NGO Registration in Pakistan

How To Register an NGO in Pakistan

Although there are many legal acts for NGO Registration Pakistan, two of them are most commonly used and will be discussed in detail here.

Types of NGOs/NPOs by Law:

Before an NGO can start work, it must be registered with Governement of Pakistan. There are following types of NGOs and all have different registration procedures:-

  • Registered under ‘Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies’ Ordinance 1961
  • Registered under ‘Socities Registration Act of 1860’.
  • Non-Profit Company (Under ‘Companies Ordinance 1984’)
  • Cooperative Society (Under ‘Co-operative Societies act 1925) Registration Procedure for NGO – Societies Act
  • Trust Act 1882