An Overseas Employment Promoter (OEP) is one who engage, or to assist or to recruit any person to emigrate. An OEP is a private company linking human resource to the employer.

Roles and Functions of Overseas Employment Promoters (OEPs)

The Overseas Employment Promoters, in private sector are playing a vital role in overseas employment. The Overseas Employment Promoters are granted OEP license by Bureau of Emigration & Overseas Employment (BEOE), Government of Pakistan enabling them to proceed to nontraditional manpower recipient countries in the world in general and traditional manpower needy countries in the Middle East in particular for having contracts with the leading employers of the aforesaid region to procure maximum manpower demands for Pakistani workforce. The Overseas Employment Promoters after hectic efforts bring demands and report to the concerned regional office called Protectorate of Emigrants for grant of permission for the recruitment of Pakistani workforce. After the permission is granted, the demand is published in the leading newspaper. Ultimately the employer himself or his representative or the Overseas Employment Promoter himself on behalf of the employer completes the process of recruitment. Thereafter the selected and recruited persons are registered with the relevant Protector of Emigrants. At the time of registration the intending migrants are fully briefed about the terms and conditions of the Foreign Service Agreement, Rules & Regulation and other important information of the host countries.

How do we know that the Overseas Employment Promoter (OEP) is genuine?

OEP are registered by the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment, Government of Pakistan. OEP always have an office and License number, Genuineness of the OEP can be assured from the POE office and as well as from the valid OEP License list available on this website https://beoe.gov.pk/list-of-oeps

What precautions I should observe in getting a foreign job via an OEP?

  1. Valid license of OEP
  2. Valid Demand
  3. Read the terms and conditions carefully
  4. Counter verify the terms and conditions from P.O.E
  5. Insist on receipt on any payment.