Many a times we feel that the mobile network we are using does not provide us satisfactory services or the packages offered by other mobile networks are better than our network. There was another problem that the mobile number you have been using is associated with you since your arrival in Saudi Arabia so you cannot change it. In other words you were left with no choices but not now. Recently Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in Saudi Arabia has allowed subscribers of one mobile network to move to another mobile network without changing mobile number. This is called Mobile Number Portability in Saudi Arabia. In the below paragraphs, we shall be discussing about the Procedure to Change Mobile Network without Changing Mobile Number in Saudi Arabia.
Procedure to Change Mobile Network without Changing Mobile Number in KSA
- Make sure that the mobile umber you are using is registered under your Iqama. You would not be able to port it if it is not registered with your name.
- First of all, make sure that you have used whole prepaid balance of your SIM card and paid off the mobile phone bill if you are using postpaid connection as I am not sure if you will be able to get this balance in new SIM. Here let’s assume you are using Mobily Network and you want to port your number to STC.
- Valid SIM Card
- Original Valid Iqama