Procedure for registration of Foundation in Pakistan

Procedure for registration of Foundation in Pakistan

Procedure for registration of Societies in Pakistan / NGOs/ Mosques/Madaris/ Trust/ Foundation under Societies Registration Act, 1860

Societies having following objectives are registerable:

“Societies established for the purpose of promotion of science, charitable purpose, literature, or the fine arts, for instruction, the diffusion of useful knowledge, the foundation or maintenance of libraries or reading rooms for general use among the members or open to the public, or public museums  and  galleries  of  paintings  and  other  works  of  art,  collections  of  natural  history, mechanical and philosophical inventions, instruments or designs”.

Following requirements are to be fulfilled for the registrations of Foundation under this Act:

  • Registration Fee: Rs = 520 deposited in any branch of National Bank of Pakistan under Head
    of Account No.CO3818 through Treasury Challan (32-A).
  • At least 7 members are required to establish Governing Body of a Society.
  • Attested copies of CNICs of all members/office bearers are required.
  • An affidavit on stamp paper amounting to Rs = 20 is required to be furnished confirming authenticity of documents filed by society and also stating that there is neither any dispute nor litigation is pending before any forum against proposed society. It is also to be confirmed that society is not previously registered before any forum.
  • In case of registration of mosque and madrisa, the proof of ownership of land is required to be furnished.
  • In case of registration of trust, the certified copy of trust deed duly registered by Sub Registrar is required to be furnished.

Three copies of memorandum and article of association as per following format are filed with Registrar:

Memorandum of society

  • Name of Society
  • Address Society
  • Aims and Objects
  1. ______________
  2. ______________
  3. _______________

List of Office Bearers

Sr. No Name Address Designation

We the undersigned are desirous to register our Society under Societies Registration Act, 1860.

S.No Name With Parentage Address Occupation Signature

Article of Association

  • Name of Society
  • Address Society
  • Membership
  • Disqualification
  • Election
  • Duties of Office Bearers
  • Source of Income
  • Annual Audit
  • Bank Account
  • Meeting
  • Quorum: at Least 2/3rd
  • Amendment: at Least 3/5th
  • Dissolution

We certify that above mentioned contents are true and correct.

S.No Name Designation Signature

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