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Import/Export

Japan to Pakistan

Country Regulations Topics:

Prohibited or Restricted Commodities

In addition to the prohibited commodities listed here, it is prohibited to ship the following commodities to Pakistan.

Cows, goats, sheep, and pigs are considered domesticated animals. All other animals are considered non-domesticated animals. Items or products made from non-domesticated animals are restricted in the UPS system and only allowed with a UPS ISC contract. CITES permit and additional restrictions may apply, please check with your local ISC Coordinator.

Imports of Ham and Pork are prohibited.

Used electrical items are prohibited.
Used electronic items are prohibited.
Blank invoices
Shipments of Lithium Metal Batteries are prohibited on Emirates Airlines flights which UPS uses to this destination country.

Alternative arrangements are in place, but expect transit delays if the normal planned flow of the package is via Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Time in Transit may be extended due to solution found.

Import and export of all passports, regardless of nationality, are prohibited.
Perishable goods that require temperature control cannot be handled at Karachi airport.

Therefore Temperature dependent shipments cannot be accepted for importation, even shipped under ISC contract.

Personal Effects cannot be shipped between these countries
These items are generally not permitted. The consignee must have government permission prior to import.
From November 2014, Pakistan Customs restricted the import of Telecommunication equipment without type approval by PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority). Users, Importers and Manufacturers can obtain the guidelines from the given below link. Local manufacturers, importers and users are provided certificates while maintaining full details and information about equipment and accessories supplies, its purpose of use and place of installation.

http://gadgetgizmodo.blogspot.com/2011/03/pta-issues-list-of-telecom-equipment.html

Shipments with such content will be detained in Customs so the importer should provide approval for clearance but if not, then the shipment will be seized by Customs. The Importer would be considered as a violator if not following the procedure as per standards and liable for legal action.

Please note used cell phones are not allowed to be imported into Pakistan.


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