Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment - Government of Pakistan

Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment

Government of Pakistan

How to get Emigrant's Protection

There are two primary ways of registration for emigrant's protection: (i) Direct Registration (ii) Registration through Overseas Employment Promoter (OEP)

The following diagram shows the general process flow of emigrant's protection (click the diagram to see the enlarged version)

(i) Process Flow of Direct Registration

First Step
Intending Emigrant submits following documents for registration to the concerned section for processing / verification in case of Direct Employment.

  1. Online Registration Request for Direct Emigrants (click to view)
  2. Visa (as per procedure in the host country)
  3. Valid Passport
  4. Valid Computerized national Identity Card (photocopy is also acceptable)
  5. Employment contract or agreement duly signed by the employer or an undertaking as approved by the Director General, Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment
  6. Receipt of Registration Fee
  7. Receipt of Welfare Fund
  8. Emigration Promotion Fee
  9. Certificate of insurance from State Life Insurance Corporation (original and a duplicate copy)
  10. Copy of NOC in case of ex-service men/government servants! nurses (from relevant federal! provincial health authorities)
  11. Police Character Verification Certificate in respect of the intending emigrant from concerned DPO Political Agent (for specified countries only)
  12. Medical Fitness Report (from approved medical centers of specified countries). In case of Qatar, medical fitness report from any government! registered private hospital
  13. Note:Following documents are not required for registration against any trade: -
    -> Affidavits from spouse/ parents, in case of female workers
    -> driving licence in case of drivers
    Protectorates of Emigrants are also advised to display the list of necessary documents required for registration on prominent places of the office for the facilitation of the intending emigrants. Furthermore, display the fee structure in bold shape on the entrance as well as in the office premises for information of general public.

Second Step
After documents verification the Intending Emigrant is guided to the Briefing Hall for orientation/ briefing. At the same time: the record is registered, a registration number is alloted, passport  is stamped and complete case is forwarded to the Protector of Emigrant.

Third Step
Protector of Emigrant officer signs (embossed) on passport and forwards the passport for delivery.

Fourth Step

O&B officer briefs the intending emigrant with all the necessary aspects regarding health, legal rights etc. and guides him to get his passport and documents.

(ii) Process Flow of Registration through Overseas Employment Promoters (OEP)

First Step
Intending Emigrant submits following documents for registration to the concerned section for processing / verification in case of Employment through O.E.P.

  1. Permission no
  2. Passports
  3. CNIC
  4. Insurance certificate
  5. Welfare fund slip
  6. Protector fees slip
  7. Bank Certificate / Service Charges (OEP Refundable)
  8. Registration fees slip
  9. Adhesive Stamp Fee
  10. FSA (Foreign Service Agreement)

Second Step
After documents verification, the Intending Emigrant is guided to the Briefing Hall for orientation / briefing. At the same time: the record is registered, registration number is alloted, passport  is stamped and complete case is forwarded to the Protector of Emigrant.

Third Step
Protector of Emigrant officer signs (embossed) on passport and forwards the passport for delivery.

Fourth Step
O&B officer briefs all necessary aspects regarding health, legal-rights etc. and guides him to get his passport and documents.