Foreign Companies which are planning to do business in Pakistan but not willing to get registered as a company, may opt to establish a liaison office or branch office.
Branch Office is established by a foreign company to fulfill its contractual obligations with the public or private sector in Pakistan. Their activity will be restricted to the work mentioned in the agreement / contract signed. However branch office cannot indulge in commercial / trading activities.
Liaison Office is established by a foreign company for promotion of products(s), provision of technical advice & assistance, exploring the possibility of Joint Collaboration and export promotion.