How to Register IMEI Number of Mobile Phone in Nepal

The Government of Nepal has made it mandatory for people to register the IMEI number of their mobile phone with the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) with effect from 06 July 2021.

If your mobile phone's IMEI number is not registered then your mobile phone may be blacklisted by the network carrier based on the IMEI number.

And when your mobile phone is blacklisted, you won't able to make or receive calls or even be online using a cellular network, even if you change the SIM cards.

Don't panic, in this article, you'll learn how to register the IMEI number of your mobile phone in NTA.

But before that let's know a little about the IMEI number. If you already know about it then you can directly go to — how to register IMEI number of mobile phone.

What is the IMEI number?

IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. It is a mobile identification number that is different from any other device.

IMEI is also available in GSM, CDMA, iDEN, and some satellite phones, it is of 15 digits sometimes even 16 and 17 digits, including the model of the mobile device, its location, and the serial number of the mobile device are written.

The biggest advantage of the IMEI number is in catching criminals. Even if someone's phone is stolen, with the help of this IMEI number, that thief can be caught.

What does the IMEI number do?

IMEI number of any phone tells the current status of that phone, that is, through this, it can be found out where the person is standing. If a person's phone is stolen or lost, then the address of that phone can be traced from the IMEI of that phone.

How to register IMEI number of mobile phone

You can easily register the IMEI number of your mobile phone by visiting the IMEI registration page of NTA. But first, you have to find the IMEI number of your mobile phone. Let's see how to do it.

Go to your mobile phone's dial pad and dial the *#06# USSD code.

code to check IMEI number of mobile phone

After dialing the USSD code, the IMEI number of your mobile will appear. If your mobile phone supports dual SIM then two IMEI numbers will appear, the first is IMEI1, and the second is IMEI2. Once the IMEI is visible, copy it or note it down on paper.

imei number of mobile phone

Go to the IMEI registration page of NTA and fill in each and every detail asked by the NTA.

imei registration form by nta

Enter the document name that you want to attach. For example, if you want to attach your citizenship, you would write citizenship. After that, click or tap on the "Choose File" button and upload the scanned photo of your documents. And enter your email address and then click or tap the "Submit" button.

submit imei registration form to nta

After submission, the IMEI number of your mobile phone will be registered with NTA within a few minutes.

How to check IMEI registration status

To check whether your mobile's IMEI number is registered or not, follow the steps given below:

Go to NTA's know your device page and enter your mobile phone's IMEI number in the box, then click or tap on the "Submit" button.

check imei registration status

NTA will show the IMEI registration status of your device within a few moments.

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