How it works

TopicRemarksSample for data entry (Not actual data)
3.1Membership Registration ( Personal details)
Select your Nationality from given listTanzanian
Enter Region/State/Ward/ where you are currently residing (OR Physical address details)Dar es Salaam/Kinondoni/Sinza kwa remmy
Enter your Three names starting with First name, Given/middle name and Last/Surname as per your legal ID (national ID, Voters ID,Driving Licence ID and Passport ID )Christopher Ndagile Kibushuti
Enter your ID numberT100488083603
Enter ID type (national ID, Voters ID,Driving Licence ID, Passport ID etc )Voters ID
Enter registered mobile number ( Should be the number always in the phone whose IMEI you are registering-ie should be active number). With this number you can be reached by IMEIC. Via mobile money you may receive money as promotion offers from IMEIC. Also you may receive adverts and sms alerts. Note that it is ilegal using unregistered number754680285
Enter Email addresschristopherkibushuti@yahoo.com
Would you like to get mail/sms notifications of stolen/lost items as they are reported by others.Yes/No ( If YES select Countries from which you wish to get notification )Yes, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
Security questions (For resetting password)
Month of birth (MM)5
Name of your Primary school where you graduatedKiseke
Mother’s first nameMonica
Enter password and confirm. Keep your password safe and never ever show it to anyone.
Registering Items
3.2Registering Mobile phone (Select from Phone brand/make names)
Enter phone modelSAMSUNG-J7
Make sure your phone is genuine. Dial *#06# and register displayed IMEI (15 digit number). If your phone is of two lines register them as IMEI1 and IMEI2 .Note that It is ilegal to buy and use fake or stolen phone as well as manouvering/tempering phone IMEI . INTENT will not be liable for whatsoever consequence thereof.
Enter phone IMEI (You will get notification if it is registered under stolen/lost items or it is duplicate otherwise proceed with registration)
IMEI-1 (For Phones with one line option)352848078268519
IMEI-2 (For Phones with two lines option)352848078268517
Enter 12 Digit phone Wi-Fi MAC address-For Smartphone only (You will get notification if it is registered under stolen items otherwise proceed with registration)Ignore semicolon ( ; ), Colon ( : ) and space for data entryE83A12872D8D
Enter 12 Digit phone Bluetooth MAC address-For Smartphone only (You will get notification if it is registered under stolen items otherwise proceed with registration)Ignore semicolon ( ; ), Colon ( : ) and space for data entryE83A12872D8C
Enter phone serial number (Optional to smartphone but mandatory for feature phone)This is device serial number apart from IMEIR21GBOFFY8R
You will receive confirmation of item registration with Ref number or requesting to fill in missing information.
3.3Registering Laptop
Make sure your Laptop is not registered in stolen items as per Section …5…. below. Note that It is ilegal to buy and use stolen item and INTENT will not be liable for whatsoever consequence thereof. To get laptop serial number -On start computer start menu use command propmt (cmd) and type ‘wmic bios get serialnumber’
Select laptop make/Brand from the list
Enter laptop serial number (eg. 5CG540305M). You will get notification if it is registered under stolen/lost items or it is duplicate otherwise proceed with registration)If you note that Laptop is already registered by someone else then contact IMEIC at support@imeicommunity with proof of ownership and will revert back to you for resolution. Refer FAQ for more details5CG540305M
You will receive confirmation of item registration with Ref number or requesting to fill in missing information.
3.4Registering genuine Car/Motorcycle/Threewheeler/Scooter etc with VIN (17 Digit Vehicle Identification Number)
Make sure your Car/Motorcycle/Scooter is not registered in stolen items as per section by VIN check below. Note that It is ilegal to buy and use stolen item and INTENT will not be liable for whatsoever consequence thereof.
Select from list
1. Car
2. Motorcycle/Motorbike/Scooter
3. Threewheeler
Enter Car/Motorcycle/Scooter 17 Digit VIN number (You will get notification if it is registered under stolen items or it is duplicate otherwise proceed with registration)If you note that your item is already registered by someone else then contact IMEIC at support@imeicommunity with proof of ownership and will revert back to you for resolution. Refer FAQ for more detailsLDAPAJ0B7FGB02504
Enter Car/Motorcycle/Scooter/Threewheeler Engine number (You will get notification if it is registered under stolen items otherwise proceed with registration)If you note that your item is already registered by someone else then contact IMEIC at support@imeicommunity with proof of ownership and will revert back to you for resolution. Refer FAQ for more details
Enter Car/Motorcycle/Scooter/Threewheeler local country registration number (e.g T532DHA for Tanzania) leave no spaceIf you note that your item is already registered by someone else then contact IMEIC at support@imeicommunity with proof of ownership and will revert back to you for resolution. Refer FAQ for more detailsT532DHA
Enter Car/Motorcycle/Scooter/Threewheeler modelTOYOTA, SPACIO
3.5Registering other items
Enter item name, make ,model and serial numberIf you note that your item is already registered by someone else then contact IMEIC at support@imeicommunity with proof of ownership and will revert back to you for resolution. Refer FAQ for more details
You will receive confirmation of your registration with Ref number or requesting to fill in missing information.
