Govt. exempts free phone status- PTA phone registration online latest update
Every imported phone will be taxed as per Federal government new mobile tax regulations
Federal government of Pakistan has removed exemption of first free phone for overseas Pakistanis and every international traveler coming to Pakistan.
It was revealed in finance committee that after the application of new finance bill, first free phone status will be removed and it is already applicable since 1st July. Customs officials told the Govt committee that from now on every passenger coming to Pakistan will have to bear tax on new phone he is bringing from other country.
Earlier, one mobile was allowed to bring in Pakistan without paying any tax. One just needed to register its imei number on pta dirbs system within 6o days.
After new tax order on imported mobile phone, there is no tax exemption.