Where Apple enthusiasts in Pakistan are excited about launching of iPhone 15, there they are perplexed about the PTA tax.
There are four gorgeous versions in the newest iPhone 15 series, which was just announced. The 48MP camera and A16 Bionic CPU of the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus are contained in a robust Dynamic Island design. The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max feature the significantly improved A17 Pro CPU for customers looking for greater strength.
These models are subject to special tax rates imposed by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
Depending on the type and storage space chosen, the exact costs, including PTA taxes, vary.
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Tax on iPhone 15
All mobile phones brought into Pakistan are subject to taxation by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA). The tax, which ranges from 10% to 50% of the device’s value, is based on its value. The PTA tax for the iPhone 15 will be 50% of the item’s value, which may drastically increase the final cost.
Apple iPhone 15 PTA Tax Payable (All Variants)
|Model||PTA Tax on Passport||PTA Tax on CNIC|
|Apple iPhone 15 PTA Tax||PKR 107,325||PKR 130,708|
|Apple iPhone 15 Plus PTA Tax||PKR 113,075||PKR 137,033|
|Apple iPhone 15 Pro PTA Tax||PKR 122,275||PKR 147,153|
|Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max PTA Tax||PKR 131,130||PKR 156,893|
When registering with a PTA Passport or CNIC, Apple iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max PTA tax must be paid within 30 days.
Do Overseas Tourists Using iPhone 15 Devices Have to Pay PTA Tax?
No, not anymore, thanks to a recently added provision to the original DIRBS that enables foreign visitors and Pakistanis living abroad to temporarily register their phones for 120 days each time they visit Pakistan.
It’s critical to comprehend the whole cost, including the PTA tax, for Pakistani tech fans wishing to purchase the newest iPhone 15 series. Mobile device taxes have been enforced by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), and they differ depending on whether the device is registered on a passport or a CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card).
Henceforth, the iPhone 15 series is available in a variety of models and is renowned for its cutting-edge technology and innovative features.