IMPORT PROCEDURE

IMPORT   (No import shall be done without obtaining valid import permit.)

Import means bringing into Pakistan by sea, land or air.

Importer

Importer means any person who whether as owner, consignee, agent or broker, is in possession of, or in any way entitled to, the custody or control of the plant, plant material or plant product.

Import Permit   (No import shall be done without obtaining valid import permit.)

Import Permit is an official document authorising importation of a commodity in accordance with specified phytosanitary import requirements (established through Pest Risk Analysis). Import permit is commodity and country specific.

Required Documents

For Import Permit following documents are required:

• Application on prescribed proforma (Click Here)
• Applicants National Identity Card
• Authority Letter from the proprietor (in case of agent)
• Fee Deposit on prescribed challan (Click Here)

Quarantine Import Procedures and SOPs

Business Process Flow Diagram of Import of Plant and Plant Material



Release Order   (No import shall be done without obtaining valid import permit.)

Release Order is an official document which authorises the entry of a commodity after mandatory clearance (through Inspection, Sampling & Treatment). The following documents are required for release order:

• Application on prescribed proforma (Click Here) at least a day before the shipment in case of non       perishable plant and plant product.
• Valid Import Permit issued by DPP
• Valid Phytosanitary certificate issued by the exporting country
• Commercial Invoice of the commodity issued by the exporter
• Packing List issued by the exporter
• Bill of Lading, Shipping or Airway Bill, Bill of entry.
• Authority Letter from the proprietor (in case of agent)
• Good Declaration (G.D)
• Treatment Certificate (if any)
• Treasury Challan on prescribed profrma (Hyperlink)
• Any other document prescribed the department from time to time


Import Permit Application Form
 
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Release Order Application Form
 
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Prescribed Bank Challan
 
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