PTA Mobile Registration Service Via SMS
PTA has now introduced mobile registration service via *8484# code Kindly dial *8484# from your Mobile registration. For more information please visit https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/drs
IMEI number is a exclusive code specified to your mobile phone like to a vehicle identification number. If blocked you can’t use your cellular device to right to use any mobile network in Pakistan and your phone won’t be able to make or receive any calls.
For all commercials entities wishing to import mobile devices for sell/market within Pakistan, prior to import check PTA approved models with TAC details. Only PTA approved devices/TAC will be issued CoC for commercial import. To check list of approved provided TACs. PTA Approved Mobile Device (Having SIM/IMEI Functionality)
In order to facilitate consumers wanting to register their mobile devices’ IMEI, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) through Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) has made mobile registration service available at CMOs’ franchises nationwide. List of all franchises & customer service centres are available at: https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/facilitation-center
Instructions For SMS Based Verification
Go to messages
Create a new message
Send to 8484
Public Notice: All mobile devices including non-compliant (having SIM/IMEI functionality) active on Pakistani mobile networks till 15th January 2019, will remain operational without service interruption. Non-compliant mobile devices will be paired with user’s mobile number.
To check the status of your mobile device, kindly dial *#06# from the dialer of mobile device, after receiving each 15 digit IMEI number (dual SIM), send each 15 digit IMEI number via SMS to short code 8484.
Check status of your device
To find mobile phone IMEI, dial *#06# on mobile dialer
Enter 15 digit IMEI e.g. 123456789012345
How To Register your phone with PTA
Step by Step Guide on How to Register
IMEI number which can be checked by any of the following methods :
Method 1: Dial *#06# on your mobile.
Method 2: Go to ‘Settings’ and ‘About Phone’ section of your smartphone.
Method 3: It is also printed on your mobile phone’s box
Important Message For Individuals
As per custom baggage rule, an international traveler can avail duty/tax exemption on ONE mobile device in a calendar year.
For international travelers who entered on their Pakistani/Foreigner passport, please register your mobile device with that particular passport number within 60 days from the date of arrival.
Please enter the passport number/CNlC/NlCOP on which you have travelled, otherwise the System will not recognize the entered passport data.
If you are an international Traveler having dual nationality and you travelled on either Pakistani passport or Foreigner passport and you are a Pakistani citizen, select user type as “Pakistani (Local/lnternational Travelers/Dual Nationality Holder)”.
If you are an International Traveler and you are a foreign national and travelled on visa, select user type as “Foreigner (Travelled on visa)”.
If you have received a mobile device through courier from abroad,select option as per your nationality.
Pay the applicable Customs duties (if any), received through PSID code by: Online banking, ATM OR Bank branches