Vodafone Transfer of Ownership is very helpful in case you want to transfer your number and account. The move of ownership process is simple and can be done online too. But you must follow some Company guidelines before making a shifting request.
As mentioned above it is easy to shift either a business or personal Vodafone account to a different user. However, it has a little change as mentioned below:
(a) Person to Person Broadband. For transferring any Vodafone broadband connection between person to person, the same steps can be applied. Fill up the form and submit it.
(b) Person to Business or Business to Person Broadband. For transferring a business broadband connection to the personal account, you need to contact the company with the details. For this, you can call 08080 034511 (free if called from UK mobiles and landlines). Do not fill the form as the company will not entertain this request.
(c) Transfer on Change of Address. Do not fill this form if you want to make a move home request or you want to shift your connection to a new address. For this follow the company’s guidelines for move home.
Credit Check Required?
When you apply to take over any Vodafone number, remember that the Company will perform the credit check before accepting the said request.
If you are the person who is requesting for taking over the number, make sure that your credit score is good enough for the process to complete without any delay. For checking your latest credit score you can check Experian.
Got a bad credit? Well do not worry. You can contact the support staff and ask if they can find a solution and help to change the ownership.
Documents to be Submitted
For Vodafone change of ownership, some documents submission is mandatory along with the application. For easy reference a list of all documents that need to be submitted are as follows:
For Limited and LLP Companies. For this type of company, the following documents are required (photocopy accepted)
Proof of Identity
Bank Statement or Utility Bill
Sole Traders & Partnerships. For sole traders and partnerships, the following documents are required:
For Individual. The following documents are required from consumers when they request a transfer of ownership request:
Proof of Identity
Proof of Address
Since the change of ownership process involves some work and credit checks you cannot expect the same to be completed within a day.
For personal consumers, it will take a minimum of two days for the change to be completed. When it is done, the company will inform you.
While for business, it takes a little longer and you can expect it to be completed within 10 working days. Also remember, all the documents that you submitted should be the latest ones and not older than 03 months.
As per Company terms, there is no fee involved while making a Vodafone change of ownership request. Having said that, it is advisable for users to clear their outstanding dues before applying the transfer request.
What after Transfer
After the move of ownership of the Vodafone and contract, you will be the sole owner of the account with no strings attached with the old user. It is your number and all correspondences will come to you only.