Tourists allowed retaining motor vehicles without duty, taxes for six months

Tourists allowed retaining motor vehicles without duty, taxes for six months

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has allowed tourists/foreign travelling Pakistan to bring motor vehicles without payment of duty and taxes and retain such motor vehicles for six months.

The FBR issued SRO 495(I)/2021 on Thursday to amend Customs Rules, 2001. Through the amendment the retention period of motor vehicles has been increased to six months from three months.

The notification amended the definition of tourist as: “tourist means a person not normally resident in Pakistan, who enters into Pakistan for a stay of not more than six months in the course of any twelve months period for legitimate non-immigrant purpose.”

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