I got a mobile phone delivered via USPS, and is now detained at Karachi Airport by the customs. Since the PTA has implemented a new policy, all mobile phones imported need an NOC from them. I will not be able to get my hands on the phone unless I get that NOC.
I have been trying hard to contact PTA over the phone, via email, and have searched online for help. I can not find a procedure that will allow an individual to get an NOC. On the PTA website, the procedure mentioned is for companies that import mobiles in bulk, so that is not relevant to my case. The guys over at the airport told me that individual people have been getting NOCs from PTA and they have been releasing mobiles based on that.
Is there anyone here who have had an experience, or knows how to get an NOC from PTA?
Update 1 (07/18/14):
So the email to PTA finally bears fruit. Not sure why, but people who have successfully received the NOC, on different forums (PAKG, etc), have been very reluctant to pass on the correct information. So let me pass on the correct info.
I need to send the following documents by post to PTA.
- Application for NOC.
- Contact Detail;
- Postal address.
- Mobile no.
- Shipment documents (copy);
- Customs authority letter
- Complete and correct IMIE No.
- AWB No.
Director (Numbering & Type Approval)
PTA Headquarters, Sector F-5/1, Islamabad.
Fax # 051-9225359
I am missing the shipping documents, have 3.4, and 3.5, but need the rest. I will update this post, with dates of documents sent and received, once I receive the NOC.