FBR issues alert as smuggled vehicles may take advantage of political march

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday issued alert that some unscrupulous persons may transport smuggled vehicles taking advantage of rally stage by a political party. Read more »

Tourists allowed temporary import of vehicles

KARACHI: Tourists visiting Pakistan are allowed to import vehicles temporarily with certain conditions under Customs Rules 2001. Read more »

Customs intelligence recovers huge quantity of liquor from diplomatic consignments

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Karachi has recovered huge quantity of liquor from consignments brought in Pakistan under the garb of diplomatic goods. Read more »

Pakistan Customs’ travel guide for passengers

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has issued travel guide for persons departing to or arriving from abroad regarding clearance of goods under prevailing laws. Read more »

No legal proceeding against customs officials while exercising powers

KARACHI: Customs laws protect officials from legal proceedings in case anything done in good faith while exercising powers. Read more »

Penalties for smuggling under Pakistan’s customs law

KARACHI: Award of death sentence has been prescribed for smuggling of narcotic drugs under Customs law of Pakistan. Read more »

Business community demands Pakistan Customs to launch Authorized Economic Operator certification

KARACHI: The business community has demanded Pakistan Customs of launching Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) certification program, which will enable business and industrial units to become trustworthy member of international supply chain. Read more »

FBR takes measures to improve trade facilitation in Balochistan

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken measures to improve trade facilitation and curb smuggling in Balochistan. Accordingly a senior BS-21 officer of Pakistan Customs Service(PCS) has been specifically posted as... Read more »

Provisional release of offended imported goods

KARACHI: The collector of customs has been empowered to allow provisional release of imported goods, on which any offence is detected, against duty and payment and submission of bank guarantee for penalty... Read more »

Customs empowered to stop vessel departure till payment of dues

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has been empowered to refuse clearance of vessel until payment of dues including port dues and other charges and penalties. Read more »

SRO to save customs officers in mega gold scam challenged before FBR policy board

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Internal Audit (Customs) Lahore has challenged the issuance of SRO 1114(I)/2019 before the Policy Board of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) alleging the issuance of the... Read more »

Customs officers authorized business access for audit

KARACHI: Customs officers have been authorized under customs laws to enter business premises to access records necessary for the purpose of audit. Read more »