How long does it take to port a phone number?


Carissa Matton


Note: Bandwidth abides by applicable FCC standards, requirements, and recommendations for number porting. All time intervals below are contingent upon the authorized end user’s information provided to Bandwidth being correct so that it matches the current/losing carrier’s applicable records. If the requisite information doesn't match, the time interval for porting will be longer. Please keep in mind that because Bandwidth can't predict any errors in processing, or the behaviors of other carriers, all quoted times below are Bandwidth’s goal to get the order completed, and can't be guaranteed for all cases.

Port type Estimated porting interval
Standard or off-net port 3-7 business days
Simple port 1-2 business days
Complex or non-simple port 3-4 weeks
Project port 3-4 weeks
Toll-free port 3-7 business days

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