Islamabad August 16 2022: Government of Pakistan made it compulsory for all inbound/outbound International Passengers to fill currency declaration form under the requirement of FATF.
Civil Aviation Authority announce that for Inbound Flights, airlines are required to ensure in-flight announcement by the flight crew for every inbound flight for submission of subject declaration wherein the passengers will mention the currency under the regulatory requirements of FATF. The airline crew will distribute the declaration during the flight to all the passengers, irrespective of their nationality. The said declaration will be deposited at the customs counter before the immigration desks at International Arrival.
For outbound flights, airlines may also direct their staff/travel agents to ensure that they provide a copy of the declaration at the time of booking of ticket. At check-in counters, airlines are directed to issue boarding pass only once the passengers have deposited the declaration with them. Pakistan Customs are required to deploy their staff along with airline staff to supervise/assist the passengers at the dedicated facilitation counter inside the check-in hall. The airline staff will collect the declarations and hand over the same to the customs staff after the closure of the flight along with the passenger's manifest.
CAA will provide space and counters for the collection of all declaration forms. The above instructions are implemented with immediate effect.