Registration of Travel Agencies

Travel Agencies/Tour Operator

 Licensing/ Registration of Travel Agencies/Tour Operators

  

FORM I

[See rule 3 (1)]

Form of application for license

  1. Name of the person/firm………………………………………
  2. Business address (if registered, please give registered address), if the principal place of business is

     outside Pakistan (AJK) or the company is incorporated outside Pakistan (AJK), give %name and address of the duly authorized agent in Pakistan

  1. Nature of the firm whether proprietary, partnership, private company, public company, limited or

     unlimited.

  1. Year of establishment (year of registration in case of partnership company. Please attach attested copy

     of registration certificate)

  1. (a) Telephone number with number of lines;

     (b) Email address/website;

     (c) Details of branch offices, if any proposed.

  1. Capital invested (please indicate clearly the paid-up capital and enclose certificate of appropriate

      authority in support of your statement).

  1. Names and addresses of directors/partner and manager, indicating qualifications and experience of

      each in travel business (separately for those heading each branch office.)

  1. Name/Names of banker (please attach reference from the bank).
  2. Name of address of auditors, if any.
  3. Number of staff category-wise proposed to be employed (separately for each branch office).
  4. Nature of business (give details indicating clearly the field of operation proposed to be undertaken),
  5. Whether any other activities are proposed to be undertaken, if so in what field?
  6. Please indicate airline, rail, shipping agencies (including foreign agencies, negotiated or proposed to

      be acquired).

  1. Please give the following details:

      (i) Assets, (ii) Liabilities, clearly showing investments, tangible and intangible assets loan and other

      liabilities, reserve funds, cash and bank balance.

  1. Do you hold a license to deal in foreign-exchange? If so, please give your license number and date

      (enclose attested copy of the license) with a statement of foreign exchange earned during the last three

      calendar years, duly certified by your bankers.

  1. Please give details of your connections with foreign travel agents and tour operators (enclose copies of

      agreements, if any, entered into with them).

  1. Please state if you or your manager or a partner or any of the directors of your company have ever

      been convicted of an offence. If so, please give details.

  1. Please give a detailed plan of your office (including each branch office, if any) indicating the space,

      various counters, show windows, etc.

 

Declaration. I/we hereby solemnly declare that all the particulars given above are correct.

l/we hereby solemnly declare that if a license is granted to me/us. 1/we will abide by the Travel Agencies Act, 2018, and the rules made there under, the terms of the license granted to me/us, and the Code of Conduct.

 

 

Date : ___________________________                                       Signature of applicant

Place of application: ________________

 

Note. — This application should be accompanied by:

(1) The last three years audited account reports duly certified by the auditors of the applicant (for    

     the existing agencies-only),

(2) Up-to-date income-tax clearance certificate from the appropriate authority.

Registration Form for Travel Agencies

FEES

 

  1. Annual Fee for Grant and Renewal of License.

 

Field of Operation

License fee for Main Office (Rs.)

 

License fee for each Branch Office (Rs.)

(1)

(2)

 

(3)

(a) Booking of passages and baggage by air rail, road or

     sea for citizens of AJK/Pakistan or tourists for any

     destination.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(b) Booking of passages and baggage by air rail, road or

     sea for citizens of AJK/Pakistan or tourists for any

     destination outside Pakistan.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(c) Organizing group tours for citizen of AJK/Pakistan within

     Pakistan.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(d) Organizing group tours for foreigners within Pakistan.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(e) Organizing group tours for citizen of AJK/Pakistan to a

     foreign country or Countries.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(f) Providing transportation, whether by his/her own

     vehicles, or hired vehicles for group tours within AJK/

     Pakistan.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(g) Providing transportation, whether by his/her own

     vehicles, or hired vehicles for tourists.

10,000.00

5,000.00

(h) Reservation of Accommodation for tourists

5,000.00

2,000.00

(i)  Organizing or arranging sightseeing tours within AJK/

     Pakistan for tourists.

5,000.00

2,000.00

(j)  Providing or arranging sports including shikar (hunting)

     for tourists.

5,000.00

2,000.00

(k)  Providing or arranging entertainment for tourists.

5,000.00

2,000.00

(l) Organizing or arranging trekking or mountain climbing

     for tourists within AJK/ Pakistan.

5,000.00

2,000.00

 

B Fee for alteration in license or issuance of duplicate [License]

 

(i) For change in the nature

                or composition of a travel agency.                 Rs, 10,000.00

 

(ii) For change in the number of branch offices. Rs. 2000.00 for each branch office.

 

(iii) For change in the field of operation.             Rs.5000.00 In respect of main office,

Rs. 2000.00 in respect of each branch office.

 

(iv) For the issuance of duplicate license,           Rs, 10,000.00

 

(v) For shifting of office premises,                     Rs. 2000.00 for Head Office and

Rs. 1000.00 for each branch office.

 

 

FORM IV

[See rule 14 (2)]

BANK GUARANTEE FORM

 

Know all men by these present that we, ………………………………………………………..

Bankers at ............................. in the district of……………… hereinafter Place called the Guarantor, find ourselves to stand as guarantor to the (Director General) and -undertake to pay at any time to the order of the Director General any amount not exceeding Rupees .............................................. …………………………on behalf of Mr./ Miss/ Mrs/ Messers ……………a licensed travel agency without prior reference or confirmation from the said licensee.

 

This guarantee shall be valid and shall remain in force and binding on the Guarantor [until it is redeemed by order of the Director General or an officer duly authorized by him in this behalf.

 

 

Dated ..............................................                                      Manager_____________

Place ...............................................                                      (Bank) ______________

Official seal of the Bank

  1. Witness ................

2..Witness' ................

 

  1. B. — This guarantee shall be executed on stamp paper of the appropriate value

prescribed under the Stamp Act, 1899.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FORM V

[See Rule 14(3)]

FORM OF FURNISHING BANK GUARANTEE OR CASH SECURITY

(Apply the following in case of bank guarantee)

 

 

I/We, …………………………………………………………………………………………..do hereby intimate that , I/WE has/have obtained open bank guarantee of Rs. …………… in favor of Director General, vide Account No. ……………..……………….the original bank guarantee is being furnished with the Director General.

Date

Place

Signature of the Licensee

 

 

__________________________________

(Apply the following in case of Cash Security)

 

 

I/We,…………………………………………………………………………………………..do hereby intimate that, I/we has/have deposited the amount of Rs ………………as cash security to the Director General’s account no…………….. ………

Vide Bank Challan No………… dated ……………….

 

 

Date: _________________________________

Place:_________________________________

Signature of the Licensee:________________