Custom Clearance Procedure For Import In Pakistan
What is the process flow of import clearance? From IGM to out of charge order.
Import Clearance Procedure in Pakistan – (Process flow)
- Arrival of the Import Cargo in the Customs Ports (Issued IGM In System)
- Collect Required Import Documentation For Customs Clearance
- Create Import Goods Declaration in WeBoc System
- Pay Customs Duty and Other Taxes in Bank
- Gate Out Cargo or Goods From Port Area. (Out of Order Charge)
The Arrival of the Import Cargo at the Terminals:
Import Documentation For Customs Clearance:
- Invoice of shipment.
- Packing list.
- Bill of lading.
- A copy of the Letter of Credit or Contract.
- A copy of the Sales Tax Registration Certificate as an importer.
- A copy of the National Tax Number.
- Copy of the most recent sales tax return
Process flow of import clearance In WeBoc
In Step 2: After Submitting, GD will assign to the cashier for payment of customs duty, if a trader appoints any clearing agent so they will calculate customs duty and inform the trader to get the payment order prepared from the bank.
In Our Post How to calculate Import Duty & Taxes In Pakistan, we share the basic structure of Customs Duty & how can we calculate customs duty in Pakistan
In Step 3: Now the system will send GD according to trader`s categorized channel (Green, Yellow, Red) if the importer is a new or importing consignment first time, so this cargo must be passed through the red channel so GD will send to Examiner in order to Examine your imported goods.
WeBoc system will use its own risk management system and send GD according to trader`s predetermine channels (Green, Yellow, Red channels). If you are a regular trader and you have imported or exported more than 50 consignments but still your cargo pass through the red channel so don`t worry, soon we will post detailed information how can you change your channel in WeBoc system.
In Step 4: After examination of goods, GD will send to appraiser for checking value of the consignment, HS code and duty, if the value of your cargo will OK, so they will allow cargo, otherwise, the appraiser will increase value, and again assign GD to cashier for payment of extra amount of duty and taxes which dues, due to increases of consignment value.
Final Step: Finally after payment of extra charges, GD will send to Gate Out Staff, now take your cargo from the port area that`s all.