Mobile Phones Taxes in Pakistan Calculator: Find Out Exact Tax/Customs Rates!

Find the approximate taxes / duties to pay for a phone that you want to Import - Mobile Phone Taxes Calculator

You can bring in one mobile phone (feature or a smartphone) to Pakistan without paying customs duty or tax. But, if you are planning to “import” a phone or bring with you more than 1 (one) mobile device, you’d have to pay taxes for each respective device whether a feature phone or a smartphone/tablet.

We have been writing news about importing mobile phones into Pakistan, recently, here’s a complete guide for international travelers bringing in mobile devices to Pakistan.

Since you are here to find out the approximate mobile phone taxes that you would have to pay at the Airport or at the customs office, this table below would help.

Mobile Phones Taxes in Pakistan Calculator

Choose your Brand > Select Your Model > You’ll get the approximate tax payable.













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How does the table above calculate taxes?

For every cell phone, these are the various taxes that you will be liable to pay if you are importing a phone through Ali Express or any eCommerce website online.

1. Customs Duty = PKR 250 Fixed

2. Regulatory Duty (Based on phone prices in USD)

  • If $1 to $60 = PKR 250
  • If $61 to $130 = 10% of Mobile value
  • If $130+ = 20% of the Value of the Phone

3. Sales Tax = PKR 1500

4. Additional Sales Tax = 3% Fixed

5. IT Duty = 9%

6. Mobile Levy (based on phone prices in PKR)

if cell phone value is PKR 10,000 to 40,000 = mobile levy will be PKR 1000

If PKR 40,000 to 80,000 = PKR 3000

If Over PKR 80,000 = PKR 5000

7. Provincial Tax = 0.9%

Add the above values and you will get the exact tax value that you’ll have to pay.

Want us to find the applicable tax on a smartphone that is missing in the calculator above?

Simply, comment below the name of the smartphone along with the model, we’ll let you know the tax that you’ll be liable to pay for that smartphone. We’ll also add it to the calculated taxes table above.

Hope you found out the excise duty for the mobile phone you plan to import. We know these rates are high and we think the government should take appropriate steps to minimize these taxes soon.

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Fahad Khan

Fahad is an Entrepreneur, SEO and SMM Specialist and an Affiliate Marketer. He also loves to blog about gadgets, technology, smartphones etc.


    1. We’ll add all the new smartphones pretty soon, please wait. Until that, you can try to calculate it on your own, using the calculations mentioned above.
      Thank you

      1. hello bro.i order a Blackview A60 mobile from aliexpress about 45 Dollers.
        dear plese tell me which type of tex and duty is mobile is collected by costoms LHR.

  1. Hi sir i have a question sir i have sumsung A30 model mobile i bought 2 month before … mobile fone not register from PTA … how can paid tax and how much please reply me as sooon as possible ????

    1. We’ll soon update the list, stay tuned.
      For now, if you know the price of your phone, use the calculations above to find out the tax that you’d be needing to pay. Thanks

  2. Please let me know the Tax on Iphone 5s. I bought it second hand very cheap for Rs. 14000. So will I have to pay tax like for a new phone? Kindly let me know as soon as possible. Thanks

  3. Hello Sir my mobile price is ten thousand rupees ( I phone 6 use ) how many tax I paid please guide me .

    1. We’ll be adding it soon, stay tuned. For now, you may calculate it through the formula mentioned above. Use the price of your phone in USD for which it was launched (FBR does that).

  4. Hi, I bought s10+ from Islamabad 3 weeks ago, I checked the imei of slot1 and it was PTA compliant and approved and forgot to check imei 2. The shopkeeper said it is PTA registered, now I recieved message from pta that imei 2 is valid but not PTA approved / registered and it will be blocked after few days of I don’t pay tax.
    What should I do ,? Please reply me. Should I go to that shop in blue area from where I bought my phone ?

  5. I have 2 very old mobile phones which are not register one in Nokia 2100 & Other is Nokia N79. Please tell me what is the tax value on it. As i submitted application at PTA website but they said we will notify you how much tax need to pay.
    I think these both Modals are not in their data due to too old modal.

  6. Oh okay, thank you brother, I was really worried. Thanks alot. You r d Man ? . I will email and update here so that other who face same problem like me know what to do. THANKS alot Brother
    Jizak Allah

  7. I am going to China next month and I have a galaxy note 8 which I am using in Pakistan and will be using in China as well, registered with PTA. I will be buying a oneplus phone from China. Will I be charged with tax upon my return to Pakistan on oneplus phone?

  8. How much total including all tax and duties, i have to pay to register imei for used Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ram4 & 32gb storage single sim.

  9. How much total amount (tax & duties etc) i have to pay for the registration of samsung galaxy note 5 used 4ram 32 gb storage.

  10. Tablet
    Model number
    Kindly find the tax fare approx. Because my table is blocked by PTA. Kindly consider.

  11. Asalamoalikum Sir.

    How much duty I have to pay on Lenovo tablets if I have got two tablets as a present on arrival at Islamabad international airport.

    I have got one Android mobile which I have used in Pakistan do I have to pay duty on arrival at isb airport traveling from Dubai

    H I have got one more mobile for personal use which I purchased from Dubai and is not I have to pay taxes on that as well

    1. Wassalam Sharafat,
      1) TABLETS:
      If both of these do not have SIM slots or connectivity options, then you do not have to worry about anything.
      If they have SIM slots / and are 3g/4g, then you need to pay taxes to register those tablets.
      No, it would already be paired with your number and no registration needed here, you are good to go.
      You are required to register this phone with PTA.

