How to register IMEI number of mobile phone in Nepal

Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) has implemented Mobile Device Management System (MDMS) in Nepal with effect from Bhadra 30, 2079. Now, you won't be able to use your mobile phone without registering under MDMS issued by NTA. The NTA has made it mandatory to register the IMEI numbers of mobile phones that won't be commercially imported into Nepal.

If the IMEI number of your mobile phone is not registered under MDMS then your mobile phone will 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.

In this article, you will learn how to register the IMEI number of your mobile phone in NTA. But before that let's know a little about the MDMS and IMEI number. If you already know about it then you can directly go to how to register the IMEI number of your mobile phone.

What is MDMS?

MDMS is a mobile device management system, which monitors compliance with organizational policies and remotely monitors device wiping or locking. It operates through direct coordination of telecom operators, phone manufacturers, police departments, etc.

Here are the benefits of IMEI number registration under MDMS:

The biggest advantage of IMEI registration is in catching criminals. If someone's mobile phone is lost or stolen, the phone can be tracked/blocked by authorities with the help of the IMEI number.

A grey market or dark market mobile phones will be reduced, which encourages more authoritative brands and channels. Also, mobile payments will be secured with each owner's identity database.

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.

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.

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.

How to register your mobile phone's IMEI number in NTA

You can easily register the IMEI number on your mobile phone under MDMS 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 that.

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

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.

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

Enter the document name that you want to upload. 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.

mobile imei registration form nta

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

That's it.

How to check the IMEI number registration of your mobile phone in NTA

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.

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

So that's how you can register your mobile device's IMEI number under MDMS and check whether the IMEI number is registered or not.

Thanks for reading.

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