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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended the deadline for mobile users to register second IMEI of their dual SIM supported mobile devices in Pakistan till September 15, 2019.

Earlier, the Authority declared August 31st as the deadline but realizing the fact that a huge number of users did not act accordingly, another 15 days’ margin has been awarded.

All such mobile device users having more than one SIM/IMEI slot, where one IMEI slot is registered and second slot is not registered, are advised to submit such requests to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) before September 15, 2019.

How to Register Second IMEI in Pakistan?

To register such devices with PTA, users can send an email at typeapproval@pta.gov.pk with following details:

  • Subject of email should include: “One slot registered 2nd slot not registered”
  • Screenshot of 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.

How to Check IMEI Validity for the Second Slot?

In order to know the validity of your second SIM slot’s IMEI, just go through the following steps and know all relevant details:

  • Dial *#06# from your dial pad.
  • A pop-up displays all the IMEI numbers of the phone.
  • Send IMEI numbers to 8484 in a text message or visit PTA website.
  • Android users can also download the DIRBS app to know this status.
  • For more details, click here.