How to pay PTA mobile registration tax to FBR-PTA mobile registration online

It is a detailed guide to pay pta mobile registration tax to fbr. If you want to register your phone, read it to the end.

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How to pay PTA mobile registration tax to FBR-PTA mobile registration online

Public guide to pay mobile tax in Pakistan

Generally, common public in Pakistan find pta mobile registration tax procedure quite difficult. Likewise, one of the most prominent reasons is the access of internet in rural areas. Similarly, in urban areas, people do not know the quickest and simple way to pay pta mobile tax. Since pta has made mobile registration easy by allowing mobile franchises to register unregistered mobile phones.

Therefore, in this guide, you will know; how to pay mobile registration tax to FBR. One need to follow some simple step. So, once done with it, you will be able to register pta blocked phone.

How to pay tax for pta mobile registration online?

This guide is for those people who want to get registered their devices after paying tax

  1. first of all, go to PTA website
  2. once you access PTA main page, on right corner, click online mobile registration
  3. You will see a login page, click on sign up, and make your account first. Without signing up you cannot access to login
  4. In signup form, you will be given two options


Purpose: select “personal”

User type: select “Pakistani”

5- After selecting the category, fill the complete form. Do not forget to write your cnic/passport number. Similarly, dual check IMEI number of your phone. Because, your phone will be registered against the IMEI number you provide there.

6- At the end you will give your password. It will be used later to login on PTA website

7- submit the form, you will receive an Email at your given email address

8- Open it, and click on the given link

9- It will redirect you to the PTA login page again, write your credential

10- After login, you will read the declaration page carefully

11- In user type, select second option “mobile registration to pay duty tax”

12- Write your contact number

13- Write your device IEMI number

14- Check with the SIM type single or dual

15-after writing all the details, submit the form

16- You will see a new window which will show COC details

17- It will display the payable tax against your device; you will be notified through sms and email address

18- In SMS/Email, you will receive a PSID code of 17 digits

Where to pay tax for pta mobile registration online?

You can pay duty tax by giving PSID code, to ATM, or any bank

How to know whether my device is get registered or not?

You will receive a confirmation message once you pay payable tax. You can also check your phone status, by logging in PTA website.

What to do if my device is not registered in PTA DIRBS sytem after paying tax?

If you do not receive a confirmation message, or your device status shows unregistered after paying tax, you can contact on following link


  1. My friend sent me Samsung galaxy note 4 from paris, its network is not working, I have done the process of 8484, they told me we will send u confirmation, but still msg did not come to me. How much tax I have to pay for Samsung galaxy note4. plz let me know.

  2. Sir my samsung C7000 phone’s SIM1 is block but SIM2 is working… Sim 1 have no signal . I sent msg at 8484 with sim1 IMEI the answer is block due to stolen or miss use ..
    I baught it from a mobile shop i think the shopkeeper report it bcz mobile box is not given me by shopkeeper.. So plz tell me how i can unblock my phone .

  3. Dear Sir,

    Good Day!1!

    I already purchased I-phone X in Dec 2018 from dubai. am I liable to pay tax? and how much I will pay to govt.?

  4. Salam
    I have paid the tax of my mobile samsung a50 in bank but it’s been 24 hours, my sim didn’t start working. What I need to do now

    • Hello, Ayait Batool thanks for reaching to us. Mam, kindly wait for another 24 hours. After 48 hours restart your phone and check if sim is working or not. if it is blocked you need to visit the nearest fbr office along with payment slip.

  5. Hello Sir,

    What about One Mobile Duty Free Registration for Outsider Pakistani’s.??

    I Bring Samsung Galaxy S8+. It’s Blocked after 60 days of activation in Pakistan. Can I make duty free Registration for this mobile?

    If no. Then if I bring one more and before blocking can I make duty free Registration for that??

    Your positive response will be highly appreciated.

    Thank You. !

