Guidelines for Overseas Pakistanis – Biometric Verification of Accounts

June 14th, 2019

State Bank of Pakistan has issued guidelines for Overseas Pakistanis for obtaining exemption in respect of Biometric Verification of their accounts:

Non-resident Pakistanis (NRPs):

Non-resident Pakistanis (NRPs) are advised to share following documents through email (registered with Bank) or courier as a proof of NRP Status to their parent branch:

  1. Copy of valid passport, visa, exit stamp, resident permit, etc.
  2. Copy of valid ID card (CNIC/ NICOP).
  3. Undertaking for Exemption of Biometric Verification of Account.

Guidelines for Resident Pakistanis temporarily outside Pakistan:

Customers who do not qualify under the definition of NRP, but are currently/ temporarily outside Pakistan for any reason are advised to share via email (registered with Bank) or courier following evidence/proof regarding their absence from the country to their parent branch:

  1. Copy of valid passport, visa, exit stamp, resident permit, etc.
  2. Copy of valid ID card (CNIC/ NICOP).
  3. Undertaking for Exemption of Biometric Verification of Account.

Please note that exemption for Biometric verification in accounts of temporarily abroad resident Pakistanis shall be invalid after expected date of return.

Please feel free to contact your branch for any queries or email your queries at complaints@meezanbank.com

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