The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) in collaboration with the Excise, Taxation, and Narcotics Control Department (ET & NCD) has launched a vehicle verification service in the whole of Punjab from today.
This service can be availed by sending the vehicle’s registration number through SMS to 8785
You will immediately get the vehicle ownership details of automobiles registered across the Punjab through system generated response.
PITB in the last five years has digitized 270 projects across the province and this new system to verify vehicle ownership will further strengthen the dream of Digital Punjab.
Dr. Umar Saif the founding Vice-Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU), Chairman PITB, and Advisor to the CM Punjab said in a message that the joint efforts of PITB and ET & NCD would facilitate the people through smartphones to get authentic information online and without visiting the respective department 24/7.
What will this service do?
This service will prove to be extremely useful while performing all post-transaction like selling and purchasing of the vehicle prior to any of such transactions and to avoid false and fabricated information.
The status of yearly token tax of the vehicle in real-time, Chassis Number, Engine Number, Make, Model, Registration Date, Purchase Price, Color, Owner Name, Owner Father’s Name, and Owner City can also be retrieved through this service.