State Bank of Pakistan unveils much desired good news for Overseas Pakistanis
*KARACHI: **State Bank of Pakistan unveils much desired good news for Overseas Pakistanis over thir Bank accounts verifications.*
*Realizing difficulties being faced by expats in operating their bank accounts, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued detailed instructions on the alternate arrangement to facilitate their biometric verification.*
According to a press release issued by SBP, overseas Pakistanis may approach their respective banks through email/surface mail and provide identity documents like valid Passport, Visa, CNIC and NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) as an alternative arrangement for biometric verification for operating their bank accounts as usual.
In this regard, detailed instructions regarding biometric verification are available on the website of SBP.
The arrangement has been made in line with State Bank’s continuous monitoring of the progress of the banking industry with respect to biometric verification; and it has been reiterated to banks for extending their fullest cooperation to their overseas customers.