How to import to Pakistan, step by step process

Complete Procedures to import goods to Pakistan


Detail the import methodology in Pakistan. How to import to Pakistan? What are the import procedures in Pakistan to move goods?  Explain about import registration process, cargo movement to Pakistan from overseas countries, Import delivery process in Pakistan etc. 


This post explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Pakistan government authority for importation to Pakistan.


You have to register your company for exporting and importing anything for commercial purpose from and into Pakistan. Subsequently get the National Tax Number and Sales Tax Number for your company. Enlistment in both Chamber of Commerce and Industries or any relevant trade association and with the Export Promotion Bureau is also required.

Pakistan Customs is the gatekeeper of Pakistan borders against transit of illegal products, controls smuggling and is facilitator of genuine trade. It works under the Federal Board of Revenue that managed by the Ministry of Finance.

The efficiency of the Customs Clearance process is depend on having the valid documents, the accuracy of the information provided in the documents as well as the promptness in submitting the documents and filing the necessary applications for the Customs Clearance. Any delay in filing or absence of documents can delay the clearance process and thereby importer supposed incur demurrage on the imported cargo but also stand to loose business opportunities. Understanding the right export documents is essential for smooth import and export procedures.


For the most part in all nations there are three phases of process for import. One time enrolment method to acquire import permit, documentation required for importation and Import customs clearance procedures. Point by point data on these three phases of imports has been specified independently in this site. You may click underneath those data connects to find out about well ordered techniques on the most proficient method to import:


License required for Import

Import documents required

Import Customs Process


This post explains about different phases in import process that every importer needs to go through in Pakistan.



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