How to Register Mobile Device with PTA?

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in consultation with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has developed an online device registration system. Foreign phones/devices are required to register mobile devices within 60 Days from the date of arrival in Pakistan.

Register now:

Helpline: 051-9213749, 9216767


If you did not register your device within 60 days, your device shall be blocked.

As per customs baggage rules, an international traveler can avail duty/tax exemption on ONE mobile device in a calendar year. The duty/tax exempted devices also need to be registered through this system.

Register Mobile Device from Mobile Phone

Now you can register your device with new PTA service *8484# code.

Dial *8484# from your mobile phone dial pad for mobile registration.

Complete Guide to Register your Mobile Phone or Device with PTA Online


  • Click on Sign Up if you don’t have an account


  • You need to Select the purpose and User Type (Personal/Local Pakistani or Foreigner)

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  • Fill the required fields name, phone, email, postal address and passport number.


  • Now click on the sign-up. You will be sent a confirmation email with a link. By clicking on the link again login window having email id and password will appear. Add your credentials and log in.
    Upon logging in, you will be directed to the declaration window.


  • Click on the individual COC on the leftmost corner. You will see two options: Apply for COC and My applications. Click on Apply for COC.


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  • Now you will get a text on the mobile number that you have entered. The text that you would receive will show a procedure if tax to be paid or not.
    You are done! Now you can also track your application by clicking on my Application.

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