Keep your existing number

Transfer your existing 01, 02, 03 or 08 number to SwitchboardFREE

If you have an existing business number with another provider that you would like to retain, we offer a FREE porting in service. This means you can transfer your number easily to us to fully benefit from the full range of SwitchboardFREE features for your business, without having to change your number.

SwitchboardFREE has number porting agreements with all major telecomms providers which means we are able to transfer your number in as little as 7 working days* totally free of charge.

Transfer your number to us

The porting process

The porting process is an industry standard process outlined and regulated by Ofcom which is followed by all telecoms companies, find out more. This ensures the smooth transfer of numbers between telecoms providers so that you don't experience any loss of service on your number with functionality instantly being transferred from your existing provider to SwitchboardFREE.

We will handle the process for you, we just need you to do the following.

Ensure there are no outstanding bills with your existing supplier

Fill in the Customer Details section of the form

Enter number(s) to be ported

Sign, date and print the form on company letterhead

Return the porting form to us either via email or post

You will receive notification from both ourselves and your current provider confirming your porting request as well as the date that the port will take place.

Get in touch to find out more or to start your porting process

For further advice call us on 0203 189 1213 or check our porting frequently asked questions

* This is based on a single number with no additional line features from the point that a valid porting form is submitted. more complex scenarios (e.g. multiple phone numbers) may take slightly longer.