How to Switch Number to Another Network KSA
In Saudi Arabia, you can easily transfer your mobile number from one network provider to another. For example, if you are using the Zain number you can switch to STC, Mobily, Friendi, or Virgin network anytime you want. Thanks to CITC (The Communications and Information Technology Commission) for allowing switching between networks in Saudi Arabia.
Procedure to Transfer Mobile Number to Another Network
Upon landing in Saudi Arabia, you have got a sim card from a network. Thus you are not that aware of how good the network in Saudi Arabia. However, after some time if you are satisfied with services offered by your current network provider, Zain, STC, Mobily, etc. Then you can easily switch to another network for free.
For your formation at this time, you can switch to Zain, Mobily, or STC network in KSA. Because these are the only network that offers sim porting. However, the overall process is completely free of any charges.
The steps you need to follow
If you want to port your mobile number to Zain, STC, or Mobily network in KSA. Then you will need to visit their office. Thus don’t forget to take your valid Iqama ID card and your sim card (from the one you’re porting). Just request them that you want to change to their network and they will do the rest of the process.
They will issue a new sim card, the complete setup will take up to 72 hours. However, it usually takes 24 hours. Once the process is completed, your current sim card will drop the signal, and then you can insert your new network sim card into your phone and start using it.
Remember you don’t need to pay any service charges, the overall process is completely free of cost. If they ask for any fee, then tell them there is no fee for such a service. Also, you can to that desired network helpline number to confirm.