FBR directs Customs officials to declare dual nationality

FBR directs Customs officials to declare dual nationality

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue on Friday directed the officials of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) to provide information related to dual nationality.

The FBR – the apex tax collecting agency of Pakistan – has circulated an official memorandum in this regard to all chief collectors/collectors of customs and all directors general of customs department.

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According to the official memo, a format has been provided which will be filled by all officers of Pakistan Customs/Ex-Cadre BS-17 and above, for updation of data maintained by HRIS, FBR.

The officers have been directed that the necessary information should be submitted to the FBR latest by August 23, 2022.

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The customs officers are required to provide information in case of holding dual citizenship. The details must include: name, designation, BPS (grade), service group, CNIC No., Current place of posting and dual nationality.

In case of married, the officers are required to provide details, which include: spouse name, spouse Pakistan’s CNIC Number, Spouse Pakistan Passport Number, Spouse country of other nationality, and date of acquisition of foreign nationality.

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Whether the government servant is providing services or consultancy (temporary/regular/part time) to the local or international (or both) NGOs, community development organizations, community development corporation, non-profit organizations, thin tans, research organizations/centers, consultancy firms/organizations, in such cases the officers are required to provide details of name of organization/firm, role/designation in that firm and date of engagement with the concerned firm.

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