PTA device registration system gets latest alert on fake phone registration
A number of customs office agents involved in Fake pta mobile registration
Pta device registration system is under high alert. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has warned international travelers in its latest press release. There is no pta mobile registration system at airport. Customs officials can enroll personal information only.
PTA released this alert as soon as it got news about the involvement of customs department agents. These agents were sharing traveler’s personal data to mobile dealers and smugglers. Later, mobile dealers and smugglers used this personal data for fake phone registration.
Similarly, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and Federal Board of revenue was getting news about illegal to register imei no in pta at airport. Later, after investigation; shocking news appeared. When FIA arrested few customs officials who were invoking people to register phones through their pta device verification system.
Therefore, PTA has released many press releases and awareness programs about pta device verification system. Furthermore, it also describes the procedure to register phone online. According to PTA, there are only 2 authentic methods to register mobile phones under pta registration system:
- Mobile device registration via https://dirbs.pta.gov.pk/drs
- Mobile device registration at franchisee centre of cellular mobile operators