OPF was established under the Emigration Ordinance, 1979. It was registered on 8th July, 1979 as Not for Profit Company under the Companies Act, 1913 (now Companies Act, 2017, Section-42). It is a public sector company to be governed under Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules, 2013 of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). The Board of Governors is supreme body and all operations of OPF are managed under overall control of the Board and policy directions from Government.
To ensure the welfare of Overseas Pakistanis and their families.
To ensure welfare of Overseas Pakistanis and their families and contribute towards their systematic rehabilitation on return, by generating sufficient resources and coordination with the stakeholders.