iGA Confirms Validity of NotifyMe SMS from GOVBH
08 Oct 2019
Authority responds to rumours circulating on social media
In response to rumors on social media regarding SMSs from (GOVBH), Information & eGovernment Authority confirms that the messages are valid and official, being sent through telecom companies, in collaboration with TRA, as previously announced in 25th September 2019.
To verify the authenticity of the message, the user will be directed immediately to the official National Portal, www.bahrain.bh, which is the only registration platform.
iGA urges users once again to update their contact details in order to receive official government notifications related to their government transactions via SMS and email in instead of by post. Bahrainis, residents, and GCC citizens can avail of the service by visiting the National Portal at Bahrain.bh, or by following the link contained within the SMS. Users must also make sure to enter their correct mobile numbers and emails as the system will carry out an automatic confirmation process prior to registration.
To use the NotifyMe service on Bahrain.bh, users can login with their eKey or ID card, then select ‘Register Contact Details’. Once the login attempt is successful, the system will request users to enter their mobile numbers and One-Time Passwords (OTP) which they will receive via SMS on the same mobile number. They can then click on the link they receive by emails to complete the registration process.