How to Check PTA Approved Mobile Phone with IMEI Number Online or with Code

Prior to getting a mobile device, consumers are advised to verify the authenticity in line with PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) regulations using the following three methods. Find out the IMEI of your mobile device. To check the status of your mobile device, kindly dial *#06# from the dialer of the mobile device, after receiving each 15 digit IMEI number (dual SIM), send each 15 digit IMEI number via SMS to shortcode 8484.

1. Verification via SMS

Send the IMEI of the mobile device direct to 8484, where the system will provide the status of the device.

2. Verification via Website

Log on to to check the status of IMEI.

3. Verification via App

DVS (Device Verification System) app is available in the Google Play store; you can check the status of IMEI.

Prior to verifying the device using DIRBS, please ensure that IMEI appearing on the mobile device screen is the same as printed on the product box.

If your mobile is verified, you will get the reply "IMEI is compliant. 

Based on compliance status you may get any of the following results:
  • Compliant
  • Non-compliant
  • Blocked

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