Bangladesh has adopted the biometric SIM card enrollment method as a measure to reduce criminal activities with anonymous and fake SIM cards. However, more than one SIM can be registered with a single NID number. Individuals can be concerned about whether or not their SIM card is registered. This article will show how to perform a SIM card registration check. Let’s explore the different options.
How many SIM cards can I register in my name/NID?
As per Bangladesh government policy, you can register up to 15 SIM cards under one name/NID number. So you have to carefully use the number of SIM card registration benefits.
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How is the SIM card registration check performed?
All existing public and private telecom companies have introduced a way to perform SIM card registration for their NID numbers. Here are the methods for each operator –
There is a unanimous code for all operators to check the registration of the SIM card. Dial *16001#, then a popup will appear on the screen. Enter the last 4 digits of the NID. Press Enter and you will then receive a message containing the list of phone numbers registered under NID.
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Robi Sim registration verification online
Ruby: For Robi users, dial *1600*3# on a SIM card registered in their name. A list of phone numbers registered under that user will appear. We see: Internet view Robi
Biometric recording check in Grameenphone
Grameen Phone: If you are a Grameenphone user, check how many numbers are registered to you by sending an SMS to 4949 with the text “Info”. If you want to check for someone else, type in your “17 digit NID number” and text it to 4949 for SIM registration check. We see: GP Internet View
Check Airtel Sim registration online
Airtel: Dial *121*4444# to check the phone numbers registered under your name. If you want to search for a different person, use the consensus symbol. We see: Airtel all internet packages
Banglalink Sim online verification registration
Banglalink: If you are a Banglalink SIM user, the USSD code to check the phone numbers registered under your name and NID card is *1600*2#’. There is no specific USSD code to check different NID cards set by Banglalink. You can use a consensus code to perform a SIM check.Banglalink Internet Deals
Check your TeleTalk Sim registration online
TeleTalk: For Teletalk users, you can check the SIM numbers registered in your name by typing “info” and sending an SMS to 1600. Internet view Teletalk
What if there are unknown numbers registered under my NID number?
After you have carried out a check of your SIM card registration and found out one or more unidentified phone numbers that you did not register yourself or you may have lost the SIM card, report it to the customer care service of your operator as soon as possible. They will remove the SIM numbers from your name and NID card. If you delay this, there is a fear that you will be a victim in case someone commits crimes using your SIM card.
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Check the total SIM(s) with all numbers
Dial *16001# then send the last 4 digits of the ID (NID/Passport/Shuffle License, etc) or type the last 4 digits of the ID (NID/Passport/Shuffle License, etc) and send to 16001
Biometric SIM card registration was introduced to prevent people from committing fraudulent activities and to help track users in emergency situations. You should do a regular SIM card registration check to see if there are any unknown phone numbers registered under your name. Always be very careful with your IT property and stay safe.
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