Whether you're joining Lebara Mobile or leaving for a different network, it's a straightforward process to keep your old phone number.
If you're leaving Lebara and joining another network or if you're leaving another network in order to join Lebara, it's easy to keep your old phone number. All you need to do is to request a PAC Code: it's totally free and the entire process of transferring your phone number should normally take no longer than one working day.
For detailed instructions, please choose the option that best applies to you:
- I'm leaving Lebara and joining another network
Transfer your Lebara Mobile phone number onto a different network.
- I'm joining Lebara from another network
Transfer your phone number onto a new account with Lebara Mobile.
- I'm upgrading my Lebara phone or SIM card
Transfer your phone number from one Lebara account to another Lebara account.
Leaving Lebara For Another Network
If you're leaving Lebara Mobile and joining another network, you can take your phone number with you.
Start by asking Lebara to issue you with a PAC Code. You can get a PAC Code from Lebara Mobile by calling 5588 on your Lebara Mobile handset. Alternatively, dial 020 3059 0304 from any other phone.
You can request a PAC Code over the phone at any time during Lebara Mobile's opening hours:
|Monday - Friday||9.00am - 5.30pm|
|Saturday||9.00am - 5.30pm|
|Sunday||9.00am - 5.30pm|
It's always free to get a PAC Code from Lebara Mobile (it's your legal entitlement). After getting your Lebara PAC Code, you'll need to provide it to your new network operator. For detailed instructions, please select your new network operator from the dropdown menu below:
Joining Lebara From Another Network
If you're joining Lebara Mobile from another network, you should ask your old network to provide you with a PAC Code. The PAC Code will allow you to transfer your number to Lebara Mobile.
After getting the PAC Code, you should order your new handset or SIM card directly from Lebara's website. For more information, please select the type of tariff you're wanting to move to:
For a full list of the latest Lebara deals, please see this page on Lebara Mobile's website.
Once Your New Phone Arrives...
Once your new phone or SIM card arrives from Lebara Mobile, turn it on and make sure everything's working properly. If you need to return or change the new handset/SIM card, please do this before you transfer your phone number.
Once you're happy to continue with the transfer, You can give the PAC Code to Lebara Mobile by calling 5588 on your Lebara Mobile handset. You can also call 020 3059 0304 from any other phone.
Once you've provided your PAC code to Lebara Mobile, your phone number transfer will normally be scheduled for the next working day (Monday to Friday only, excluding English bank holidays).
Upgrading Your Plan On Lebara
If you're simply upgrading to a newer handset or tariff, it's not necessary to use a Lebara Mobile PAC Code. You can simply upgrade via Lebara Mobile's website. For more information, please select the type of tariff you're planning to move to:
For more information, please see the Lebara Mobile website. You can also read our full guide on using a PAC Code: there's frequently asked questions amongst other tips for transferring your phone number.
For discussion, please see the comments on this page. They show other people's experiences either when using a Lebara PAC Code or when transferring their phone number from another network to Lebara Mobile.