Each year State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) issues new currency notes during Eid and 2019 will not be different. But do you how to get these new currency notes?
To facilitate the customers SBP initiated the SMS method during previous years. The success of the use of modern technology was appreciated by all segments of society and will also be applicable for this Eid ul Fitr.
Follow these steps if you want to get new Pakistani currency notes for Eid:
1) Write your Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) Number
2) Write the branch code from you want to receive cash
3) Send SMS to 8877
4) You will receive a confirmation with Redemption Code, it’s expiry date & E-Branch Address
5) Visit the branch within 2 days and receive your new currency notes
Important: Each CNIC/Smart card number or mobile phone number can only be used once.
Through the simple SMS process you can get registered for receiving fresh currency notes of the required amount without any problem.
Booking will start from May 19, 2019 while the branches will start issuing new currency notes from 20th May and will continue the service till 31st May.
The IDs and list of e-branches is available on the official website of SBP. You should check the list choosing the nearest bank to receive your currency notes.
[junkie-alert style=”green”] A person will be eligible to receive 3 packets of Rs. 10, 1 packet of Rs. 50 and 1 packet of Rs. 100. One CNIC and one number can only be used once through this system. [/junkie-alert]
State Bank of Pakistan revealed that this year new currency will be available in 1718 branches and SBP BSC officces across 142 cities of Pakistan.
Last year the numbers of branches were 1535, increased branches means that SBP is expanding its network for currency notes distribution during Eid.
Before this SMS method and procedure people faced problems due to higher demands of new currency notes during Eid.
To resolve customer complaints a dedicated help desk is available which can be contacted at UAN (021) 111-008-877