Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment - Government of Pakistan

Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment

Government of Pakistan

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Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment

Bureau was setup on 1st October, 1971 with the amalgamation of three federal government departments viz. i) National Manpower Council ii) Protectorate of Emigrants and iii) Directorate of Seamen’s Welfare under the directive of Government of Pakistan, Bureau started functioning under the Emigration Act of 1922...read more...

Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development

Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development

The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development was created in July 2013, from a merger of Ministry of Over... read more...

Director General’s Message

It is an honour to be posted as Director General, Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment. Overseas employment is playing a vital role in reducing the pressure of un-employment at home...read more...

Achievements

Since inception of the Bureau in the year 1971, more than 10 million emigrants have been provided overseas employment duly registered with the Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment. During the year 2015, highest number of Pakistanis(946,571) proceeded abroad for the purpose of employment. During the year 2024 (May), 281,367 Pakistanis proceeded abroad for the purpose of employment.

Graph showing the number of emigrants over the years 1971 to 2024 (May):

Foreign Jobs Statistics

Total Foreign Jobs

247,679

Foreign Jobs Available

126,781

Foreign Jobs Consumed

120,898

Jobs Available
126,781
247,679

PE-Wise Daily Emigrants Registration Live Count

PE-Wise Daily Emigrants Registration Live Count

Statistics of the Overseas Employment Promoter (OEP) Licences:

Our Executives

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Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif

Prime Minister Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif

Prime Minister Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

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Chaudhry Salik Hussain

Federal Minister
M/o OP & HRD

Chaudhry Salik Hussain

Federal Minister
Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development

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Dr. Arshad Mahmood

Federal Secretary
M/o OP & HRD

Dr. Arshad Mahmood

Federal Secretary
Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development

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Mr. Muhammad Tayyab

Director General
BE & OE

Mr. Muhammad Tayyab

Director General
Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment