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EPD Circular Letter No. 02 of 2013

February 22, 2013

The Chief Executives of all
Exchange Companies &
Exchange Companies of ‘B’ Category

Dear Sirs/Madam,

Issuance of Official Receipts to the Customers

Attention of the Exchange Companies is invited to FE Circular No. 9 of 2002, FE Circular No. 6 of 2004 and FE Circular No. 3 of 2012 and other instructions issued from time to time.
It is reiterated as under:

  1. All dealings between an Exchange Company and its customers shall be supported by official receipts. Such receipts shall be prepared for every transaction in duplicate, one of which shall be provided to the customer and the other shall be kept in record for a period to be specified by SBP.
  2. Every receipt provided to the customer shall be sequentially numbered and also bear the name of the Exchange Company, date, nature of transaction i.e. sale/purchase/transfer, currency dealt, exchange rate and initials of dealer/authorized employee.
  3. Exchange Companies shall obtain from customers information as to the purpose and intended nature of transaction which should also be clearly mentioned on the receipt.

Please bring the contents of the above to all your constituents for meticulous compliance.


Yours sincerely,


Additional Director

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