karenbarker1969 Hi there. It's great to hear that you want to join giffgaff again and transfer your mobile number back over to giffgaff, via a PAC. Yes, this is very much possible 😊.
You’ll need to:
- Request a PAC (Port Authorisation Code) from the network you want to leave (text ‘PAC’ to 65075 to begin the process).
- Activate a giffgaff SIM card.
- Wait 24 hours (maximum) for the SIM activation to complete through the system in full, then...
- Submit your PAC to giffgaff to allow your number transfer.
Activate a giffgaff SIM card:
To activate your SIM, you’ll need to make a purchase (buy credit top-up or a 1 month goodybag plan) via a credit/debit card, PayPal account or a top-up voucher. This join giffgaff article guides you through the whole SIM ordering and activation process.
Got a giffgaff SIM card and you’re ready to activate it? Please activate your giffgaff SIM card here
Article: How to activate your giffgaff SIM card
Transfer your mobile number over to giffgaff via the PAC you obtained from the network you’re leaving:
For information about transferring your number over to giffgaff, please take a look at giffgaff’s how do I keep my current number when I join giffgaff article.
When your SIM card has been fully activated (please allow 24 hours for the process to complete in full), please complete the PAC transfer form to transfer your number to giffgaff.
Please note: Remember to allow 1 business day for giffgaff to process your request (or 2 business days if requesting after 5PM), not including weekends or bank holidays. Please don't top up on the transfer date as you may lose your credit.
Need a giffgaff SIM card to activate? Obtaining a new giffgaff SIM card is really easy. You can buy giffgaff SIM cards in many shops and newsagents, priced £ 1 or less. Iceland, Heron Foods, Tesco, Asda, The Co-op, Sainsbury’s, Martin’s/McColl’s, One Stop, B&M, Home Bargains and many more shops sell them.
You can also order free giffgaff SIM cards online via giffgaff’s SIM order page. Delivery is usually within 2 working days to UK addresses.