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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
Associate bank profile in Pakistan Single Window (PSW)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register with the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)  (3) expand_more expand_less
Register as a registered exporter (REX)  (5) expand_more expand_less
Obtain loading programme  (2) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance (Part 1/2)  (1) expand_more expand_less
Book container and arrange transportation  (4) expand_more expand_less
Customs clearance (Part 2/2)  (6) expand_more expand_less
Obtain bill of lading  (3) 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 7)
A bank online portal
e-Sahulat Outlet
Habib Metropolitan Bank
Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) (x 4)
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) (x 2)
A shipping company (x 5)
A logistics/transportation company
Container yard of a shipping company
Warehouse/location of goods (x 2)
Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) (x 5)
Pakistan Customs (Port of Karachi)

Results 11 expand_more expand_less

National tax number (NTN)
Sales tax registration number (STRN)
Trader dashboard in PSW
Bank profile associated
KCCI membership certificate
Endorsed decision to become registered exporter
REX cover letter
REX annexure
Loading programme
Goods declaration (printout)
Bill of lading

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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 4)
Memorandum and articles of association (x 2)
Bank certificate (x 2)
Picture of utilities meters
National tax number (NTN) (x 3)
Payment slip ID (PSID)
NADRA verification
PSW user credentials
Select associate new bank profile
Bank deposit slip
Stamped bank deposit slip
KCCI membership form
KCCI membership checklist
Specimen signature card
Passport-sized photograph
New membership registration receipt
REX pre-application form
Filled REX application form
Request letter
Taxpayer registration certificate (NTN)
Attestation department receipt
Attested REX application form
Attested copy of SECP certificate
Attested copy of taxpayer registration certificate (NTN)
Commercial invoice (x 5)
Packing list (x 5)
E-declaration form
Financial instrument (x 3)
Loading programme (x 4)
Consignment note (x 2)
Verified gross mass (VGM) undertaking
Payment receipt
Goods declaration (printout)
Shipping line invoice
Payment receipt for shipping services

Estimated cost PKR  24,350

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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 1,500
Fee for the attestation of the REX application form, taxpayer registration certificate [NTN] and certificate of incorporation [SECP].
PKR 500
WeBOC Token
PKR 1,000
PKR 8,000
The minimum tariff to transport a 20ft container to Port of Karachi [KICT] is PKR 8000. The maximum payable tariff is PKR 17,500. 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  7,500 per container
Estimated shipping rate of a 20ft container to USA
PKR 4,500
Documentation charges

Total Duration 18d - 39d  expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 18d 39d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 3h. 10mn 1d 1/2
Attention at counter: 1d 1/2 4d 1/2
Waiting time until next step (sum): 16d 34d

Laws 15 expand_more expand_less

Bill of Lading Act 1856 Bill of Lading Act 1856
  Article 3
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446 Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446 of 28 July 2015 supplementing Regulation (EU) No. 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards detailed rules concerning certain provisions of the Union Customs Code
  Article 40
EU GSP Legal Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/216 of 14 December 2017 amending Annexes V and IX to Regulation (EU) No. 978/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences (ref. to Chapter 63, page 88)
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/2447 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2447 of 24 November 2015 laying down detailed rules for implementing certain provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Union Customs Code
  Article 80.1
Customs Act 1969 Customs Act 1969 (IV of 1969)
  Sections 79, 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
Regulation (EU) No. 978/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 Applying a Scheme of Generalised Tariff Preferences and Repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 732/2008 Regulation (EU) No. 978/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 732/2008
  articles 1(b), 2 (e), 9.1, 11.1
Sales Tax Act 1990 Sales Tax Act 1990
  Section  5 ,  Article A
SRO 637 Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) 637
TDAP REX Operational Guide 2019 TDAP REX Operational Guide 2019
  articles 4(c), 4.2(c)
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