Office of the Press Registrar (OPR) issues No Objection Certificates for the title of Publication, News Agencies, and Printing Press all over Pakistan including AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan with a mandate to regularize mainstream media.
Under PNNBR Ordinance 2002, the NOC of the Press Registrar is mandatory to seek ownership of a fresh or transferred title. NOC is also issued for other stations of an already declared title. For any alteration in a declared title of publications, news agencies, and printing presses in areas including language, periodicity, and printer, the NOC of Press Registrar is required.
Guidelines For Applicant
Office of the Press Registrar has issued guidelines for the applicants who desire to seek NOC in any category of publication, news agency, and printing press.
Documents Required For NOC
Certain documents are mandatory to be furnished along with proformas for NOC.
Office of the Press Registrar is charging a fee for the issuance of NOC for titles of publications, news agencies, and printing presses from all over the country. The fee can be deposited in any branch of State Bank or National Bank of Pakistan's Account No. C03886. It contributed to the National Exchequer.