Costa Logistics Packers and Movers

International Customs Regulations Services

Custom Duty and Customs Regulations in Pakistan

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Passport for each family member
  • Work Permit (for foreign nationals) or NOC from Investment Promotion Bureau, Govt. of Pakistan
  • Letter from employer stating that the Customer will be stationed in Pakistan for approximately three years (for foreign nationals)
  • Employer Certificate
  • Pakistan Nationals require a National Identity Card (copy)
  • Transfer of Residence Certificate
  • Inventory, descriptive showing contents of cartons and of each lift van
  • Bank Guarantee required for all shipments loose in steamship container, CUSTOMER/ACCOUNT MUST BE ADVISED BEFORE SHIPMENT MOVES CUSTOMS REGULATIONS
  • CUSTOMER MUST BE IN COUNTRY AT TIME OF CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
  • Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free in reasonable quantity
  • New or used furniture need the following
  • Form "A" Customs
  • Passport
  • Invoice/packing
  • Employee Certificate
  • Above in case of foreign nationals and proof that returning national is returning permanently
  • Allowed under personal baggage or transfer to residence
  • Customer presence is required for clearance


DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS

  • Duties apply to all electrical items, major appliances and new items (invoices/receipts required)
  • Duties also apply to tobacco products, perfumes, toiletries and foodstuffs


PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Alcohol (will be confiscated at port of entry)
  • Drugs
  • Firearms, weapons, explosives and ammunition. If imported must have Exemption Certificate from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad
  • Pornographic material and statues
  • Recorded VCR tapes and other movies


MOTOR VEHICLES

  • Importation is allowed only to diplomats and Pakistani Nationals
  • Duties apply - varies from 10090 to value (cost plus freight)
  • Documents required:
  • Import Permit
  • Passport
  • Invoice/old registration book


PETS

  • Health Certificate
  • Passport of owner required for import
  • Customers presence is required for clearance
  • Allowed accompanied or as unaccompanied baggage


URL: http://www.fbr.gov.pk