Establishment of Machine Readable Passport Facility for Overseas Pakistanis and their Dependents at Overseas Pakistanis Foundation Head Office, Islamabad

Islamabad, March 11, 2020 (PPI-OT): In order to facilitate Overseas Pakistanis and their family members in line with the vision of the Honourable Prime Minister of Pakistan, a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) facility has been established at the Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Head Office, Islamabad, with the collaboration of the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports (DGI and P).


On the directions of Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on OP and HRD, OPF is according top priority to improving its service delivery and providing enhanced facilities to Overseas Pakistanis. OPF has already established NADRA-Swift Center for Overseas Pakistanis at its Head Office in Islamabad which is providing its one-window service to Overseas Pakistanis and their family members visiting OPF Head Office on daily basis.


This state-of-the-art “OPF-DGI and P MRP Facilitation Center” is another step towards adoption of a citizen-centric governance model by OPF where Overseas Pakistanis are exclusively facilitated. With the establishment of this facilitation center in OPF Head Office building, all issues of Overseas Pakistanis related to MRP processing will be resolved at one place. OPF is all set to provide facilities to Overseas Pakistanis under one roof.


An Overseas Pakistani who visits OPF can now avail facilities under one roof like NADRA, Passport Office, Complaint Resolution, plot allotment, Foreign Exchange Remittance Card, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation membership card, death and disability compensation, provision of recommendation letter for admission of children on reserved quota seats for children of Overseas Pakistanis, financial assistance through OPF Scholarship Scheme, payment of installment of his plot, ambulance service, recovery of outstanding dues from his employer, etc.


Furthermore, the establishment of the OPF-DGI and P MRP Facilitation Centre will help to achieve the desired objective of both the organizations in providing state-of-the-art services to Overseas Pakistanis. The “OPF-DGI and P MRP Facilitation Center” at OPF Head Office Islamabad is operational, and Overseas Pakistanis and their dependents are invited to visit the facility for issuance/renewal of their machine readable passports.


For more information, contact:

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)

Shahrah-e-Jamhouriat, Sector G-5/2,

Post Box No. 1470, Islamabad, Pakistan

UAN: +92-51-111-040-040

Tel: +92-51-9203267, 9048320

Fax: +92-51-9224335, 9211613