Policy Circulars

  • 1.

    Submission of pending GST Certificate/WHT Challans

    Jul-07-2021
    PBA/07-21/Cir-18132
  • 2.

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

    Jun-29-2021

  • 3.

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

    May-20-2021

  • 4.

    PBA Circular - COVID-19 Vaccination

    Apr-10-2021

  • 5.

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

    Apr-10-2021

  • 6.

    PBA Working Committees - 2020 - 2021

    Feb-19-2021

  • 7.

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

    Sep-14-2020

  • 8.

    Outstanding Dues Payment through PBA E-filing Software

    Sep-11-2018
    for Agencies
  • 9.

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

    Aug-20-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 10.

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

    Aug-18-2020

  • 11.

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

    Aug-13-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17145
  • 12.

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

    Aug-12-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 13.

    Request from Press Information Department Isb

    Aug-09-2020

  • 14.

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

    Jul-10-2020

  • 15.

    Accreditation of Digital Media Advertising Agencies (MBHs)

    Jul-03-2020
    PBA/07-20/Cir-16829
  • 16.

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

    Nov-16-2016

  • 17.

    Clearance of Digital Media Outstanding Dues

    Jun-13-2020
    PBA/06-20/Cir-16715
  • 18.

    PBA Circular - Government Bail-out Package for Electronic Media

    Apr-11-2020

  • 19.

    PBA Circular April 10, 2020

    Apr-10-2020

  • 20.

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

    Mar-26-2020

  • 21.

    Circular to Advertising Agencies / Payment of Outstanding Dues

    Mar-18-2020
    PBA/03-20/ACC-16583
  • 22.

    PBA Circular - Pending Government Advertisement Payments - Second Promo

    Mar-15-2020

  • 23.

    PBA Working Committees - 2019-2020

    Feb-08-2020

  • 24.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Tariff for the Electronic Media.

    Nov-20-2019

  • 25.

    Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate & WHT Challan

    Apr-02-2019
    PBA/03-19/Cir-15676
  • 26.

    PBA Circular - All Members / Associate Members

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 27.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 28.

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

    May-15-2018
    Email
  • 29.

    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
  • 30.

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

    Mar-16-2018
    6(6)/2012-P-I (Pt)
  • 31.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-23-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13850
  • 32.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Rates

    Aug-19-2017

  • 33.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-18-2017

  • 34.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-17-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13835
  • 35.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-08-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13816
  • 36.

    PBA Circular - Clarification Billing Format

    Jul-27-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13779
  • 37.

    Circular - Revision of Annual Membership Fee

    Jul-25-2017
    PBA/07-17/MEM-13589
  • 38.

    PBA Circular - Billing Format

    Jul-20-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13665
  • 39.

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

    May-27-2017

  • 40.

    PBA Circular

    May-16-2017
    PBA/05-17/Cir-13414
  • 41.

    Raids on Business Premises by FBR Officials

    May-09-2017

  • 42.

    PEMRA Circular - 22-3-2017

    Mar-29-2017

  • 43.

    PEMRA - PSA - Tobacco Control

    Mar-29-2017

  • 44.

    Capping of 12 Minutes of Advertisements During an Hour

    Feb-10-2017

  • 45.

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

    Dec-05-2016

  • 46.

    Circular - Security of Media Houses

    Sep-02-2016

  • 47.

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

    May-25-2016
    SA/05-15/57-12152
  • 48.

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

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11984
  • 49.

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

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11985
  • 50.

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

    Jul-09-2015
    SA/07-15/7811133
  • 51.

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

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11591
  • 52.

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

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11590
  • 53.

    PBA Circular - October 9, 2015

    Oct-09-2015
    PBA/10-15/CIR-11507
  • 54.

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

    Sep-24-2015

  • 55.

    Stop Airing of Advertisements of Mall of Sargodha

    Jan-04-2017

  • 56.

    Suspended Client - Ministry of Water & Power

    Apr-17-2015

  • 57.

    Postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM-2014)

    Oct-31-2014

  • 58.

    Circular PBA/09/14/Cir-10272

    Sep-20-2014
    PBA/09/14/Cir-10272
  • 59.

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

    Apr-22-2014

  • 60.

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

    May-04-2013

  • 61.

    Circular - Sales Tax Retunrs in FBR

    Jun-12-2013

  • 62.

    Circular - PEMRA Letter dated July 3, 2013

    Jul-03-2013

  • 63.

    Releases of Forvil Cosmetics and Elite Traders for Bio Amla

    Apr-02-2013

  • 64.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 65.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 66.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 67.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 68.

    Outstanding Dues of Govt. Campaigns

    Jul-31-2012

  • 69.

    Circular Channels - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 70.

    Circular Agencies - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 71.

    Direct Payments from Client

    Mar-29-2012

  • 72.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 73.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 74.

    Circular - Compliance of Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 75.

    Circular - Compliance of
    Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 76.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 77.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 78.

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

    Mar-21-2012

  • 79.

    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
  • 80.

    PBA Flood Donation Fund - September 2011

    Sep-20-2011

  • 81.

    Clearance House SOPs

    Aug-28-2008

  • 82.

    Circular to Members for Rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 83.

    Circular for Advertising Agencies for rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 84.

    Payments of Ministry of Population Welfare & Ministry of Health

    Sep-04-2010

  • 85.

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

    Jul-28-2010

  • 86.

    Sub Committee - Media Buying Houses

    Jul-19-2010

  • 87.

    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
  • 88.

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

    May-10-2010
    Circular May 10, 2010
  • 89.

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

    May-23-2009
    PBA/05-09/Cir-2818
  • 90.

    New PBA Clearance Calender

    Jan-01-2010

  • 91.

    Regularization of Client DGPR (Punjab) Govt. of Punjab

    Oct-01-2009

  • 92.

    Clarification for Deduction/Collection of TAX from Advertising Agencies

    Feb-02-2009
    C.No 1(5) WHT/2006
  • 93.

    Advertisements of LG Products

    Nov-29-2017

  • 94.

    Non-Payment of GST II

    Nov-29-2017

  • 95.

    Non Payment of GST

    Nov-29-2017

  • 96.

    Clarification of Amendments in sub-section (6) of Section 153 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 Brought Through Finance Act, 2009

    Aug-20-2009
    FBR Circular No: 6 / 2009 (Incom Tax)
  • 97.

    Provide full details of Sales Tax deposited on behalf of Advertising Agencies/Clients

    Nov-29-2017

  • 98.

    Regarding Provide Evidence to your Clients That Sales Tax has been Paid

    Jul-31-2009
    PBA/07-09/Cir-3039
  • 99.

    Evidence of GST payment

    Aug-07-2009

  • 100.

    Advertising Agency can withhold or adjust payment for months of April, May, June 2009 on the pretext of GST deduction

    Jul-15-2009
    PBA/07-09/Cir-2984

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