To obtain OPF Membership, the following two categories have been defined:

Category I. Registered with protectorate of emigrants under section VIII of emigration ordinance and proceeded abroad.

Category II. Proceeded abroad for at least one year period but not registered with Protectorate of emigrants. This category also include the following status:

  • Indefinite stay abroad
  • Valid Work/Employment Visa
  • Students (male/female) of 18 years old.
  • Dual nationality holder (Pakistani & any other nationality)


The following are not eligible for OPF Membership card

  • A person holding passport bearing valid visa but not proceeded abroad.
  • Holder of any kind of visit visa.
  • A person proceeding for Hajj, Umrah, Pilgrimage and medical treatment abroad.
  • Illegal emigrants (until they get themselves legalize as per law of the host countries.


Documents Required

  • Photo copy of valid passport
  • Photocopy of passport page showing seal of registration with protectorate of emigrants
  • Pay order/ bank draft of Rs. 2000/- in favor of OPF as membership fee in case not registered with Protectorate of emigrants.
  • Two passport size color photographs.
  • Photocopy of CNIC/NICOP
  • Photocopy of Valid Visa/aqama (Residence permit)
  • Duly filled prescribed application form



The membership card is valid during member stay abroad and after up to 3 years of his/her return to Pakistan.


Amount deposit detail:

Demand Draft of Pak Rupees 2000/- in favour of OPF


Transfer Pak Rupees 2000/- as OPF Membership Fee and alongwith Bank Charges (if Any) in Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)

IBAN Account No= IBAN A/C# PK92 ASCM 0000 5814 8080 0080


Title of Account = OPF Welfare Fund (Membership Fee)

Bank Account Address = Askari Bank, F-7 Markaz Branch, Islamabad Pakistan.

For queries please contact; regn@opf.org.pk




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