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Obtain active sales taxpayer status
(last modified: 21/07/2023)

You can obtain this step online

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Contact details

Entity in charge

e-FBR portal

Expected results

Registration in sales tax active taxpayers list


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Sales tax registration number (STRN)

Time frame

Attention at counter: Min.   15mn - Max.   30mn

Legal justification

1. Sales Tax Act 1990
Sales Tax Act 1990
Section 21 ,  Article A

Additional information

It is not mandatory for the traders to be enlisted in the active sales taxpayers list. In case of not having active sales taxpayer status, the traders will still be allowed to perform importation/exportation but they will not be eligible for any sales tax exemption or tax rebate in this case. Please refer to the statutory regulatory order (SRO) 164(I) 2021 attached below.
SRO 164 SRO 164

Recourse: Federal Board of Revenue - Regional Tax Office (RTO) 1 Karachi

Entity in charge

Federal Board of Revenue - Regional Tax Office (RTO) 1 Karachi

Strachan Road, Saddar, Karachi
Tel: +922132546873
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Local Registration Office (ground floor)

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge

Mr. Zulfiqar Khokhar

Assistant Director (Local Registration Office)
Tel: +922199218597
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