  6. Salam Sir around One month ago I Purchase 2nd hand P30 Pro from the market with PTA Approved status with box and yesterday night I got a message from 8484 that

    Your mobile device IMEI is valid not Approved by PTA and is active on jazz since 2020-01-02 please register your device within 60 days
    after this message I check multiple time and every time system says your device is not registered or not PTA approved
    what does it mean sir

    • w.slam qasim. thanks for contacting us. Sir the time when you bought your phone it was freshly imported. PTA gives 60 days to register such device. Your seller didn’t pay the registration fee and sold phone to you without telling the whole truth. Now after 60 days your device will be blocked.

  7. Tax tax tax jitne ka mobile Hai us se zaida tax pay Karna Karna parta aj tak kesi ka mobile on nhi how a Iski waja kiya hai or mere pas huawei ka router hai modle.B315-936 hai uspe kitna tax lagy ga?

  8. My friend sent me Redmi MI Note 7S from India, its network is not working, I have done the process of 8484, they told me we will send u confirmation, and also process from Zong Franchise but still msg did not come to me. How much tax I have to pay for Redmi Note 7S. plz let me know

  9. AoA
    First of all I would like to appreciate your service. Phonebechdou has the most relevant information about the latest developments in the mobile phone ecosystem. Good work!

    My question is that I have bought a Oneplus 6T from Oneplus official website for $349. My friend is sending it to me from USA. Now according to the FBR tax slabs it is under $350 value and its tax should be 6180 rupees, however, Dirbs system shows me tax amount of Rs. 17650/- which applies to the phones having value between $350 and & 500. Is there a way where I can show the actual value of my phone and pay the proper tax amount?

  10. I want to take mobile from dubai to Pakistan, xiaomi mi max 3,costing around 22000 pkr,can it be registered in pakistan?how much will be PTA tax??

  11. Sir, i have paid tax for my iphone 6s. But i am facing problem of “iphone not activated” once i insert zong sim. My phone works on other networks. How to fix this.

  12. Y7 last yaer suadia sy aya tha…. Registers b krwaya tha… Ab ye msg phr aa raha…..
    Your mobile device IMEI(86678104842425) is GSMA valid but not PTA Approved/Registered and is active on JAZZ since 2020-01-31. PTA has extended your due date for registration till 18th April 2020. kindly pay the applicable FBR tax/duty fee against your PSID to avoid blocking of your device.
    Plzz answe me

  13. sir my question is that i have huawei mate 10lite from ksa at the end of 2018 after that i use normaly till now but when i put second sim then i get message from 8484 about tax. when i checked with PTA it shows ur imei is registered
    as per my observance one imei is registered and other is not
    what i will do now for 2nd IMEI which i used few days ago. i think my point clear to u plz explain me the solution.

  14. Actually i want to know my mobile tax and how much tax and how i can pay online tax for that mobile my device Hawaie model DIG l 21 so please tell me how much tax and how i an pay my tax

  15. mgne ye qmobile noir apni frnd se liya tha kch tym ke lye ab is pe msg aya ke pta se approve karwe wrna blocked hojyea is ki kya fee hogi bta den plz

  16. Asslamoelicom sir. My passport have eligible but pta message show your passport isn’t eligible tax exempt from fbr. I coming to Pakistan in 29th July 2019 . Government have onance one mobile is free no tax.
    My mobile is Samsung Galaxy A50

  17. Mobile model:SM-C5018, is dual sim, one sim is registered and the other one not, is it possible now to register it without paying any tax. Tomorrow pta extends the deadline for blocking of imei but if I msg at 8484 it sends the same msg imei not registered. Is this deadline extended for imported mobiles or local mobiles as well.
    And if possible kindly tell the tax i have to pay if this the only way to unblock my second sim slot

  18. My brother sent me Iphone XR from USA, its network is not working, I have done the process of 8484
    Pls tell me how much duty have too pay ?

  19. Assalam I Alaikum
    Sir mene aik non PTA approved phone kharida hai Pakistan Mai. Main yah Janna tha ki is phone ki registration ke liye kya main kisi aur foreigner friend ka passport use kar sakta hun for discount purposes.??
    Kya passport per ek se jyada phone register ho sakte hain?

  20. Sir mery pas Huwai p40 Pro+ mobile phone hy aur pta ka account bna k apply kia hwa hy. 01-09-2020 ko apply kia tha abhi tak psid and tax duties generate nahi hui. itna time q lag raha hy


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