Board of Investment (BOI) grants permission to foreign companies to open their Branch
Office and Liaison Office in Pakistan.
Branch Office: Branch Office is established by a foreign company
to fulfill its contractual obligations with the public or private sector in Pakistan.
Their activity will be restricted to the work mentioned in the agreement/contract
signed. However they cannot undertake any commercial/trading activities.
Liaison Office: Liaison Office is established by a foreign company
for promotion of product(s), provision of technical advice & assistance, exploring
the possibility of joint collaboration and export promotion. However they cannot
undertake any commercial/trading activities.
Period of Permission: The permission shall be issued for a period
of 1-5 years.
Renewal: The permission granted by BOI shall be renewable subject
to provision of all required documents and fees.