How to Check Complete Registration Details of a Car via SMS

Buying a used car is a risky affair, especially if you don’t know how to verify relevant documents. However, if you are able to check the car’s registration details, you may strike a winning deal and get a car at a relatively lower price than its first-hand counterpart. The only requirement is to have a mobile phone through which you can send an SMS. What sort of information will you receive? Where would you send the SMS? This blog will address all your queries, so keep reading till the end. 

How to Check Vehicle Registration in Pakistan

There are two easiest ways through which you can check vehicle registration in Pakistan. 

Online vehicle registration checks in Pakistan can be easily done in Punjab, Sindh, KPK and Islamabad. Government is planning efforts to launch a similar service in Balochistan. Apart from the online vehicle ownership verification services offered for the above-mentioned cities in Pakistan, you can also use an easy offline method such as sending an SMS to find out any car’s registration details. We will first take a look at the easiest way to check vehicle registration via SMS and then discuss how you can verify vehicle ownership online.

How to Check Vehicles Registeation Through SMS

Apart from the online method of checking vehicle registration in Pakistan, there is an offline system too through which you can find out details about the vehicle by sending an SMS. The cost incurred on sending the SMS is only 50 paisa or half a rupee.

Process of Vehicles Registration through SMS in Punjab

  • Using your mobile phone, open the SMS window
  • Enter your vehicle’s registration number and send it to 8785
  • You will get the following details about the car you wanted to inquire about: Chassis number, Engine number, Make, Registration date, Token paid and the Owner’s name.
  • This is particularly helpful when a police constable wants to check your vehicle’s registration details offline. All they have to do is send an SMS on the above-mentioned number and fetch relevant results

There is no SMS service available to verify vehicle registration in Sindh or KPK via SMS. However, you can find out how to check vehicle registration via SMS in Islamabad.

Processof Vehicle Registration Through SMS in Islamabad

  • Open the text message window on your mobile phone
  • Add in the vehicle registration number and send it to 8521
  • You will get your updates within a matter of seconds

Here is how you can verify the vehicle registration process via the internet.

How to Check Vehicle Registration Online

There are 4 websites available to help you check vehicle registration in Pakistan.

  • MTMIS Punjab
  • MTMIS Sindh
  • MTMIS Islamabad

Let us discuss how to check vehicle registration online through the websites mentioned above:

MTMIS Punjab

Open up a web browser and paste the following website address to verify car’s details online: A vehicle verification page opens up which requires you to add the vehicle’s number in capital letters. Please note there are different types of number plates used in Punjab. Place the number in the given box as mentioned. If there are dashes, then write the number accordingly. For reference, different types of combinations are shown on the website page.

Verify yourself through the recaptcha verification system and then click on the Search button. As soon as you click it, you will get complete details against the vehicle number you just entered. The car’s details would be as follows: 

  • Owner’s details including owner’s name, parents’ name and the city where the owner resides
  • Latest payment details if any
  • Vehicle details such as chassis number, engine number, make date, registration date, model, vehicle price, colour and till when the tax is paid
  • You will also get the vehicle application tracking details 


Paste the following web address in the browser: There will appear two categories – Two wheeler and four wheeler. Click on the type of vehicle you want to verify. Enter the registration number as given on the number plate. Hit the search button and it will fetch the following results:

  • Registration number
  • Registration date
  • Engine number
  • Body type
  • Model year
  • Seating capacity
  • Horse power
  • Make
  • Tax payment
  • Owner’s name
  • Safe custody
  • CPLC
  • Class of vehicle
  • Remarks


To check vehicle registration in KPK online, visit the website: Enter your district name, whether the vehicle is registered or not and the registration number of the vehicle. You will get the following results:

  • Registration number
  • Make
  • Model
  • Body type
  • Chassis number
  • Engine number
  • Colour
  • Owner’s name
  • Father/husband’s name

MTMIS Islamabad

To verify vehicle ownership online in Islamabad, you will have to visit the Excise and Taxation Department, Islamabad. Click on the ‘Vehicle Registration’ tab. Add the car’s registration number in the same format as mentioned on the number plate. It is also required to add the registration date. Click on the search button to fetch relevant results. You will get the following details:

  • Registration number
  • Vehicle category
  • Vehicle body
  • Make
  • Manufacture year
  • Chassis number
  • Engine number
  • Vehicle colour
  • Engine capacity
  • Owner’s name
  • Tax paid up to
  • Vehicle status

So, this was a step-by-step guide on how to check vehicle registration via SMS. Make sure you also explore our comprehensive guides on Excise and Taxation Department, Islamabad, Sindh and Punjab to know more about their functions and features.


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  2. Dear during using mtmis on Islamabad Vehicle registration they required not only Registration no. but also required Registration date also how can we produce registration in date and year. And can we find details with out giving registration date, which mostly dont have.


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