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How to Block Sim Card in Pakistan

Imagine that your worst nightmare comes true, Your mobile phone is being snatched. Regardless of how expensive a phone is, what creates panic among the person is that your SIM card is in the wrong hands. The SIM card can be used for illicit and, sometimes, criminal purposes, and as it is registered with your name, you may encounter unnecessary problems that lead to a litany of steps followed to clear the air.

Also, suppose your phone was not removed, what exactly can happen to request the SIM lock? The answer is impostor. The possibility that a SIM is registered with your name is too high, and there have been cases in which a SIM has been registered in the CNIC that is issued against the person who is not related to the person using the SIM. The Pakistani authorities have a laudable system that allows people to verify the number of SIM cards registered with their name. In case of finding any discrepancy, you can always block the SIM card.

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To avoid unwanted confusion and the subsequent clarification, there is an easy route for you: block the SIM card. Now, the next question that arises is about the steps that must be taken to do what is necessary.

  1. The first step is to visit the nearest franchise and cancel the SIM card.
  2. The second, and most preferred, is to call the helpline, register your case and request the cancellation of the SIM card.
  3. To contact the customer service representative, contact the following numbers.

If you are a Ufone user, call 333

If you are a Warid user, call 321

If you are a Jazz user, call 111

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If you are a Zong user, call 310

If you are a Telenor user, call 345


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