Policy Circulars

  • 1.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    Jul-13-2022
    PBA/07-22/19242
  • 2.

    Restoration of Business - Convenience Food Industries (Pvt.) Limited - Laziza

    Jun-20-2022
    RA/06-22/CL-19193
  • 3.

    Letter from Z2C Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Feb-10-2022

  • 4.

    PBA Circular - Disclosure about Group / Affiliate Advertising Agencies / MBHs

    Jan-27-2022
    PBA/01-22/Cir-18840
  • 5.

    PBA Press Release - January 02, 2022

    Jan-02-2022

  • 6.

    PBA Circular - CPRP Mechanism December 28, 2021

    Dec-28-2021
    PBA/12-21/Cir (Mem)-18792
  • 7.

    PBA Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate / WHT Challans

    Dec-02-2021
    PBA/12-21/Cir-18760
  • 8.

    PBA Working Committees 2021 - 2022

    Nov-29-2021

  • 9.

    Submission of pending GST Certificate/WHT Challans

    Jul-07-2021
    PBA/07-21/Cir-18132
  • 10.

    Notices from Sindh Revenue Board to submission of Sales Tax Certificates/Challans.

    Jun-29-2021

  • 11.

    PBA Circular - Submission of Government Advertising Bills in Press Information Department (PID)

    May-20-2021

  • 12.

    PBA Circular - COVID-19 Vaccination

    Apr-10-2021

  • 13.

    Notice from FBR - U/S 176 of Income Tax Ordinance 2001

    Apr-10-2021

  • 14.

    PBA Working Committees - 2020 - 2021

    Feb-19-2021

  • 15.

    PBA Circular - Clarification regarding Advertisement Rates of Autonomous/Semi-Autonomous Bodies of Federal and Provisional Governments

    Sep-14-2020

  • 16.

    Outstanding Dues Payment through PBA E-filing Software

    Sep-11-2018
    for Agencies
  • 17.

    REMINDER: PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills.

    Aug-20-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 18.

    Intellectual Property Tribunal Order - Master Enterprises v/s. Diamond Industries

    Aug-18-2020

  • 19.

    PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills

    Aug-13-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17145
  • 20.

    PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills.

    Aug-12-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 21.

    Request from Press Information Department Isb

    Aug-09-2020

  • 22.

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) - Intimation Regarding Compulsory Registration under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Act, 2013.

    Jul-10-2020

  • 23.

    Accreditation of Digital Media Advertising Agencies (MBHs)

    Jul-03-2020
    PBA/07-20/Cir-16829
  • 24.

    PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Nov-16-2016

  • 25.

    Clearance of Digital Media Outstanding Dues

    Jun-13-2020
    PBA/06-20/Cir-16715
  • 26.

    PBA Circular - Government Bail-out Package for Electronic Media

    Apr-11-2020

  • 27.

    PBA Circular April 10, 2020

    Apr-10-2020

  • 28.

    PBA Circular to Member Broadcasters - Invoicing through Email and Online Payment System

    Mar-26-2020

  • 29.

    Circular to Advertising Agencies / Payment of Outstanding Dues

    Mar-18-2020
    PBA/03-20/ACC-16583
  • 30.

    PBA Circular - Pending Government Advertisement Payments - Second Promo

    Mar-15-2020

  • 31.

    PBA Working Committees - 2019-2020

    Feb-08-2020

  • 32.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Tariff for the Electronic Media.

    Nov-20-2019

  • 33.

    Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate & WHT Challan

    Apr-02-2019
    PBA/03-19/Cir-15676
  • 34.

    PBA Circular - All Members / Associate Members

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 35.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 36.

    PBA Circular - AXACT/BOL - Fake Degrees to News Channel

    May-15-2018
    Email
  • 37.

    Pemra Letter - Public Service Message ( Writ Petition No. 739/2017.Titled Salman Shahid V /S. FOP ( for Reporting Blasphemy))

    Apr-02-2018
    Writ Petition No. 739/2017
  • 38.

    Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History & Literary Heritage (Constitution Petition No. 105 of 2012 Etc.)

    Mar-16-2018
    6(6)/2012-P-I (Pt)
  • 39.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-23-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13850
  • 40.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Rates

    Aug-19-2017

  • 41.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-18-2017

  • 42.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-17-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13835
  • 43.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-08-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13816
  • 44.

    PBA Circular - Clarification Billing Format

    Jul-27-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13779
  • 45.

    Circular - Revision of Annual Membership Fee

    Jul-25-2017
    PBA/07-17/MEM-13589
  • 46.

    PBA Circular - Billing Format

    Jul-20-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13665
  • 47.

