Guidelines Duty Free Car by Disabled Persons in pakistan. The following terms and conditions shall apply for import of a brand new car for personal use without payment of custom duties provided the applicant, hereinafter referred as the “disabled person”:-:
vi. is deemed to be otherwise fit to drive a car i.e. he/she is not disabled due to mental retardation/ illness (mental or physical)/old age etc. and that the disability is such that can be overcome, for driving purposes, by fitting special gadgets to the car.
vii. possesses a valid driving license;
viii. has a monthly verifiable personal income between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 100,000
ix. has not imported a duty free car and/or has not purchased a locally manufactured car at concessional rate of duty/ taxes during the last five years
x. has not been rejected by the board during last two years preceding the date of application
a. Valid driving license means a Driving license issued by an appropriate authority to drive a car/jeep and does not include a learner’s permit.
b. Verifiable income means such income on which income tax has been paid or is so certified by appropriate revenue authorities in case of agricultural income.
xi. Car imported against the authorization shall be for personal use of the disabled person and shall not be used for commercial purposes
xii. Only brand new car not exceeding an engine capacity of 1,350 cc shall be imported under the said scheme
xiii. The car so imported shall bear a special registration number and special color plates mentioning “Disabled Person Car” so provided by the provincial excise & taxation department
xiv. The car shall be driven by the person in whose favor the import authorization is issued unless otherwise specifically allowed by the board
xv. Sale, transfer or alienation in any other manner of the car so imported is not allowed within five years of import except
a. To another disabled person on production of a valid import authorization issued by the Ministry of Commerce on recommendation of the board
b. On payment of custom duty and taxes as were otherwise applicable at the time of import and were exempted.
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c. In case of death of the authorized disabled person, the legal heirs can dispose off the vehicle, within 5 years of import, only in the manner specified above.
xvi. The Board shall not entertain application for import authorization submitted within five years of import of car under this scheme unless the applicant provides sufficient proof that either the car was stolen or is damaged beyond recovery. In the former case copies of First Information Report (FIR) and Investigation Completion Report by concerned police authorities certifying that the stolen car is not traceable shall be the minimal acceptable proof. In the latter case, the applicant should submit a copy of FIR and a certificate from provincial Excise and Taxation Department to the effect that the car has been rendered useless beyond repair.
xvii. Authorizations issued under the previous scheme i.e. purchase of cars on concessional custom duties shall not automatically qualify the disabled person under this scheme.
2. Interested persons may apply on the prescribed proforma available at the website of Ministry of Commerce (www.commerce.gov.pk) to the Section Officer (Imports‐II), Ministry of Commerce, Room No. 315, Block‐A, Pak Secretariat, Islamabad (Phone No. 051‐9204641).
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