Registration of NGO / NPO

Procedure for registration of Societies / NGOs / NPOs under Societies Registration Act, 1860 and Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies, 1961 is as under:-

Registration of NGO under Societies Registration Act, 1860

Step-by-Step Process:

  • The proposed society should have minimum 20 members including at least 07 office bearers
  • Complete your documents as mentioned in the below section
  • Prepare two copies of Memorandum of Association as well as Article of Association of the Society
  • Memorandum of Association should be signed by all the members of the society
  • Every page of the Article of Association should be signed by at least three Office Bearers
  • Prepare the Minutes of the 1st meeting of the members of the society
  • Office of the NGO shall be in Commercial Area.
  • Registration fee of Rs. 500/- should be deposited in National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) through a challan Form under the head of Account C-03818-Other receipt fee for Registration of Societies under Societies Registration Act, 1860 (138).
  • Annual Progress / Audit Reports, details of projects / services, bank accounts and list of office bearers / executive body members along with contact numbers must be provided to Register Joint Stock Companies every year so as to avoid legal proceedings.

Documents Required:

  • Two signed copies of the Memorandum of Association
  • Two signed copies of the Article of Association
  • Two copies of the CNIC (attested by a Gazetted Officer) of all the Office Bearers / Executive Members and General Body Members
  • Duly signed list of Office Bearers with mobile number (two copies)
  • List of General Body members (at least twenty including office bearers)
  • Two copes of the Minutes of the 1st Meeting of the Members of the Society
  • Complete office address, Office pad, website, telephone, fax number, email address and lease agreement / ownership proof of the office be provided
  • Mobile numbers and email addresses of all the Office Bearers / Executive Members

Registration of NGO under Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration & Control) Ordinance, 1961

Step-by-Step Process:

  • The proposed society should have minimum 20 members including at least 07 office bearers
  • Complete your documents as mentioned in the below section
  • Prepare and sign the Form B and Constitution of the NGO
  • Every page of the constitution should be signed by at least three Office Bearers
  • Prepare the Minutes of the 1st meeting of the members of the society
  • Office of the NGO shall be in Commercial Area
  • Registration fee of Rs. 500/- should be deposited in National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) through a challan Form under the head of Account C-03818-Other receipt fee for Registration of Societies under Societies Registration Act, 1860 (138)
  • Annual Progress / Audit Reports, details of projects / services, bank accounts and list of office bearers / executive body members along with contact numbers must be provided to Register Joint Stock Companies every year so as to avoid legal proceedings.

Documents Required:

  • Two signed copies of the Constitution of the NGO
  • Two signed copies of the Form B
  • Two copies of the CNIC (attested by a Gazetted Officer) of all the Office Bearers / Executive Members and General Body Members
  • Duly signed list of Office Bearers with mobile numbers (two copies)
  • List of General Body members (at least twenty including office bearers)
  • Two copes of the Minutes of the 1st Meeting of the Members of the Society
  • Complete office address, Office pad, website, telephone, fax number, email address and lease agreement / ownership proof of the office be provided
  • Mobile numbers and email addresses of all the Office Bearers / Executive Members

Information Box

Dealing Authority:
Assistant Director (I&L),
Industries Department, ICT

Relavant Law(s):
Socities Registration Act, 1860
VSWA (Registration & Control) Ordinance, 1961

Address:
2nd Floor, ICT Agriulture Complex, Mauve Area, G-11/4, Islamabad

Timings:

Processing Fee

Download Form(s):
Form B
FORM OF MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION