How to register Mobile IMEI and track it?

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The only government’s telecommunication branch, Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) has brought up an IMEI registration to secure the mobile phone related crimes. This has to be accomplished on April of 2016, but because of some internal problems this took 2018 to function fully.

Since the compulsion of IMEI registration, 17+ million IMEI numbers have been registered in the NTA.

Event till the current date, there are millions of unregistered IMEI network devices in the NTA server. The Director of NTA, Min Prasad Aryal in an event stated that, IMEI registration has drastically reduced illegal importation of smartphones over the years. To make IMEI registration more functional it is working on banning unregistered handsets. NTA shall partner with a third party team to make unregistered devices inoperable soon.

“As per IT policy in Nepal, we need to secure our valuable customer by following the proper tactics of national security, and this is one of the initial stage. It also helps distinguish genuine handsets from non-genuine and illegally acquired ones. Hence, this helps us to create a genuine authorizes and fully blocks the black market” said Mr. Aryal.

NTA has published their official website to make registration of IMEI numbers. With this site you can register your IMEI devices and later if it lost or stolen, the user will be able to track it. The website is under test and supposes to complete in the coming year. The NTA is working along with the Customs Office, NTC and has promised to activate online registration by the next fiscal year.

To register new device:

  • Login to
  • Click on Sign Up
  • Chooser yourself, whether you are “Individual Application” or “Importer”
  • Click on New Register
  • Fill the form with the required details.
  • Submit it

To track/block registered device:

  • Login to
  • Click on Sign in
  • Login with your details
  • Click on Track/Block
  • Choose your device want to block and block it.

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