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Telecom operators announce importance of re-registration of SIM cards

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SIM cards users in Myanmar need to check their identifications and re-register their SIM cards with correct information by 31 January 2023, according to the announcement of Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) under the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Re-registration can safeguard digital and physical security, and users can safely use mobile financial services and be protected from fraudulent activities.
SIM card users in Myanmar are required to register SIM cards using their full name, Citizenship Scrutiny Card (National Registration Card, NRC) number and its clear and correct front and back color photos by the activation of the SIM card.
The Posts and Telecommunications Department announced that the SIM cards information shall be checked with national database of the Ministry of Immigration and Population and those with incomplete/incorrect information shall be deactivated.
Therefore, it is utmost important that all SIM card users in Myanmar are encouraged to check their identification and re-register their SIM cards within the defined period to avoid the deactivation.
The SIM card users can check their current registered ID by dialing *601# for Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), *766# (or) *979*3*3# for ATOM, *666# for Ooredoo and *966*6# choose 2 for Mytel.
Re-registration of SIM cards can be done on official website and applications of respective operators and at respective point of sales. — TWA/KTZH

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