Type your CNIC number along with the branch code of the nearby bank and send it to 8877
Fresh Currency Notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2019
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that the fresh currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 will be available between May 20 and May 31, 2019.
As per SBP announcement, each consumer will be allowed to take three bundles of Rs. 10, and one bundle each of Rs. 50 and Rs. 100 notes.
How To Get New Currency Notes for Eid in Pakistan?
The SBP has launched an SMS service in this regard. Interested people can register themselves through this service before visiting the designated branches to avail the new currency notes.
The registration method is simple; just type your CNIC number along with the branch code of the nearby bank and send it to 8877.
Charges for this service are Rs. 2 plus tax/SMS. The message format is “CNICe-branch code.” For instance: [12345-9876543-2(space)KHI001]
The fresh currency notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “e-branches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC. The service will be provided through 1702 e-branches & 16 SBP BSC offices in 142 cities across Pakistan to ensure maximum geographical coverage.
The top bank stated that it will not entertain multiple requests from one mobile number.
Once the process is completed, the consumers will receive an SMS with information about their Redemption Code, E-Branch Address and Expiry Date of Redemption Code.
Upon receiving such a message, you can visit the respective bank branch with your original CNIC, its photocopy, and the Redemption Code received through 8877 SMS.
Redemption code received by the customer will be valid for two working days as per the mentioned dates in the SMS.
The system shall provide the fresh currency notes on a first come first serve basis and new bookings will be closed once the system reaches its capacity.
It is also notified that each CNIC/Smart card number or mobile phone number can only be used once. No transaction code will be issued to the sender in case he/she sends the same CNIC/Smart card number from different mobile numbers or sends different CNIC/Smart card numbers from the same mobile number during the service.
Here you can get the list of branch codes http://www.sbp.org.pk/.