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MoC issues procedure for customs clearance under personal baggage, transfer of residence, gift scheme

MoC issues procedure for customs clearance under personal baggage, transfer of residence, gift scheme

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Commerce issued procedure for imports and customs clearance under schemes including personal baggage, gift and transfer of residence.

The ministry of commerce issued SRO 902(I)/2020 dated September 25, 2020 and notified Import Policy Order 2020 while repealing the previous Import Policy Order, 2016.

The ministry through the policy order issued procedure for import under personal baggage, gift scheme and transfer of residence schemes.

Procedure for import

(1) Personal baggage: Filing of Goods Declaration under section 79 of the Customs Act, 1969 accompanied with the following documents namely:

  1. a) Purchase receipt;
  2. b) Bill of Lading dated not later than 120 days from the date of arrival in Pakistan of the applicant; and
  3. c) Attested photocopy of passport or Pakistan Origin Card (original passport or Pakistan Origin Card required .to be checked by customs at the time of clearance)

(2) Gift Scheme: Filing of Goods Declaration under section 79 of the Customs Act, 1969 accompanied with the following documents namely;-

  1. a) NIC;
  2. b) Purchase receipt;
  3. c) Bill of Lading (showing name and address of consignee);
  4. d) Attested photocopy of passport or Pakistan Origin Card; and

(3) Transfer of Residence: Filing of Goods Declaration under section 79 of the Customs Act, 1969 accompanied with the following documents namely;-

  1. a) Purchase receipt;
  2. b) Attested photocopy of passport or Pakistan Origin Card (original passport or Pakistan Origin Card may be required to be checked by the customs at the time of clearance);
  3. c) Bill of Lading (dated not later than 120 days from the date of arrival of applicant.

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