What is SIM Information System and How to Use It

A brief guide to verify your SIM card

Keeping the chances of fraud in mind, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced a SIM Information System to deal with risks on security faced by users. The regulator also aims to ensure subscription regulations for all mobile networks.

This initiative is beneficial for the masses because they’ll be able to know how many SIMs are registered on their CNIC number with all mobile operators in Pakistan. This service can be availed both online and via SMS. Another advantage is that you can check your SIMs information anywhere and any time without being physically present. You can also block extra unknown SIMs in time to protect yourself from any liability. Further, you will be able to block unknown SIMs to stay away from any legal issues. Lastly, this service is free!

SIM Information System

SIM Information System
SIM Information System
  1. Go to
  2. Enter your full CNIC number without hyphens (-).
  3. Verify that you are not a robot.
  4. Hit ‘Submit’.

How to Check SIM Information Via Mobile

  1. Open the SMS application on your cell.
  2. Write your CNIC Number without hyphens (-).
  3. Send it to 668.
  4. Charges (Rs. 2 plus tax).

How to Block Any SIM Registered on Your Name

The authorities have advised Pakistani citizens to block all unknown SIMs so that they are not misused for any illegal activity. For this, you’ll have to visit the relevant franchise’s Customer Care Centre. You’ll have to fulfill some formalities after which your SIM shall be blocked within 24 hours. You can also download a complaint form from their website.

Written by Amna Hamid

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