|Your mobile device IMEI is compliant (PTA Approved)||This message indicates that the mobile device is PTA compliant. You can use this mobile device and continue receiving network services.||Your mobile device is PTA approved and fulfils all codal requirements of Government of Pakistan. Such users do not need to take any action|
|Your device IMEI is non-compliant.||This message indicates that IMEI of the device is a GSMA standard number however it was brought into the county via informal channels and therefore was not registered at PTA.||
Users in possession of such mobile devices will be required to use one of the following procedures to get device registered.
International Passengers: Such passengers at the time of arrival can avail the custom Kiosk facility available at the airports for registration of their mobile devices. Prior to arrival users can download and fill the mobile declaration form and hand it over to Customs official upon landing into Pakistan.
All such international passenger who didn’t avail Custom kiosk facility to register their device IMEI, will be required to approach nearest custom house location and declare their device details. After fulfilment of codal requirements, IMEI will be registered accordingly.
Gift/Packages via courier postal services: Individuals intending to bring devices as gifts through courier services will be required to obtain CoC through PTA website https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/drs and upon fulfilment of the codal requirements, IMEI will be registered accordingly.
Disclaimer: As per policy user can bring maximum of 5 devices in personal capacity per year.
|Device IMEI was observed non-compliant as of 1st Dec 2018. IMEI has been paired with your mobile number and device will remain operational.||This message indicates that IMEI programmed on your device is non-standard therefore flagged as non-compliant by PTA. However all users of such devices who were observed active on Pakistani mobile networks as of 1st December, 2018 have been paired with their mobile numbers and shall continue to receive services.||Such paired IMEIs/mobiles will receive network services on the paired SIMs only.|
|Device IMEI is blocked. Reported stolen.||This message indicates that your IMEI is blocked as this IMEI has been reported stolen earlier.||If you are the one who has reported this mobile device as stolen/lost earlier and now it is recovered, then contact PTA/CPLC to unblock your mobile device.|