SBP to provide new currency notes from June 12; here is how you can get them before Eid
ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBPBSC) has re-
launched the SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public.
HOW YOU CAN GET NEW CURRENCY NOTES
The fresh notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “e-branches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC.
The issuance of fresh currency through Mobile SMS service will commence from 12th June and continue till 23rd June, 2017.
The service will be provided through 1,000 e-branches in 120 cities across Pakistan to ensure maximum geographical coverage.
The charges for the service are Rs. 1.50/- plus tax, per SMS.
Under this facility, a person may send an SMS message comprising his/her 13 digits CNIC/Smart Card number along with the desired e-branch ID [e.g. 3130205839863(space)KHI005] to short code 8877.
In return, the person will receive an SMS containing redemption code, e-branch address and the code validity period. Redemption code received by the customer will be valid for two (02) working days as per
the mentioned dates in the SMS.
The customer may then approach the concerned e-branch along with
his/her original CNIC/Smart Card, a photocopy of the CNIC/Smart Card and transaction code received from 8877 to obtain fresh currency notes.
An individual can obtain three (03) packets of Rs.10/- and one
(01) packet each of Rs. 50/- & Rs. 100/- as per availability of stock.