Pakistan Car Import Duty 2023 Calculator – How to Pay

 Pakistan Car Import Duty 2023 Calculator and How to Pay

If you are thinking of importing a car in Pakistan, then you will have to be clear about taxes and customs duties on it which you will have to pay the must. The taxes can vary depending on your desired vehicle. This article will provide a guide to the import duty calculator for vehicles in Pakistan and explain how to pay these fees.

What is the Import Duty for Cars in Pakistan?

The import duty for cars in Pakistan is observed based on the value and model year of the car. For example, the import duty for a new car is typically higher than for a used car. The import duty will depend on the type and value of the car you are importing. To calculate the import duty for your car, you will need to know the following information:

  • Value of the car: This is the price of a car, including any accessories or modifications.
  • Model year of the car: It refers to the manufacturing year of a car. It can affect the import duty rate, as older cars may have a lower duty.
  • Type of car: Different types of cars, such as sedans, SUVs, and trucks, may have different import duties.

To calculate the import duty for your car, you can use the online import duty calculator provided by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) of Pakistan.

Just enter the above information into the calculator, and it will provide an estimate of the import duty you will need to pay. You can also check the list below.

Taxes and duties in US dollars or equivalent amount in Pakistani rupees


Asian-made vehicles designed for people’s transportation


US$ 4,800


Up to 800 cc

US$ 6,000


801cc to 1000cc



From 1001 cc to 1300cc



From 1301cc to 1500cc



From 1501cc to 1600cc



From 1601cc to 1800cc (Excluding Jeeps)

How to Pay the Import Duty for Your Car?

Once you have calculated the import duty for your car, you will need to pay this fee before you can clear customs and take possession of your car. There are several ways to pay the import duty for your car in Pakistan:

1. Bank draft or pay order: 

You can pay the import duty for your car by submitting a bank draft or pay order to the customs office. Make sure to include your name and the car’s vehicle identification number (VIN) on the bank draft or pay the order.

2. Online payment: 

Some customs offices in Pakistan accept online payments for import duties. Check with your local customs office to see if this option is available.

3. In-person payment: 

You can also pay the import duty for your car in person at the customs office. Make sure to bring all of the necessary documents, including the invoice for the car and any other required paperwork.
Importing a car into Pakistan can be a complex process, but understanding the import duty calculator and knowing how to pay the fees can help make the process go smoothly. 
By following the steps outlined in this article, you can successfully import your car into Pakistan and get it on the road.

Motor Bike customs duties

  • 250cc to 500cc, the customs duty is $ 14.64 per cc.
  • 501cc-650cc, the customs duty is $ 13.26 per cc.
  • 651cc to 900cc, custom duty is $ 11.47 per cc.
  • 901cc to 1000cc, custom duty is $ 11.35 per cc.
  • above 1000cc custom, duty is $ 9.53 per cc.



How to pay customs duty online in Pakistan?

Using HBL’s online payment system

What is the time limit to pay duty?

As per Section 46 of the Customs Act, import cargo bills of entry must be filed the day after they arrive.

Can I pay import duty in advance?

Before your goods are released from customs in the destination country, you will usually need to pay customs charges. 
Your shipping carrier may be able to pay on your behalf to ensure that your goods are released quickly. They will then invoice you for the charges. 
Before shipping, it is worth double-checking with the carrier to see if they can do this.

How can I clear custom duty in Pakistan?

  • Packing list.
  • Invoice for shipment.
  • Bill of lading.
  • A copy of the Sales Tax Registration Certificate as an importer.
  • A copy of the Letter of Credit or Contract.
  • A copy of the National Tax Number.
  • Copy of the most recent sales tax return.

How many years old cars can be imported into Pakistan?

Used and new cars less than three years old and a vehicle less than five years old can be imported, gifted, or brought into Pakistan by Pakistanis including dual nationals under three schemes.

Can overseas Pakistani import cars without duty?

Yes, importing cars from overseas is allowed, but you need to have a valid customs clearance.  To import a car from overseas, you have to apply for an import license from NADRA. To obtain an import license, one has to submit the required documents with photocopies of these documents along with the application form.  
The documents required include HBL (customs) clearance, original bill of lading, insurance certificate, and chalan (invoice) with attached original supporting documents.  You will have to pay customs duty, sales tax, and registration fee once you receive approval on your application.  
To find more information regarding the importation of vehicles in Pakistan, visit the website of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) at

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