4Reporting personal Lost/ Stolen item
Select from list
1.Mobile phone
2.Laptop
3. Car
4. Motorcycle/Motorbike/Scooter
5. Threewheeler
6. Others
4.1Reporting personal Lost/ Stolen Mobile phone
Log in your account and select your registered phone which has been lost/stolen
Date when phone got lost/stolen (dd/mm/yyyy)22/02/2017
Place where Item got lost/stolen and brief description of how the incident happenedAt Mbezi tangi bovu-Kinondoni-Dar es salaam-Tanzania. The bandit grabbed my purse with the phone and other items in it and ran away
Phone number which was in use when phone got lost/stolen754680285
Select frequently used MNO (Mobile Network Operator)/Career with lost/stolen phoneVodacom
Select name of MNO/Career of phone number which was in use when phone got lost/stolenVodacom
Was the incidence reported to MNO/Career ? Yes/No . If Yes share date of reporting, place of reporting and name of MNO/Carrier22/02/2017; Vodacom shop Mlimani City; Vodacom; Dar es Salaam; Tanzania
Was the incidence reported to Police ? Yes/No. If Yes share date of reporting, place of reporting and report number22/02/2017; Kawe; Kinondoni; Dar es salaam; Tanzania; KAW/RB/2205/2017
Confirm phone stolen or Confirm phone lost/missingPhone stolen
(The login process can be bypassed by calling INTENT call centre and answering security questions correctly)
4.2Reporting other personal Lost/ Stolen items ( Laptop, Car,Motorcycle/Motorbike/Scooter etc)
Log in your account and select your registered item which has been lost/stolenItem: Laptop Brand: HP, Serial number: 5CG540305M
Date when item got lost/stolen (dd/mm/yyyy)16/05/2017
Place where Item got lost/stolen and brief description of how the incident happenedSalasala Mabanda mengi-Kinondoni-Dar es salaam-Tanzania. The bandit forcefully opened my car and took laptop bag with laptop and other items in it. They ran away in a saloon car.
Was the incidence reported to Police ? Yes/No. If Yes share date of reporting, place of reporting and report numberIf Yes provide fields to fill in date, place and report number17/05/2017; Kawe Police; Kinondoni; Dar es salaam; Tanzania; KAW/RB/5540/2017
Confirm item stolen or Confirm item lost/missingGive options (Yes/No) for confirmation. If Yes then the corresponding stolen item shoud be in STOLEN status for anyone to lookup in the worldItem stolen
(The login process can be bypassed by calling INTENT call centre and answering security questions correctly)
4.3Reporting lost/stolen and found phone (Ananymous reporting)
Enter IMEI, Serial number, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth MAC address (for Smartphone)352848078268519;E83A12872D8D
Enter your name (First, Middle and Surname)-OptionalJuma Hamad Amour
Enter contact number (Optional)784553442
Place where item was found (e.g Manzese Darajani-Dar es salaam-Tanzania). Select from list of CountriesManzese Darajani-Dar es salaam-Tanzania
Name of the Person found with the itemKubota Msalato
Phone number of the Person found with the item783778993
Email of the person found with the item
Reporting other personal Lost/ Stolen items ( Laptop, Car,Motorcycle/Motorbike/Scooter etc) Ananymous reporting)-Free of charge
Select item from the list and enter make ,model and serial number or VIN.
Enter your name (First, Middle and Surname)-Optional
Enter contact number (Optional)
Place where item was found/seen(e.g Manzese Darajani-Dar es salaam-Tanzania)
Name of the Person found with the itemJonas Mtano
Phone number of the Person found with the item782104000
Email of the person found with the itemjonasmtano@gmail.com
4.4Reporting Manouvers of item serial numbers and smugglers of stolen items
Give culprit name, Country, physical location and contact details like phone number email address. Share concrete evidence for your reportingTanzania/Dar es salaam/Kariakoo/Mtendeni street
IMEI Manouvers:
VIN Manouvers
Stolen phone smugllers:
Stolen laptop smugllers:
Stolen car smugllers:
Smugglers of motorcycle, scooter, threewheeler
5Quering /Checking item status (Member and non member)
Select from the list of items (Mobile phone, Laptop, Car, Motorcycle, Threewheeler, etc)
Smartphone: For best results,test the four parameters: IMEI, Wi-Fi MAC address, Bluetooth MAC address and Serial number one after the other or all together .If either one of the four has been manouvered still the rest will hold. It is unlikely to happen that all the four parameters have been manouvered.If found in the database the will be ” This phone is already registered in IMEIC database ” And if not registered the reply will be ;This phone is not registered in IMEIC database, Click here..(link)..to get it registered to be member and increase chances of getting it back if Lost/stolen. If stolen/lost and reported the reply should be ” This phone belongs to..(name of ther owner)…..and was lost/stolen at….(Country and location)……. please click here..(link)…to report its whereabouts”Enter 352848078268519 for IMEI test. Enter E83A12872D8D for Wi-Fi-MAC address test. Enter E83A12872D8C for Bluetooth MAC address test. Enter R21GBOFFY8R for serial number test (This sample is for SUMSANG phone)
Feature phone: Test both IMEI and other devise serial number one after the other or all togetherAll replies as above for Smartphone aboveEnter 352848078268519 for IMEI test and enter R21GBOFFY8R for other device serial number.
Others: Test item serial numbers (e.g Laptop serial number, car/Motorcycles etc. VIN.If found in the database the reply will be ” This item (name of selected item) is already registered in IMEIC database ” And if not registered the reply will be ;This item is not registered in IMEIC database, Click here..(link)..to get it registered to be member and increase chances of getting it back if lost/stolen. If lost/stolen and reported the reply will be ” This item belongs to..(name of ther owner)…..and was lost/stolen at….(Country and location)……. please click here..(link )…to report its whereabouts”