If you are searching or planning to buy a used car, motorbike or any other vehicle; you need to verify ownership record, excise taxation record and other documents carefully before making any deal. In the past, it was a time taking process to get verification of vehicles. But now advanced technology has made it very simple and efficient. Now you can get all necessary details about ownership of any vehicle just by sending an SMS or through Internet. You can also get information about Excise and Taxation; either it is paid or not.
You can try following ways to verify details of any vehicle or to identify stolen vehicles. However, if any of these do not give you required information, you should contact relevant government authorities for any help or information.
Stolen Vehicle Identification System of Islamabad Police
Islamabad Police has introduced this useful service with the help of Digital Seal Company, at Rescue 15. Any Pakistani citizen can get information about any Islamabad-Registered-Vehicle through this service. Any person from anywhere within Pakistan may send Chassis No. of the vehicle to 8521 and you will shortly get details on your mobile phone. This is called Stolen Vehicles Identification System (SVIS). This system is designed to locate lost car and to discourage resale of stolen car.
Correct procedure of sending message and receiving information is below:
- Send Chassis No. in the form CNO ABCXXXXX to 8521
- You will receive information in following format
Here the RNO is Registration Number, ENO is Engine Number and CNO is Chassis Number.
- RNO XXXX
- ENO XXXX
- CNO XXXX
- Status (Stolen/ Recovered)
Online Verification of Vehicles' Records via MTMIS Punjab
UPDATE 23-01-2014: Government of Punjab has introduced a new SMS Vehicle Verification Service which has overtaken following old system. You can check details of new service at following URL:
Process is very simple. Just enter registration number of the vehicle in the box given at the bottom of this web page and it will return the details (Registration Number, Chassis No, Engine No. Make Name, Registration Date/ Time, Price, Year of Manufacture, Color, Owner Name with Father Name, Owner City) within seconds.
Try different variations of the number e.g. XYZ 123, XYZ 0123, XYZ-13-123.
This website has records of 6.5 million vehicles.
|MTMIS Online Vehicle Verification Sample|
Lahore Motor Registration AuthorityMotor Registration Authority (MRA) Lahore has its own website, where you can search record of a vehicle which is registered in Lahore.
Government of Sind and KPK have also Online Vehicle Verification System, you can check details on following link:
Majority of Pakistani people often like to buy second hand cars and often get trapped in the deal of a stolen car and eventually loose both money and car. This identification system not only provide speedy info but also has resulted in decrease in the number of car theft cases. It is the liability of Buyer and Agent to verify all the credentials before making any payment to the seller.Police and other law enforcing agencies should also play their roles in this regard more effectively.