Preview & Print


Preview & Print


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Register as a trader in Iris portal  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register as a trader in Pakistan Single Window (PSW)  (6) expand_more expand_less
Register with the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain loading programme  (2) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance (Part 1/2)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Book container and arrange transportation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance (Part 2/2)  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain bill of lading  (3) expand_more expand_less
Obtain certificate of origin (GSP - Form A)  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 13 expand_more expand_less

Iris portal (x 2)
Pakistan Single Window (PSW) (x 4)
A bank online portal
e-Sahulat Outlet
Habib Metropolitan Bank
Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) (x 2)
A shipping company (x 5)
A logistics/transportation company
Container yard of a shipping company
Warehouse/location of goods (x 2)
Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) (x 4)
Pakistan Customs (Port Muhammad Bin Qasim)
UK government website

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National tax number (NTN)
Sales tax registration number (STRN)
Trader dashboard in PSW
KCCI membership certificate
Loading programme
Bill of lading
GSP Form A (UK) to be filled

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Computerized national identity card (CNIC) (x 4)
Electricity bill (x 2)
Telecommunication bill
Rent agreement
Business details
Partnership deed (x 2)
Certificate of incorporation (SECP) (x 3)
Memorandum and articles of association (x 2)
Bank certificate (x 2)
Picture of utilities meters
National tax number (NTN) (x 2)
Payment slip ID (PSID)
NADRA verification
PSW user credentials
Bank deposit slip
Stamped bank deposit slip
KCCI membership form
KCCI membership checklist
Specimen signature card
Passport-sized photograph
New membership registration receipt
Commercial invoice (x 4)
Packing list (x 4)
Loading programme (x 4)
Financial instrument (x 2)
Consignment note
Verified gross mass (VGM) undertaking
Payment receipt
Goods declaration (printout)
Shipping line invoice
Payment receipt for shipping services
Downloadable GSP Form A (UK)

Estimated cost PKR  21,350

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PKR 500
PSW subscription fees
PKR 200
Biometric verification fee
PKR 50
KCCI membership form charges
PKR 2,000
KCCI membership admission fee
PKR 2,000
KCCI membership annual subscription fee
PKR 1,500
Research and development, economic horizon and PCLC fee
PKR 2,500
One-time KCCI new building construction fund fee
PKR 100
KCCI ID card fee
PKR 8,000
The minimum tariff to transport a 20ft container to Port Muhammad Bin Qasim is PKR 8000. The maximum payable tariff is PKR 18.000. The exact cost will depend on the specific location of the point of loading.
PKR 0 -
PKR  13,500 per container
Minimum port service fee for a 20ft container. Additional fees will apply depending on other services provided.
USD 0 -
USD  5,500 per container
Estimated shipping rate of a 20ft container to UK
PKR 4,500
Documentation charges

Total Duration 17d - 38d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 17d 38d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 2h. 55mn 7h. 50mn
Attention at counter: 7h. 10mn 4d
Waiting time until next step (sum): 16d 34d

Laws 13 expand_more expand_less

Bill of Lading Act 1856 Bill of Lading Act 1856
  Article icle 3
Customs Act 1969 Customs Act 1969 (IV of 1969)
  Section  80
Custom Rules 2001 Customs Rules 2001 of 18 June 2001 (version 135, as amended vide SRO 1446(I)/2021 dated 11 November 2021)
  Section tion 390 ,  Article Rule 426(c)
General Terms Of Business QICT General Terms of Business (QICT) Invoicing and payment
  Article 6
Income Tax Ordinance 2001 Income Tax Ordinance 2001
  Chapter  II ,  Article 4
PSW Act 2021 PSW Act 2021
  Section  3.1 ,  Article 10
PSW SRO 164(I)/2021 PSW SRO 164(I)/2021
  articles 431A, par (a), rule 431A, sub-par (iv)
PSW user subscription guide PSW user subscription guide
  articles par 5.1, xi
Sales Tax Act 1990 Sales Tax Act 1990
  Section  5 ,  Article A
SHIPPING NOTICE NO. 001-2016 Shipping Notice No. 001-2016 (2016)
  Section tion 11.1
EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION The Customs (Origin of Chargeable Goods: Trade Preference Scheme) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 No. 1436
  articles 3, 4
The Trade Preference Scheme (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 No. 1438 The Trade Preference Scheme (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 No. 1438
  articles 14, 15, 16
UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences - Eligible goods UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences - Eligible goods Enhanced Framework Tariff (commodity codes starting with 6302)
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