Samsung Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, S23 Ultra PTA tax in Pakistan
Samsung released the Samsung Galaxy S23 series worldwide on February 1, 2023. Premium mobile devices are almost never affordable in third world countries like Pakistan. The Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+ and S23 Ultra each have their own individual prices: $800, $1000 and $1200 respectively. If you want to import or buy and use any of the variants of the Samsung Galaxy S23 in Pakistan, you will have to pay the Samsung Galaxy S23 PTA tax which is described below based on the price of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series:
Samsung Galaxy S23 Indebted taxes:
PKR 99,800 (on passport)
PKR 110,500 (On identity card)
Samsung Galaxy S23+ Indebted taxes:
PKR 127,000 (on passport)
PKR 145,801 (On identity card)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Indebted taxes:
PKR 131,000 (on passport)
PKR 152,424 (On identity card)
Are you planning to buy a Samsung Galaxy S23 or Samsung Galaxy S23+ or Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra from abroad and bring it to Pakistan for your personal use? Of course, because of DIRBS, you have to pay PTA tax to register it and be able to use it with your local SIM card here in Pakistan. The PTA tax/customs duty on Samsung Galaxy S23, Samsung Galaxy S23+ and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra must be paid within 30 days (in case of PTA passport registration) and 60 days (in case of PTA ID card registration) to return your phone. register with PTA to use it with any local network if imported to Pakistan. If you plan to visit Pakistan for less than 120 days, you can register your phone with PTA DIRBS for free in 2023.
Disclaimer: Taxes are approximate and may vary from 5-10%, not more.
Know the PTA load on other smartphones and other devices?
Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+ and S23 Ultra VAT/exact customs duties are listed above to help you know the exact cost you would incur for importing the latest smartphones to Pakistan. You can use it for 60 days, after that your phone won’t work with a local SIM card.
Register your phone for free with PTA DIRBS as an Overseas Pakistani in 2023 for 120 days upon arrival.