PTA IMEI Online Mobile Registration 2021 is a very simple process given below. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), quite recently, has made it mandatory for all mobile phone users to check and online register their cellular devices with the authority.
In case you are using a device that isn’t registered PTA IMEI mobile registration portal, then your device has a very high chance of getting blocked by the authority.
PTA IMEI Online via SMS
To check whether your Mobile Phone’s IMEI is registered or not there are several numbers of ways introduced by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to verify mobile devices. If you want to check the IMEI mobile phone with PTA using SMS, follow the guidelines mentioned below:
- Dial *#06# to get the phone’s IMEI number
- Note the IMEI number
- SMS the IMEI number to 8484 or visit https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/ to verify the IMEI number
How Online PTA Mobile Registration 2021
Check Online PTA Mobile Registration 2021 in the very simple process given below. First, you’ll need to navigate to the official online portal for DIRBS. Afterward, they will provide you a step-wise guide on how to register a mobile phone with the PTA online.
For further convenience, you can take a look at the guide below:
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. On the top-right section of the screen, you will find three options: PTA Home, DRS, and DIRBS FAQs. Click on DRS that stands for Device Registration System.
Step 2: Now, you will be directed to a login page where you will be required to create an account. Click on ‘Sign Up and you will be redirected to a new page showing a form. Add your details in the form including official name, email address, CNIC number or NICOP, contact number, and password. Your account will be generated.
Step 3: Now, check your email address and click on the verification link that has been sent to you by PTA. You will be redirected to the login page and with a message ‘Account Verified’. Enter your login details including the username and password for the account that has been just created.
Step 4: You will be required to submit an application for a Certificate of Compliance (COC). As you will scroll down, you will have to enter the user type [Pakistani (Local/International Travellers/Dual Nationality Holder)] or [Foreigner (Travelled on Visa). Select your mobile phone operator [Ufone, Zong, Mobilink/Warid, or Telenor] and add your contact number. Enter the phone’s IMEI number(s) and click submit.
Step 5: Now, PTA will respond to your application on both the email address and the contact number as given on the registration form. The message/email will comprise a unique PSID as well as the details of the duty that needs to be paid.
Step 6: You can pay the dues via online banking or ATM. It can also be paid by visiting the branch of any bank, including the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Allied Bank, Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB).
Step 7: The paid dues will be reflected in your PTA account. The authority will get back to you within 1-3 days for completing the PTA mobile registration process successfully.
This is how to register your IMEI number via PTA mobile registration portal online. You can also get your device registered by visiting the franchise of CMO.