MAU ICTA Registration of SIM Cards


On Oct. 18, MAU ICTA informed of obligation to re-register SIM cards.


  • MAU ICTA informed of obligation for all Mauritian SIM card holders to re-register them.
  • Main Points
  • Following the entry into force of the Information and Communication Technologies (Registration of SIM) Regulations 2023, all national SIM holders must re-register them.
  • Every SIM must be registered to its user, in order to protect subscribers against all types of fraud, identity theft, other crimes; SIMs not registered will be deactivated.
  • Re-registration will be possible via the webpages/the applications of phone providers.
  • Subscribers with no access to services online can do the re-registration in person.
  • Effectiveness
  • The period for re-registration of SIMs will be from Oct. 31, 2023 to Apr. 30, 2023.

Regulators MAU ICTA
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference PR, 10/18/2023;
Functions Compliance; Legal; Privacy; Technology
Countries Mauritius
Category
State
Products Corporate
Regions EMEA
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 10/18/2023
Effective Date 4/30/2024
Rule Id 188607
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 10/18/2023
Report Section International

Last substantive update on 10/23/2023