Policy Circulars

  • 1.

    Reminder - Guidelines for Political Advertising Campaigns

    Jan-31-2024
    PBA/01-24/21602
  • 2.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy - Advertising Agency

    May-28-2018

  • 3.

    Guideline for Political Advertising Campaigns on PBA Member Regional Channels

    Jan-02-2024
    PBA/01-24/21502
  • 4.

    PBA Circular - Clarification about Samsung Gulf Electronics FZE, Dubai

    Dec-19-2023
    PBA/12-23/21464
  • 5.

    PBA Circular - Direct Client - Compliance of Clearance Rules August 15, 2023

    Aug-15-2023
    PBA/08-23/Cir-20959
  • 6.

    Double Taxation Due to Overlapping under Provincial Sales Tax Laws on Advertisement Service and Agent Thereof

    May-29-2023

  • 7.

    PBA Circular February 04, 2023

    Feb-04-2023

  • 8.

    PBA Circular - Compliance of Clearance Rules

    Feb-02-2023
    PBA/02-23/Cir-20257
  • 9.

    Registration of Digital Media Publications / Properties with PBA

    Dec-07-2022
    PBA/12-22/DM-20114
  • 10.

    PBA Working Committees 2022 - 2023

    Nov-26-2022

  • 11.

    PBA Circular - Guidelines for issuance of invoices in respect of advertising campaigns of DGPR, Govt. of Punjab.

    Nov-24-2022
    PBA/11-22/Cir-20039
  • 12.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    Jul-13-2022
    PBA/07-22/19241
  • 13.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    Jul-13-2022
    PBA/07-22/19242
  • 14.

    Letter from Z2C Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Feb-10-2022

  • 15.

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

    Jan-27-2022
    PBA/01-22/Cir-18840
  • 16.

    PBA Circular - CPRP Mechanism December 28, 2021

    Dec-28-2021
    PBA/12-21/Cir (Mem)-18792
  • 17.

    PBA Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate / WHT Challans

    Dec-02-2021
    PBA/12-21/Cir-18760
  • 18.

    PBA Working Committees 2021 - 2022

    Nov-29-2021

  • 19.

    Submission of pending GST Certificate/WHT Challans

    Jul-07-2021
    PBA/07-21/Cir-18132
  • 20.

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

    Jun-29-2021

  • 21.

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

    May-20-2021

  • 22.

    PBA Circular - COVID-19 Vaccination

    Apr-10-2021

  • 23.

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

    Apr-10-2021

  • 24.

    PBA Working Committees - 2020 - 2021

    Feb-19-2021

  • 25.

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

    Sep-14-2020

  • 26.

    Outstanding Dues Payment through PBA E-filing Software

    Sep-11-2018
    for Agencies
  • 27.

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

    Aug-20-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 28.

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

    Aug-18-2020

  • 29.

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

    Aug-13-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17145
  • 30.

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

    Aug-12-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 31.

    Request from Press Information Department Isb

    Aug-09-2020

  • 32.

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

    Jul-10-2020

  • 33.

    Accreditation of Digital Media Advertising Agencies (MBHs)

    Jul-03-2020
    PBA/07-20/Cir-16829
  • 34.

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

    Nov-16-2016

  • 35.

    Clearance of Digital Media Outstanding Dues

    Jun-13-2020
    PBA/06-20/Cir-16715
  • 36.

    PBA Circular - Government Bail-out Package for Electronic Media

    Apr-11-2020

  • 37.

    PBA Circular April 10, 2020

    Apr-10-2020

  • 38.

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

    Mar-26-2020

  • 39.

    Circular to Advertising Agencies / Payment of Outstanding Dues

    Mar-18-2020
    PBA/03-20/ACC-16583
  • 40.

    PBA Circular - Pending Government Advertisement Payments - Second Promo

    Mar-15-2020

  • 41.

    PBA Working Committees - 2019-2020

    Feb-08-2020

  • 42.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Tariff for the Electronic Media.

    Nov-20-2019

  • 43.

    Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate & WHT Challan

    Apr-02-2019
    PBA/03-19/Cir-15676
  • 44.

    PBA Circular - All Members / Associate Members

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 45.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 46.

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

    May-15-2018
    Email
  • 47.

