February 20, 2012

Public Notice - 20 February 2012

All interested parties are informed that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority in order to support ad encourage manufacturing Vehicle Tracking Devices has allowed local manufacturers of Vehicle Tracking Devices to obtain type approval in their name. The local manufacturers shall be obliged to sell their type approved vehicle tracking devices to Class Value Added Services licensees of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority only that are authorized to provide vehicle tracking services. 

It has been noticed that various vehicle tracking devices are being sold by several companies in open market without obtaining type approval, which are not only substandard in quality but also do not have any after sale support. Sale of non-type approved equipment is a violation of Section 29 of Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-organization) Act 1996, which may lead to punishment with imprisonment which may extend to three years, with fine which may extend to ten million rupees or with both. 

All concerned involved in the business of Vehicle Tracking Services/Devices are directed to get “Type Approval” from PTA to regularize their business immediately to avoid any legal proceeding/action against them. Type Approval Application Form along with complete information and procedure are available on PTA website www.pta.gov.pk. For further information, the following may be contacted.


Director (Numbering and Type Approval)

Phone: +92-51-2878110 Fax: +92-51-9225359

Email: services@pta.gov.pk