How to Check PTA Tax Online? The easiest way to check the taxes that you’re expected to pay on your mobile devices (smartphones, laptops, tablets, etc.) is from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The calculator allows you to calculate the taxes that you are supposed to pay and it’s simple and easy to use. You only need your device model number, package type, and price (in PKR) of the device. If you want to find out how much tax you need to pay when importing or purchasing a phone or any other smart device in Pakistan, then go through the steps below
How to Check PTA Mobile Tax?
How to check PTA tax on mobile? The easiest way to check the PTA tax is through the DIRBS website. However, if you want to save yourself from some trouble and have a more convenient experience, it is possible to check the tax through SMS. In addition, you can also download their Android app that has been specially designed for this service.
Check Via the DIRBS website:
Follow these steps to check PTA mobile tax.
- First, go to the site fb.gov.pk
- Tap on DIRBS.
- Then tap on Device Verification System PTA.
- you’ll be directed to PTA Link Portal.
- Enter your IMEI in the “Check your device status”.
- To get IMEI Dial *#06# (Note Double Sim Phones have 2 IMEI Numbers).
- Now tick “I am not a robot” and click Check.
Check PTA Mobile Tax Via SMS:
You can check your tax via SMS if you don’t have an internet facility. Here how:
- Open Phone dialer
- Dial *#06# to get the IMEI number.
- Copy IMEI and SMS it on 8484.
- You will get PTA mobile tax status.
Check Through the android application:
To register your phone through a mobile application, follow the below steps:
- Go to Play Store
- Download and Install the PTA app on your mobile
- Open the app and put your IMEI number and get the details.
For Passport Holder PTA Tax Calculator:
Mobile costs from
- $1 to $30 will pay tax PKR. 430
- $31 to$100 will pay tax PKR. 3200
- $101 to $200 will pay tax PKR. 9580
- $201 to $350 will pay tax PKR. 12200 +v17% sales tax Ad Valorem
- $351 to $500 will pay tax PKR. 17800 + 17% sales tax Ad Valorem
- $501 to above $501 will pay tax PKR. 36870 + 17% sales tax Ad Valorem
For CNIC Holder PTA Tax Calculator:
Mobile Costs from
- $1 to $30 will pay tax PKR. 550
- $31 to$100 will pay tax PKR. 4323
- $101 to $200 will pay tax PKR. 11561
- $201 to $350 will pay tax PKR. 14661 + 17% sales tax Ad Valorem
- $351 to $500 will pay tax PKR. 23420+ 17% sales tax Ad Valorem
- $501 to above $501 will pay tax PKR. 37007 + 17% sales tax Ad Valorem
Importance of PTA tax in Pakistan
Taxes are sometimes referred to as the price we pay to live in a civilized society. We all know that taxes are incredibly important and necessary, especially in Pakistan where they help fund the large infrastructure and military program that help keep Pakistan safe from external attacks. However, it’s easy to forget just how much of an impact taxes have on our lives as individuals when we file our own tax returns at the end of each year.