    NOTICE FOR COMPULSORY ENROLLMENT / REGISTRATION WITH PRA UNDER SECTION 27(2) OF THE PUNJAB SALES TAX SERVICES ACT 2012

    May-27-2017

  • 48.

    PBA Circular

    May-16-2017
    PBA/05-17/Cir-13414
  • 49.

    Raids on Business Premises by FBR Officials

    May-09-2017

  • 50.

    PEMRA Circular - 22-3-2017

    Mar-29-2017

  • 51.

    PEMRA - PSA - Tobacco Control

    Mar-29-2017

  • 52.

    Capping of 12 Minutes of Advertisements During an Hour

    Feb-10-2017

  • 53.

    Extension in Suspension Deadline - Connect Marketing Communication (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Dec-05-2016

  • 54.

    Circular - Security of Media Houses

    Sep-02-2016

  • 55.

    Suspension of Business - Midas Communications Pakistan (pvt) Ltd. - ISLAMABAD

    May-25-2016
    SA/05-15/57-12152
  • 56.

    PBA Circular - Guidelines on Clause 13 & 15(b) of PBA Rules & Regulations

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11984
  • 57.

    PBA Circular - Guidelines on Clause 13 & 15(b) of PBA Rules & Regulations

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11985
  • 58.

    Extension in Suspension Deadline - Ms Time & Space Media (Pvt.) Limited

    Jul-09-2015
    SA/07-15/7811133
  • 59.

    Clause 13 & 15 (b) of PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11591
  • 60.

    Clause 13 & 15 (b) of PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11590
  • 61.

    PBA Circular - October 9, 2015

    Oct-09-2015
    PBA/10-15/CIR-11507
  • 62.

    Restroration of Business - Evernew Concepts (Pvt.) Ltd. & Midas (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Sep-24-2015

  • 63.

    Stop Airing of Advertisements of Mall of Sargodha

    Jan-04-2017

  • 64.

    Suspended Client - Ministry of Water & Power

    Apr-17-2015

  • 65.

    Postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM-2014)

    Oct-31-2014

  • 66.

    Circular PBA/09/14/Cir-10272

    Sep-20-2014
    PBA/09/14/Cir-10272
  • 67.

    Publication of Notification in the Sindh Government Gazette (Extra-Ordinary)

    Apr-22-2014

  • 68.

    Court order on PPPs Political Advertisement (Malik Qayyum/Shahbaz Sharif)

    May-04-2013

  • 69.

    Circular - Sales Tax Retunrs in FBR

    Jun-12-2013

  • 70.

    Circular - PEMRA Letter dated July 3, 2013

    Jul-03-2013

  • 71.

    Releases of Forvil Cosmetics and Elite Traders for Bio Amla

    Apr-02-2013

  • 72.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 73.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 74.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 75.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 76.

    Outstanding Dues of Govt. Campaigns

    Jul-31-2012

  • 77.

    Circular Channels - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 78.

    Circular Agencies - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 79.

    Direct Payments from Client

    Mar-29-2012

  • 80.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 81.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 82.

    Circular - Compliance of Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 83.

    Circular - Compliance of
    Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 84.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 85.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 86.

    Sub Committee - Threats / Pressure from Political / Non-Political Entities

    Mar-21-2012

  • 87.

    All correspondence/documents sent to PBA Secretariat should be signed by the person who is Nominated as Authorized signatory of your company to deal with PBA

    Mar-03-2012
    Circular - 03-03-12
  • 88.

    PBA Flood Donation Fund - September 2011

    Sep-20-2011

  • 89.

    Clearance House SOPs

    Aug-28-2008

  • 90.

    Circular to Members for Rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 91.

    Circular for Advertising Agencies for rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 92.

    Payments of Ministry of Population Welfare & Ministry of Health

    Sep-04-2010

  • 93.

    No member broadcaster will pay any carriage fee or any other remuneration for airing to World Call Telecom Ltd

    Jul-28-2010

  • 94.

    Sub Committee - Media Buying Houses

    Jul-19-2010

  • 95.

    Late Payment Surchage LPS of 3% per month for first 3 months and thereafter 2%/month shall be imposed on defaulting agency

    Jul-17-2010
    Circular - LPS
  • 96.

    Not to accept the business of Ministry of Population Welfare, Govt of Pakistan through Ideas Workshop Ltd.

    May-10-2010
    Circular May 10, 2010
  • 97.

    Accept Business of Government (either Federal Ministrieis, Provisional Ministries) through Accredited Agenices/MBHs Only

    May-23-2009
    PBA/05-09/Cir-2818
  • 98.

    New PBA Clearance Calender

    Jan-01-2010

  • 99.

    Regularization of Client DGPR (Punjab) Govt. of Punjab

    Oct-01-2009

  • 100.

