The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended the mobile registration period by another 30 days due to the Corona Virus (COVID 19).
A statement from the PTA states that all GSMA-approved IMEIs currently on mobile networks to ensure a reduction in the context of the Coronavirus and to reduce social intercourse are currently PTA’s Not yet registered, 30 more days have been given for registration of such IEEE.
This decision was made to facilitate and facilitate people. Blocking of such mobile devices will be done on April 19, 2020, as per their due dates and will be informed via SMS.
PTA introduces DIRBS. According to the rules, all mobile devices that are connected to any local mobile phone network through local SIM must register for the first time within 60 days of using the local network.
Due to unusual circumstances, blocking of unverified mobile devices that were blocked between March 18 and April 18, 2020, will now be blocked according to their due dates from April 19, 2020.
It should be noted that in view of the convenience of the users, PTA has introduced three different ways for registration of mobile devices including website (https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/drs), *8484# dial. Includes mobile operators, franchises/service centers in and around Pakistan.