How To Get New Currency Notes through SMS Complete Guide

State Bank of Pakistan has been launched again mobile SMS service for issuance of New Currency Notes on Eid for public. Fresh Currency Notes on Eid will be available from commercial banks and 500 branches in 116 cities. This facility is available commence from Ramzan till become Eit. Check out Step by Step Guide to Get New Currency Notes for Eid 2018. 

State Bank of Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Banks’ Association (PBA) has introduced an SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public. The move is aimed at further facilitating the general public in acquiring fresh currency notes on the eve of forthcoming Eid-ul-Fitr.

Under this facility, a person will be required to send an SMS message comprising his/her CNIC/Smart Card number along with desired bank branch code [e.g. CNIC Number (space) branch code] to 8877. The branch reference codes of nominated e-branches are available at SBP website and PBA website In return, the person will get SMS containing his transaction code, branch address and transaction validity date. This transaction code will be valid for a maximum of two working days. The person will approach concerned bank branch along with his original CNIC/Smart Card and short code received from 8877 and get the defined quota of fresh notes.

How To Get New Currency Notes through SMS Complete Guide

How To Get New Currency Notes through SMS Complete Guide

“Get Fresh Currency Notes on Eid by SMS on 8877”

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Method to Get New Currency Notes on Eid:

To get fresh currency notes, you need to have two things:

  1.     Your CNIC number
  2. Branch ID of your nearest designated bank branch

If you know your nearest Bank Branch ID, then do following three steps in your mobile phone:

  1. Type: CNIC number <space> branch ID
  2. Send it as an SMS to 8877
  3. Charges of sending an SMS to 8877: Rs. 2 (plus tax)
  • In reply to the SMS, you will get transaction code from 8877, branch address and transaction code validity date which will be valid for two working days.
  • Once you receive the code, you will be notified that on which date you can get new currency notes. 
  • You have to visit the concerned branch along with your original CNIC card, its photocopy and the transaction code received from 8877 to acquire the fresh notes.

You will get the following currency notes:

  • 3 packets of 10 Rupees Currency Notes
  • 1 packet of 50 Rupees Currency Notes
  • 1 packet of 100 Rupee Currency Notes

You can get the details of your branch ID from the site of State bank of Pakistan (SBP) too, which is

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It may be mentioned here that the quota of fresh notes to be issued comprises of 3 packets each of Rs.10/-, 1 packet Rs.50/- with an optional packet of Rs. 100/- as per availability of stock with the concerned branch. It is also notified that a person can get fresh notes quota only once from his mobile phone number using his CNIC/Smart card number during the whole of Ramadan.

The charges for these services are Rs. 2/- plus tax, therefore, people are advised to avail the facility only once since additional SMS will only add to their cost. This process is started on the experimental basis for obtaining fresh currency notes and depending on its success, it will be expanded to more cities.

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