    Clarification for Deduction/Collection of TAX from Advertising Agencies

    Feb-02-2009
    C.No 1(5) WHT/2006

Suspended Agencies
Spider 360 Media (Pvt.) Limited, Adgroup (Pvt) Limited, Vibrant Communications, Super Media Communications (SMC Pvt) Ltd, MEDIAONE Communication, Momentum Marketing & Communications Pvt. Ltd (formerly Dawn Communications (Pvt.) Ltd.), Evernew Concepts (Pvt) Limited, Message Communications, Midas (Pvt) Limited - LHR, Creative Consultant (Pvt.) Limited, Adreach Advertising, Awan Brand Communications, Difference (Private) Limited, Eiman Ad Communications, The Circle Agency, Add World Advertising Agency, Pirana Advertising (Pvt) Limited, Brandkey Communication (Pvt.) Limited, The Circuit (Pvt) Limited, Orient Advertising (Pvt) Limited, Communication Spot, Ideas Workshop (Pvt) Limited, Advertising & Information Management (Pvt) Limited (AIM), Graymatter Communications,
Suspended Clients
Department of Plant Protection (Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives (Govt. of Pakistan) formerly Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform (Govt. of Pakistan), Govt. of Pakistan Services Hospital, Ministry of Finance (Finance Division) - Govt. of Pakistan, Digicom Trading (Pvt) Ltd, Intelligence Bureau (Govt. of Pakistan), JW Tech (Pvt) Ltd, Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Defence Production (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), National Council for TIBB (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training - (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Parlimentary Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Bikiya Industries (Private) Limited, Ministry of Water & Power (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Tiles & Ceramic Industries Ltd, Directorate of Hajj (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Industries & Production (Govt. of Pakistan), National Education Foundation (Ministry of Education - Govt. of Pakistan), Get Technologies, Master Poly Plastic Industries Ltd, Ministry of Textile Industry (Govt. of Pakistan), Aala Dawakhana, Evacuee Trust Poperty Board (Govt. of Pakistan), National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Interior (Govt. of Pakistan), Emerging Innovations (Pvt.) Limited, Master Beverages and Foods Limited, Origins, Health Education Cell (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Climate Change (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Science & Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), Privatisation Commission (Govt. of Pakistan), Berrio International (Pvt) Ltd, MAB Builders, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mall, Taha Developers, Ministry of Dairy Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Religious Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Big Bird Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Telemall Corporation, Ministry of Health & Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas (Govt. of Pakistan), EHFPRO, Drugs Control Organization (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ezee Travels (Pvt.) Ltd, Enem Estates, Al Shaheer Corporation Limited [Formerly Al Shaheer Corporation (Pvt.) Limited], A&I Enterprises, Master Cloth and Suiting Ltd, Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (Govt. of Pakistan), Forvil Cosmetics , Board of Investment (Govt. of Pakistan), Multan Sultans (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Narcotics Control (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Zakat & Ushr (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Sanitary Fittings Industries Ltd, Ministry of Food & Agriculture & Livestock (Govt. of Pakistan), Premier American School, Programme for National Hydropower Development (Ministry of Water & Power - Govt. of Pakistan), B4U Soft (Pvt.) Limited, Govt. of Pakistan Employees Housing Foundation, Fast Marketing Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, Raza Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination (Govt. of Pakistan), A&I Realtor (Pvt.) Limited, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Ministry of Women Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Population Census Organization - Statistics Division (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Housing & Works (Govt. of Pakistan), DYL Motorcycle Ltd, Dynasel (Pvt) Ltd, Hiba Life (Pvt.) Limited, Medtech Trading Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Manpower And Overseas Pakistani (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), Al-Rauf Developers, Ministry of Population Welfare (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Railways (Govt. of Pakistan), Master City (Pvt) Ltd, Al-Siddique Developers, Ministry of Energy, Power Division (Govt. of Pakistan), Ocean Marina Gwadar, Ministry of Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Chimera (Pvt.) Ltd., National Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON) (Ministry of Environment - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Ports & Shipping (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Ballpoint Pen Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Capital Development Authority (CDA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Information Technology (TReMU) (Govt. of Pakistan), Directorate of Malaria Control - Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination (Govt. Of Pakistan), Ministry of Information Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), IVY Boutique, G-Tide Mobiles Pakistan, The Snack Bites Company, Decagon Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), Ministry of Environment (Govt. of Pakistan), National AIDS Control Programe (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Pakistan Oil & Seed Development Board (Ministry of Food Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), 6th Sense Marketing (Pvt.) Limited, Six B Food Industry (Pvt) Ltd, I.S Abbac International (Pvt) Ltd, Saad Akbar Developers & Builders (Pvt.) Ltd, The Olympus Mall, Crescent Star Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of National Food Security & Research (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Minorities, Culture, Sports, Tourism & Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Sports (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Communications (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (Govt. of Pakistan),