PTA Mobile Tax Calculator
Pakistani citizens are quite disappointed by the latest government decision on mobile phones. If you are bringing or importing more than one phone to Pakistan, you have to pay a huge amount of tax for it. Here is a simple guide to determining PTA Mobile Tax and you can also check the status of PTA IMEI if the tax is due or not.
Latest News About Mobile Phone Taxes In Pakistan
A few days ago, the information minister, Fawad Chaudhary, officially announced it. He says that:
“Overseas Pakistani can bring more than one mobile phone with them but they have to pay tax on other mobile phone sets.”
According to recent announcements, no registration or duty is required on phones that were activated or used before 1st December 2018. For others, terms and conditions are mentioned below.
- You can bring up to 5 phones per year to Pakistan.
- One phone is allowed to be registered as duty-free. You have to pay tax on additional phones.
Well, some relief has been given to the people visiting Pakistan.
- No registration/duty needed on any phone(s) using foreign sims on roaming.
- No registration/duty needed if phones to be used in Pakistan for less than 30 days.
In case, if you put in a Pakistani SIM then you have to get the phone registered within 30 days. Neglecting to do so will result in the phone being blocked.
How much mobile tax you have to pay at the airport or at the customs offices? We have made a mobile tax calculator or phone registration tax finder which can give you an idea of how much tax you can pay for your phone.
|Mobile phone price range in USD||PTA tax price range in Pakistan|
|$1 to $30||PKR. 430|
|$31 to$100||PKR. 3200|
|$101 to $200||PKR. 9580|
|$201 to $350||PKR. 12200 plus 17% sales tax Ad Valorem|
|$351 to $500||PKR. 17800 plus 17% sales tax Ad Valorem|
|$501 to above than $501||PKR. 36870 plus 17% sales tax Ad Valorem|
Its a simple sheet that can help you to determine the value of tax that is due on imported phones.