      Now the overall scenario, if your tablets do not have SIM Slots, you already have one phone that you used here at pak, only 1 remains as unregistered. You’ll have to pay nothing!! As you can bring in 1 mobile device per year that you’ll be able to register free of cost.
      Hope that helped you.
      If you need any further info, you can ask freely.

  12. Hello. I got a cellphone from my friend. I received an SMS that it is not PTA approved. I followed your process and entered an COC. The duty amount is 52 Thousand PKR. I don’t want to pay such amount for a phone which is worth just 10 thousand. I will return it back to my friend. Problem is that now that COC has been registered with my Mobile Number. Do I have to pay the duty?

  13. sir mere pas motorola g3 ha jw second hand ha mene 8000 ka lia tha pta ne block krdia ab ktna tax pay krna hwga is per ?

  14. Main ny 2 month pahly mobile lia tha Lahore haal road sy c7 samsung us dono slot chal rahi thi ab ik ad lot block ho gai hai msg aya Your mobile device IMEI is valid but not PTA Approved/Registered and is active on ZONG since 2019-03-19. Please register your mobile at within 60 days from its first activation and pay the FBR tax/duty fee, otherwise your mobile will be blocked after 410040753261986,,2019-05-18.ab kia karo please help

  15. Will there be any customer duty if a person is using Samsung A10 mobile but he is bringing his old Q-Mobile A-10 to Pakistan so will there be any duty on that Q-Mobile ??

  16. I want to bring just one mobile.
    Will i have to pay custom or can i registered it for free through online portal?

  17. hi Fahad….. my father is bringing two mobiles from saudia, j7 and A70 samsung, is there any solution that we can register mobiles without paying taxes? hope u’ll suggest something better…… thanks

  18. Hi Fahad, i have got Sony Xperia z3. In Pakistan it is available on 46,999 PKR. Please let me know how much tax i have to pay on it.

    Thanks & Regards,

  19. Salaam, If I buy an old phone or second hand phone how tax will be charged.?
    One more thing it’s too much tax. once we are paying tax while buying a new device regardless of, from Pak or from any other country then we pay a huge pta tax on it. Does it make sense…!

  20. Hi my brother brought iPhone XS Max 512gb from uk.can he register it on line for free?And he wants to give it to me before going back to uk.will I be still able to use it or do I hv to pay tax.

  21. Hi my brother brought iphone 10xsmax512gb he has registered it.when he will go back to uk he will give that phone to do I hv to pay tax or I can use it with out paying tax

  22. What about Moto G Play? I bought it in Chicago and gave it to my mom in Pakistan. The price was about $120.

  23. Well im in pakistan, but my czn baught Honor 8x for me, so he have to pay tax for it? As u said 1 mobile is free.
    And if its not can u please calculate how much tax my czn have to pay on airport please reply ASAP!
    Sameer -Pakistan.

  24. Dear Editor,

    Please update the tax slab for the phones after the announcement of the budget on 11 June 2019.

    Moreover, kindly keep the old version of the tax calculator to identify the reduction in the taxes for the new devices after last nights budget update.


  25. It is such a disappointment to see to much taxes on importing a single unit of mobile phone. Our Tax system is more complex than spider web. Why just dont apply a simple sales tax or excise duty?

  26. I am overseas Pakistani. I have iPhone 6 Plus. I will be coming to Pakistan for about 6 months. Do I also have to pay tax?? If yes can u guide me with procedure??

  27. Mr. Fahad Khan
    I want to bring Iphone XR 128 gb ( which in my used ) from Saudi Arabia .
    i will bring mobile with me but when will i go back after 20 days to Saudi Arabia i will leave this mobile to my family use.
    do i have to pay tax for that , if there is tax then how much will that ?

    1. Hello Azam Khan
      iPhone XR is an expensive phone, its better if you do not leave it here, else you’d need to register it with Pta within 60 days and pay a huge amount (around 50K) in order to do that. unfortunately!

    1. I’d recommend not to buy and send it from abroad, as your mobile phone’s price is over $500. You might need to pay over 50K to register it. Not even worth buying it at a discount.

  28. How much tax i have to pay for HTC desire 10.this model is missing from ur plz let me know about the tax i have to pay for this model…thank u

  29. Hi Fahad i have mobile already register in Pakistan now i buy new one Samsung A9 in Dubai is it possible to transfer registration from my old mobile to new mobile.Please reply me.

  30. Asalam walekum Dear Fahad
    would like to know that tax of iphone 6S 128gb will be highly appreciated if you can tell me exact amount many thanks

    1. Wassalam
      if you brought it along with yourself from abroad and want to register it on a passport, the tax might be as low as 25k – 30K.
      But as a local Pakistani, tax would be around 38K – 40K.
      Hope that helps

  31. Fahad bhai you’ve done an amazing job …. Just wanna know what tax would my father have to pay when he brings a oneplus 7 pro from abroad (mind that he hasn’t registered on his passport yet) thank you

    1. Hello Saqib,
      Thanks for commenting!
      Unfortunately, Yes! Due to the misuse of the “Baggage Facility” (Which was basically to allow 1 phone per passenger and register it free of cost through DIRBS portal).

  32. Hi,
    I want to bring iPhone X 64 GB with me. Its my personal phone purchased from outside of Pakistan. Can you tell me how much tax I have to pay to get it “registered” on PTA?

  33. What will be the amount of tax on note 10…nd if I bring only 1 mobile with me on arrival…so how can I know that it is pta verified??

  34. Will we have to pay tax on one phone imported? Or if we bring two phones will one be exempted ? What about tax on iPhone 7plus 256gb ?

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