    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
  • 48.

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

    Mar-16-2018
    6(6)/2012-P-I (Pt)
  • 49.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-23-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13850
  • 50.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Rates

    Aug-19-2017

  • 51.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-18-2017

  • 52.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-17-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13835
  • 53.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-08-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13816
  • 54.

    PBA Circular - Clarification Billing Format

    Jul-27-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13779
  • 55.

    Circular - Revision of Annual Membership Fee

    Jul-25-2017
    PBA/07-17/MEM-13589
  • 56.

    PBA Circular - Billing Format

    Jul-20-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13665
  • 57.

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

    May-27-2017

  • 58.

    PBA Circular

    May-16-2017
    PBA/05-17/Cir-13414
  • 59.

    Raids on Business Premises by FBR Officials

    May-09-2017

  • 60.

    PEMRA Circular - 22-3-2017

    Mar-29-2017

  • 61.

    PEMRA - PSA - Tobacco Control

    Mar-29-2017

  • 62.

    Capping of 12 Minutes of Advertisements During an Hour

    Feb-10-2017

  • 63.

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

    Dec-05-2016

  • 64.

    Circular - Security of Media Houses

    Sep-02-2016

  • 65.

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

    May-25-2016
    SA/05-15/57-12152
  • 66.

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

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11984
  • 67.

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

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11985
  • 68.

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

    Jul-09-2015
    SA/07-15/7811133
  • 69.

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

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11591
  • 70.

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

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11590
  • 71.

    PBA Circular - October 9, 2015

    Oct-09-2015
    PBA/10-15/CIR-11507
  • 72.

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

    Sep-24-2015

  • 73.

    Stop Airing of Advertisements of Mall of Sargodha

    Jan-04-2017

  • 74.

    Suspended Client - Ministry of Water & Power

    Apr-17-2015

  • 75.

    Postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM-2014)

    Oct-31-2014

  • 76.

    Circular PBA/09/14/Cir-10272

    Sep-20-2014
    PBA/09/14/Cir-10272
  • 77.

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

    Apr-22-2014

  • 78.

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

    May-04-2013

  • 79.

    Circular - Sales Tax Retunrs in FBR

    Jun-12-2013

  • 80.

    Circular - PEMRA Letter dated July 3, 2013

    Jul-03-2013

  • 81.

    Releases of Forvil Cosmetics and Elite Traders for Bio Amla

    Apr-02-2013

  • 82.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 83.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 84.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 85.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 86.

    Outstanding Dues of Govt. Campaigns

    Jul-31-2012

  • 87.

    Circular Channels - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 88.

    Circular Agencies - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 89.

    Direct Payments from Client

    Mar-29-2012

  • 90.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 91.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 92.

    Circular - Compliance of Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 93.

    Circular - Compliance of
    Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 94.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 95.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 96.

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

    Mar-21-2012

  • 97.

    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
  • 98.

    PBA Flood Donation Fund - September 2011

    Sep-20-2011

  • 99.

    Clearance House SOPs

    Aug-28-2008

  • 100.

