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Step 4. Port business numbers to Google Voice for G Suite

If your organization has existing landline or VoIP phone numbers with another service provider, you can port those numbers to Google Voice. If you don't need to port numbers, go to Step 5. Assign Voice numbers to users.

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Phone numbers you can't port

  • Mobile numbers (only landline and VoIP numbers are currently supported).
  • Toll-free numbers.
  • Numbers from unmanaged Voice accounts to managed Voice for G Suite accounts. Learn about account types.
  • Numbers between different G Suite domains.
  • Numbers not within the Google Voice coverage area, even if in a supported country.
  • Numbers from multiple service providers, unless you create separate port requests. All numbers in a request need to belong to the same service provider.

Before you begin

  • Don't cancel your existing service until after Google Voice notifies you the number port is complete. If you have any open service requests with your current provider, cancel those requests.
  • Find a recent copy of a billing statement from your current service provider. You need the information on the statement to complete your port request.
  • Get a list of the phone numbers you're porting. Make sure your current service provider has unlocked the numbers.
  • Remove any special features, such as DSL internet or hunt groups. Google Voice does not support these features.
  • Create a separate port request for each service provider you're porting from.
  • All phone numbers in your port request need to be associated with the main billing phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.

Port phone numbers to Google Voice for G Suite

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. Go to Apps and then G Suite and then Google Voice.
  3. Click Service Management and then Ports.
    The Ports window appears.
  4. In the top right, click Port Numbers.
  5. In the Port name field, enter a name to identify your port request.
  6. Next to Country of service, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select your country from the list.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Fill in the request form using a recent billing statement from your current service provider. The fields depend on the country. Learn about the service provider fields below.
  9. Check the I agree to authorize Google Voice box.
  10. Click Continue.
    A window displays where you enter the numbers you want to port.
  11. Enter up to 500 phone numbers, separated by commas. For a number range, enter a starting and ending number, separated by a hyphen. Include the country code for each number. For example, the country code for the U.S. is 1.
  12. In the Activation date field, click to open the calendar. Select the date you want the number port to complete.
    The default date is the earliest date the port can complete. Date can't be on a weekend and can't be more than 60 days from today.
  13. Click Continue.
    Google Voice validates the information you entered.
  14. Review the information that displays.

    If your country requires authorization, the page shows a note about Required Documentation. You can click Download now to get a copy of the authorization template or wait until step 16.

    • To make changes, click Edit Edit.
    • To review the numbers, click Expand Expand.
  15. Click Continue.
    • The Ports page displays the status of your port request.
    • If there are any problems porting the numbers, Google Voice sends an email to the primary contact.
    • When the porting process is done, Google Voice sends an email to the primary contact.
  16. If your country requires a Letter of Authorization:
    1. On the Ports page, click your port request.
    2. Next to Required documentation, click Expand Expand.
    3. Click Download template to print the authorization template.
    4. Complete and sign a copy of the Letter of Authorization.
    5. Click Upload Signed Document to upload the authorization letter.
    6. Click Submit for Review.
  17. (Optional) To see your port request, in the top right, click Tasks Tasks, then click View details.

To activate your numbers after they've been successfully ported, follow the instructions in Step 5. Assign Voice numbers to users. The ported phone numbers aren't active and can't be called until you assign the numbers to users.

Video: Port numbers to Voice

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Service provider fields

The information you need to enter about your current service depends on the country.

Denmark

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, Municipality, City Postal code, municipality, and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Organization number Your organization number used for billing by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

France

Field Description
Service street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, City Postal code and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
SIRET code The SIRET code of your organization used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

Netherlands

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, City Postal code and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Value added tax ID Your organization's value added tax identification number used for billing by the current service provider.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

Portugal

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, City Postal code and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Financial Tax Identification Number Your organization's tax identification number used for billing by the current service provider.
Access Code Your organization's access code used by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

Spain

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, City Postal code and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Tax ID Your organization's tax identification number used for billing by the current service provider.
Access Code Your organization's access code used for billing by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

Sweden

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, City Postal code and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Organization number Your organization number used for billing by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

Switzerland

Field Description
Service street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street number Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Postal code, Municipality, City Postal code, municipality, and city of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Value Added Tax Identification Number Your organization's value added tax identification number used for billing by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

United Kingdom

Field Description
Service street number / Premises name Street number or premises name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Street name Street name of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
City, Postcode City and postcode of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Current service provider Click the Down arrow Down Arrow and select the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

United States

Field Description
Service address Service address (street address) of your organization used in the current service provider's billing statements.
Optional service address 2 Suite, apartment, or other portion of your organization's service address used in the current service provider's billing statements.
City, State, Zip code City, state, and zip code of your organization's service address from the current service provider's billing statements.
Company name Your organization's name used for billing by the current service provider.
Billing telephone The main phone number on the service provider account you're porting from.
Current service provider Name of the current service provider you're porting the numbers from.
Optional account number Your account number with the current service provider.
Optional PIN number Pin or password to unlock your account with the current service provider.
Primary contact Primary contact in your organization for all porting-related questions.
Contact telephone Phone number of the primary contact.

*Porting numbers into Google Voice is not yet supported in Canada or Ireland.

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