March 21, 2020

PTA Simplifies IP Whitelisting Process

(Islamabad: 21st March, 2020): Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has simplified the Internet Protocol (IP) whitelisting process for facilitation of its Licensees and their customers like Call Centers and Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs).  

Keeping in view the Covid-19 pandemic situation, PTA has started accepting applications and fee payments through Online/Mobile Banking/Easy Paisa or Jazz Cash. 

Moreover, PTA has communicated to all Long Distance and International (LDI)/ Local Loop operators to whitelist IP addresses for their operations and their customers, in advance, to avoid any disruption of services.

The information of Bank Account through which fee can be deposited is as under.

Details of PTA main collection account NIDA 11:

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, PTA HQs, F-5/1, Islamabad

Account No.:  3000942222
Bank Name: National Bank of Pakistan
Branch Code:  1628
Branch Address: NBP, Jinnah Avenue Branch, D Chowk, Jinnah Avenue Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan


Moreover, PTA has also waived off the requirement of the undertaking on legal paper.  Now, the applicant can submit the undertaking on company letterhead. The step is taken to ensure social distancing under the pandemic situation.

These efforts are taken in continuation to promote ICT services / business in Pakistan and safety of telecom users.