In Pakistan, registering a product involves obtaining a product registration certificate from the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) and registering for taxes with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
Here is a general overview of the process for registering a product in Pakistan:
- Obtain a National Tax Number (NTN) and a Sales Tax Registration Number (STRN) from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
- Test the product according to the relevant Pakistan Standards (PS) and obtain test reports from an accredited laboratory.
- Submit an application for product registration to the PSQCA, along with the test reports and other relevant documents.
- The PSQCA will conduct an inspection and evaluation of the product and the manufacturing facility.
- If the product meets the relevant standards and the facility is found to be in compliance, the PSQCA will issue a product registration certificate.
- Register for taxes with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
It is important to note that the process and the requirements may vary depending on the nature of the product and the location of the manufacturing facility. It’s advisable to consult with a lawyer or a professional consultant for specific guidance and help in the registration process. Additionally, the product will have to comply with the laws and regulations of Pakistan, including tax laws, labor laws, and other relevant laws.