Registering for Sales Tax in KPRA: A Guide for Individuals

Are you an individual embarking on a taxable business venture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa? Registering for Sales Tax with KPRA with this crucial guide you know how to comply with regulations and maintain transparency. This article outlines the documents you need to prepare for a smooth registration process.

Essential Documents:

  • Authorization Letter: If someone other than you will submit the application, provide an authorization letter with their CNIC and NTN copy.

  • Personal Identification: Submit photocopies of your CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) and NTN (National Tax Number).

  • Business Proof:

    • Electricity Bill: Present a copy of your latest (within 3 months) business electricity bill.
    • Alternative Proof: In case of no utility connection, shared bills, or self-generated electricity, submit an affidavit on stamp paper explaining the situation.
  • Business Stationery: Provide a single page of your business letterhead pad with a diagonal cross across it.

  • Financial Documentation: Choose one of the following:

    • Bank Account Statement: Submit a recent bank statement for your business account.
    • Account Maintaining Certificate: Obtain a certificate from your bank confirming your account existence.
  • Property Documents: Show proof of ownership or rental agreement for your business premises by providing:

    • Ownership Deed: If you own the business premises.
    • Rent Agreement: If you rent the business premises.


  • All documents should be clear and legible copies.
  • Ensure your business electricity bill reflects the business address mentioned in your application.
  • If required, obtain the authorized person’s original CNIC and NTN for verification.
  • Keep copies of all submitted documents for your records.

Additional Tips:

  • Verify the authenticity of all documents before submission.
  • Ensure your business letterhead clearly displays your business name and contact information.
  • If unsure about any requirement, consult the relevant tax authorities or seek professional guidance.

By following these guidelines and preparing the necessary documents, you can streamline your Sales Tax registration process as an individual entrepreneur in Pakistan.

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