It is very necessary for all of us to have information about the number of SIMs registered. It is because there are a lot of frauds that happen if someone illegally registers a sim on your CNIC and commits some sort of crime or any banned activity.
So it is very much necessary for all of us to have a record of the registered sim or sims against our CNIC and if you do not check that record over time, it can really land you in real trouble and can result in imprisonment as well.
So in this article, we will discuss in detail how you can check the number of registered sims on your CNIC. After reading this article you can keep a record of the number of Sims on your CNIC by visiting a website, Downloading an app, and by dialing a code from your mobile phone.
PTA Pakistan Telecommunication Authority makes it so easy to check sim on CNIC so that everyone can know about the registered sims on CNIC to prevent yourself from bigger trouble.
Check Sim on CNIC on the Website
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority PTA launched a system called SIM Information System, which is there for the purpose of checking out the number of SIMs on your CNIC.
Following is the method using which you can check out How you can check sim or Sims on CNIC.
- First You have to open the Website of SIM Information System by PTA at cnic.sims.pk.
- The second step you have to do is to choose whether you have to check the registered SIMs against your National Identity Card or on your Foreign ID.
- Then you have to enter your CNIC Number or your Foreign ID depending on the option you select above.
- After typing the CNIC Number or Foreign ID, you have to verify the captcha and then click submit.
A screen will then appear that will provide a table of the number of Sims along with the operator’s name as well.
Check Sims on your CNIC through a Message
To check out the number of Sims, you can also send a message to PTA your CNIC number to check out the number of Sims on your ID Card. To find out this, all you have to do is to send the CNIC number to 668, and in return, you will receive a message showing the details of all the Sims and data sims registered on your Identity and again with the names of sim operators.
Well along with them, there are a few unofficial apps as well you can use to check out these very details from within the mobile application.
What To Do if the PTA amount of Sims doesn’t match yours?
It would be big trouble and a serious issue if the amount of data you have doesn’t match with the data on the PTA website or on the reply message you got from 668, then the best thing you should have to do is to visit the nearest PTA center as soon as possible.
Meet the consultant there who will surely block all the extra that are registered on your CNIC but are not in your use.
Frequently Asked Questions
On one National Identity Card, according to the PTA guidelines, one can only register 5 sims on his/her CNIC.
There mainly are only two types of sims i.e. Data Sima and Voice SIM. Voice Sim includes voice calls, Internet Data, and messages. Whereas you can only have internet data on the Data Sim.
So these were all the details about the methods using which you can check the number of registered sims on your CNIC, and we also mentioned what to do if there is an extra sim working on your CNIC.
You should also check out sims against your CNIC often so that you can find out if any new sim registers on your CNIC without your intent.
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