP FAQ’s for more information.

      • prabhu on 23rd Jul' 14Reply

        Thanks for reply. Could you give me airtel & tata docomo customer care numbers. I m porting from docomo to airtel.

        • TelecomDiary on 23rd Jul' 14Reply

          Hello Prabhu,

          From your DoCoMo call 1860-266-5555 to talk to DoCoMo customer care team.
          For Airtel, let us know from which state you are !

          • prabhu on 23rd Jul' 14Reply

            Thanks.. TamilNadu

            • TelecomDiary on 24th Jul' 14Reply

              Hello Prabhu,

              Call this number 9952434865.

              • prabhu on 24th Jul' 14Reply

                May I know whose number is this?

                • TelecomDiary on 14th Aug' 14Reply

                  Hello Prabhu,

                  It Vasim Unissa from Airtel, Tamilnadu.

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