FAQ’s – SMS AlertsFAQ’s – SMS Alerts

FAQ’s – SMS Alerts

It’s an instant notifications to Bank Alfalah account holders for all debit and credit transactions. Every time a transaction is made, an SMS is generated and sent to customer’s registered valid mobile number.

All you need is a valid mobile number upon which you wish to receive SMS Alerts and contact your account-maintaining branch for registration. Alternatively, you can also call 111-225-111 for subscription.

There is no registration fee for SMS Alerts, however a monthly subscription fee is applicable. For information on SMS Alerts fee, please consult your branch, BAF Alfalah Call Center or visit for latest Schedule of Charges.

You can instantly receive alerts about transactional changes in your account via SMS. This real-time SMS Alerts facility gives the customer complete information about their account statements on 24/7 basis.

Bank Alfalah uses its official short code 8287 for its branch banking customers. You will receive both transactional and promotional messages from 8287.

Customer should contact his/her parent branch to get new number updated by submitting the form available at the branch.

If you change your mobile service (Mobile Number Portability – MNP), you will not stop receiving your SMS Alerts. In order to auto-update, you are required to type the three letter word ‘mnp’ and send to 8287 (normal messaging charges of a single message applies). You will receive a confirmation message from 8287 that your number has been updated.Once your number is updated, you will start receiving instant SMS Alerts.

Yes, you can receive SMS Alerts for two or more accounts on same mobile number.

Yes, Debit Card is not a pre-requisite of SMS Alerts subscription. A customer maintaining his/her account with BAF can also subscribe to SMS Alerts services.