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Unique Identification Number (UIN)

In order to maintain a traceable link for each trade and transaction, executed in the stock market, NCCPL provides a centralized mechanism for the registration of investors in NCSS by assigning UIN.

Clients of Members are categorized in the following manner:

  1. Individual Pakistani Citizen
  2. Individual Foreigner/overseas Pakistani citizens/Non-Pakistani residing in Pakistan
  3. Non-individuals
    • Corporate/individual - Broker
    • Corporate – Company
    • Corporate – fund/other organization

All registered UINs are provided to the stock exchange by NCCPL and stock exchanges link up the UINs with the trading systems at their end and it is mandatory for the Members to enter client code / ID having such UIN while placing any order in the trading system. The trading systems of the stock exchanges verify the client code / ID with the UIN registration details on Pre-trade basis and reject any order failing this validation.

Benefits of UIN Implementation

  1. Enable Members to register their clients by assigning unique code to manage their business efficiently and effectively.
  2. Provide Traceable Links for all Trades and Transactions executed in the Capital Market of Pakistan.
  3. Provide great relief and facilitation in monitoring compliance and surveillance of relevant Rules and Regulations by the Apex and Front Line Regulators.
  4. Provides facilitation to the stock exchange to implement effective risk management measures.
  5. Provide facilitation to various Govt. Agencies in investigation and inquiries.
  6. Provides great relief to the market participants to synchronize their Back Office records.
  7. Provides facilitation to the Central Depository Company (“CDC”) to create a logical linkage between CDS Account Holders and Investors.
  8. Provides facilitation to the Mercantile Exchange for the registration of Commodities Investors.
  9. Provides effective control over Pledging of Securities with the Banks by Market Participants.
  10. Bring very useful information for the Capital Market of Pakistan by disclosing Foreign and Local Investors Portfolio on a daily basis, commonly known as “FIPI” and “LIPI”.
  11. Without having UIN Functionality “Automation of Securities Settlement” mechanism could not be implemented.
  12. Without having UIN Functionality “Client Level Margining System” could not be implemented at the stock exchange.

UIN Statistics

Total UINs Registered during JULY 2023 - JANUARY 2024
MonthTotal UINsOnline ProcessNormal Process
AUG-23 5,655 4,709 946
SEP-23 4,698 3,947 751
OCT-23 5,676 4,839 837
NOV-23 5,441 4,604 837
DEC-23 7,503 6,334 1,169
JAN-24 6,870 5,729 1,141

Total UIN Registered in NCCPL (with Active Trading Account) Statistics
Sr. #UIN TYPEActive UIN as at DECEMBER 30, 2023UIN opened during JANUARY 2024UIN closed during JANUARY 2024Converted to RDA during JANUARY 2024Active UIN as of JANUARY 31, 2024
1 Individuals 284,023 3,595 -654 - 286,964
2 Corporate Companies 1,804 5 -2 - 1,807
3 Broker Clearing Members 202 0 -1 - 201
4 Fund /Others 1,284 5 -4 - 1,285
5 Foreigner Individuals 15,909 121 -35 (32) 15,963
6 RDA/NRPs 10,674 96 (1) 32 10,801
Total UIN Registered313,8963,822(697)-317,021

"UIN Registration status (Active Trading Accounts) for the month of JANUARY-2024"
DescriptionNos. of UINs
"CKO Investors""NON-CKO Investors"RDATotal
UINs as at 01-JANUARY-2024 163,705 139,517 10,674 313,896
New UINs registered during the month 3,726 - 96 3,822
Existing investors registered in CKO regime / RDA during the month 609 - 32 641
Total UINs registered in CKO regime / RDA 4,335 - 128 4,463
UINs closed during the month (332) (364) (1) (697)
Inclusion of Non-CKO UINs in CKO regime / RDA - (641) - (641)
UINs as at 31-JANUARY-2024167,708138,51210,801317,021
"Geographical breakdown of Investors registered in CKO Regime (Active Trading Account) for the month of JANUARY-2024 "
LocationNos. UINs
Karachi 1275
Lahore 535
Islamabad 220
Other Cities 2,302
Total UINs 4,335
RDA 128
Grand Total4,463
"Mode of registration of Investors in CKO Regime (Active Trading Accounts) for the month of JANUARY-2024"
Mode of RegistrationNos. of UINs
CKO Online 2,468
CKO Physical 673
CKO Shared KYC-Wallet 1,192
CKO Shared KYC -CDC 2
Total CKO 4,335
RDA 128
Grand Total4,463
"Manner of registration of Investors in CKO Regime (Active Trading Accounts) for the month of JANUARY-2024 "
Manner of RegistrationNos. of UINs
Normal-CKO 2,471
Sahulat-CKO 1,864
Total CKO 4,335
RDA 128
Grand Total4,463

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