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How to Pay Custom Duty and PTA Tax on Imported Mobiles through Internet Banking


In an earlier post, we have discussed in detail on how to register your imported mobile phone online with PTA. And this is the part-2 of that previous post. Here we will tell you how easy it is to pay FBR's custom duty and PTA's tax on imported mobile phones through internet banking, mobile banking and ATMs. FBR has developed ADC (Automatic Delivery Channel) to pay taxes online which has made tax payments on imported mobile phones efficient and convenient. 

How to Pay FBR's Custom Duty and PTA's Tax on Mobile Phones in Pakistan

Although making a tax or mobile import duty payment online is very easy and internet banking users might be already familiar with this feature however we will write step by step procedure for those who are using it the first time. 
Banks at which this facility is available included Askari Bank, Bank Alfalah, Meezan Bank, NBP, Habib Metro, ICBC, Soneri Bank, JS Bank, MCB, UBL, HBL, ABL, Summit Bank, Bank of Punjab, Bank Al Habib, Faysal Bank, Silkbank and BankIslami.
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Pay Custom Duty and PTA Tax on Imported Mobiles through Internet Banking

  • Login to the FBR website and prepare the Payment Slip ID (PSID). Select the ADC payment mode on the PSID. Note down the PSID number on completion of payment for further processing,
  • Now login to the internet or mobile banking system of your bank or visit the nearest ATM. On the bill payment screen of the bank, select ‘FBR’ as a biller. Enter the PSID number obtained from FBR’s website. Then the payment details shall be visible for approval of the payment of taxes. Upon confirmation, the bank account of the taxpayer shall be debited and a message of the successful transaction shall be visible on the screen.
  • Within three hours of confirmation, the payment will be marked as paid. A CPR will be provided to the taxpayer through e-mail and confirmation message sent on SMS. At the same time, CPR will be available on the FBR system for further use.
  • After confirmation of payment of duty and taxes, the mobile device will be white-listed on PTA’s DIRBS system.

Although the above mentioned simplified procedure is applicable for all e-banking facilities of all major banks, however, to further elaborate, here we are giving the complete procedure for online tax payments through MCB Bank and HBL Bank.

Payment of Taxes of Imported Mobiles through HBL Internet Banking

  1. Login hbli (HBL Internet Banking)
  2. Click on the option 'Pay'
  3. Click on '+ Make New Payment'
  4. Select category as 'Govt/ Excise/ Taxation'
  5. Select 'FBR'
  6. Enter the 17 digit PSID (given by PTA/ FBR) in the text box
  7. See the payment details and click 'Next'
  8. Enter One Time Password (sent to your mobile number and email by HBL) and click 'Pay'
  9. Congratulations you have paid the taxes successfully.

Payment of Taxes of Mobile through MCB Bank Internet Banking 

  1. Login to MCB Internet Banking
  2. Click on 'Bill Payment' option and then select 'Register Biller' and 'Add New Biller'.
  3. Select 'FBR' as the biller
  4. Enter PSID number and confirm payment on the next screen.
After successfully paying the taxes your mobile phone will be whitelisted in PTA's database and may be used with any local mobile phone service provider.

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