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October 5, 2021 - In Community Welfare

Foreign Exchange Remittance Card

Government of Pakistan has introduced incentives for overseas Pakistanis who remit foreign exchange, through banking channels to Pakistan. Categories of Cards alongwith amount of Remittance and incentives (duty credit at Airports) are given below:


Type of Foreign Exchange Remittance Card (FERC) Amount Remitted through Banking channels (in US $ or equivalent foreign currency) Duty Credit in Pakistani Rupees
Silver 2500 or more 2500
Silver Plus 5000 or more 5000
Golden 10,000 or more 10,000
Golden Plus 25,000 or more 25,000
Platinum 50,000 or more 50,000



Following papers are required for obtaining above mentioned Cards:

* Blank Remittance Book and Application Forms which can be obtained from the Welfare Wing of Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh.

* Photocopies of first 2 pages of valid passport.

* Photocopy of valid Iqama.

* Two photographs (1×1 inch).

* Overseas Pakistanis are required to show original Bank Receipts (Vouchers) regarding remittance of foreign exchange to Pakistan to the official of Welfare Wing of the Embassy.

After verification of Bank Receipts/vouchers and attestation of entries in the Remittance Book, applications along with above mentioned papers are sent to Overseas Pakistanis Foundation, Islamabad. The applicant can receive his/her FER Card from the Welfare Wing of the Embassy. The holders of Golden, Golden plus and Platinum Cards can get urgent Passport from the Embassy, free of cost. The form can be downloaded from link below:

Pakistan has enjoyed warm relations with Saudi Arabia since the birth of the country in 1947.

Consular Services:

7:00AM - 3:00PM
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Office Timings (All Wings)

8:00AM - 4:00PM
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7:00AM - 3:00PM
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7:00AM - 12:00AM

Building Number 8224,
Diplomatic Quarters,
Riyadh 11693,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Other Telephone Numbers:

Building Number 19,
N17 E7 Sector, Mushrefah,
Jeddah 23332,
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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