Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended the deadline for mobile users to register all IMEIs till September 15, 2019.
It was feared that a huge number of mobile phones with unregistered IMEIs would be blocked by August 31, 2019. However, in the best interest of mobile phone users, the deadline for registration has been extended.
PTA Extends Deadline for the Registration of Dual SIM Phones
All such mobile device users having more than one SIM/IMEI slot, where one IMEI slot is registered and the second slot is not registered, are advised to submit such requests to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) before September 15, 2019. To register such devices, users can send an email at [email protected] with following details:
- The subject of email should include: “One slot registered 2nd slot not registered”
- Screenshot of the device showing all IMEI(s)/device box with IMEI(s) printed on it
- Copy of CNIC Contact details of applicants
PTA will evaluate all such requests, and validated cases will be registered accordingly. After September 15, 2019, such SIM slots will not be registered.
To check the status of a mobile device, dial *#06# and SMS each 15 digits IMEI to 8484 Mobile device users are advised to have all IMEIs (dual SIM) of their mobile devices registered with PTA.
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