    Circular to Members for Rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

Suspended Agencies
Difference (Private) Limited, Brandkey Communication (Pvt.) Limited, Communication Spot, Advertising & Information Management (Pvt) Limited (AIM), Message Communications, Orient Advertising (Pvt) Limited, Spider 360 Media (Pvt.) Limited, Communication Power Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Promoters Advertising, Media Expansion Systems (Pvt.) Limited, The Circle Agency, Midas (Pvt) Limited - LHR, Ideas Workshop (Pvt) Limited, Creative Consultant (Pvt.) Limited, Awan Brand Communications, Admax (Pvt.) Ltd., Sound & Vision Private Limited, TNI Communications, Adreach Advertising, Super Media Communications (SMC Pvt) Ltd, Adgroup (Pvt) Limited, 4 Square Communications (Pvt) Limited, Paragon International (Pvt.) Ltd, Eiman Ad Communications, Graymatter Communications, Evernew Concepts (Pvt) Limited, MEDIAONE Communication, X2O Private Limited, The Circuit (Pvt) Limited, Add World Advertising Agency, Vibrant Communications,
Suspended Clients
Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Religious Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Labour & Manpower And Overseas Pakistani (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Railways (Govt. of Pakistan), Origins, Ministry of Zakat & Ushr (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Ballpoint Pen Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Minorities, Culture, Sports, Tourism & Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Narcotics Control (Govt. of Pakistan), Drugs Control Organization (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Intelligence Bureau (Govt. of Pakistan), Emerging Innovations (Pvt.) Limited, Al-Siddique Developers, Get Technologies, Population Census Organization - Statistics Division (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of National Food Security & Research (Govt. of Pakistan), National Education Foundation (Ministry of Education - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Big Bird Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Defence Production (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Interior (Govt. of Pakistan), Forvil Cosmetics , Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Board of Investment (Govt. of Pakistan), The Snack Bites Company, Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Aim Hygienics (Pvt.) Limited, Telemall Corporation, Bikiya Industries (Private) Limited, Six B Food Industry (Pvt) Ltd, Bahria Town (Pvt) Ltd , Ministry of Information Technology (TReMU) (Govt. of Pakistan), Chimera (Pvt.) Ltd., Taha Developers, Ministry of Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Information Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), Premier American School, Hiba Life (Pvt.) Limited, National AIDS Control Programe (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), MAB Builders, Govt. of Pakistan Employees Housing Foundation, Crescent Star Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Neat Foods (Private) Limited, Master Tiles & Ceramic Industries Ltd, Govt. of Pakistan Services Hospital, Master Beverages and Foods Limited, Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), EHFPRO, Marwa Developers (Pvt) Limited, Multan Sultans (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiatives (Govt. of Pakistan) formerly Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform (Govt. of Pakistan), Master City (Pvt) Ltd, Berrio International (Pvt) Ltd, Master Sanitary Fittings Industries Ltd, Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (Govt. of Pakistan), Raza Industries (Pvt) Ltd, 6th Sense Marketing (Pvt.) Limited, Ministry of Ports & Shipping (Govt. of Pakistan), Medtech Trading Corporation, National Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON) (Ministry of Environment - Govt. of Pakistan), Master Poly Plastic Industries Ltd, Digicom Trading (Pvt) Ltd, I.S Abbac International (Pvt) Ltd, Mitchell's Fruit Farms Ltd, Capital Development Authority (CDA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Energy, Power Division (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Climate Change (Govt. of Pakistan), Directorate of Malaria Control - Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination (Govt. Of Pakistan), U & I Garments (Pvt) Ltd, IVY Boutique, Ministry of Sports (Govt. of Pakistan), Privatisation Commission (Govt. of Pakistan), Saad Akbar Developers & Builders (Pvt.) Ltd, Ministry of Environment (Govt. of Pakistan), Fast Marketing Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mall, Enem Estates, Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Parlimentary Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Women Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training - (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Textile Industry (Govt. of Pakistan), Al-Rauf Developers, Ministry of Finance (Finance Division) - Govt. of Pakistan, Ministry of Science & Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), Gold Stone Construction (Pvt.) Ltd, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (Govt. of Pakistan), DYL Motorcycle Ltd, Ministry of Population Welfare (Govt. of Pakistan), Al Shaheer Corporation Limited [Formerly Al Shaheer Corporation (Pvt.) Limited], A&I Enterprises, JW Tech (Pvt) Ltd, Master Cloth and Suiting Ltd, Ministry of Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), National Council for TIBB (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Food & Agriculture & Livestock (Govt. of Pakistan), National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ocean Marina Gwadar, A&I Realtor (Pvt.) Limited, Ministry of Dairy Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Housing & Works (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Industries & Production (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Health & Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Directorate of Hajj (Govt. of Pakistan), Aala Dawakhana, Ministry of Communications (Govt. of Pakistan), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Programme for National Hydropower Development (Ministry of Water & Power - Govt. of Pakistan), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) (Govt. of Pakistan), G-Tide Mobiles Pakistan, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (Govt. of Pakistan), Evacuee Trust Poperty Board (Govt. of Pakistan), Ezee Travels (Pvt.) Ltd, B4U Soft (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan Oil & Seed Development Board (Ministry of Food Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), Department of Plant Protection (Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), Health Education Cell (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Water & Power (Govt. of Pakistan), Dynasel (Pvt) Ltd, The Olympus Mall, Daehan Dewan Motor Company (Pvt.) Limited,