The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has launched the ‘Pass Track’ app to assist international travellers with currency declaration. Passengers carrying foreign currency abroad can easily download FBR’s Pass Track application and declare the amount of money they are carrying with them.
Pass Track App to Help Passengers Travelling To and From Pakistan
The SBP has made it mandatory for every person carrying foreign currency to file a declaration with Customs In order to make it convenient for international passengers. Member Custom Mukarram Jah Ansari said that the app provides step-by-step guidance to the travellers, making it easier for them to file declarations and any person can register on the App using his/her mobile number.
Ansari told any incoming passengers when in possession of foreign currency exceeding US$10,000 or equivalent, are also required to file a declaration. Moreover, Pakistani currency can be taken out with a maximum limit of Rs 10,000. Pakistan Customs has obtained help from National Technology Board (NTTB) to develop the mobile app while its web-based version is also available.
Cash Limit for International Passengers
The SBP has issued a notification to revise the cash-carrying limits for outbound passengers. As per the notification, the maximum limit per person per visit has been reduced to $5000, and the annual limit has also been set at $30,000. Likewise, for people below 18 years of age, the maximum cash limit for a person has been set at $2500 per visit while the annual limit has also been revised to $15000.
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