Frequently Asked Questions


What is procedure for getting membership of sports facilities?

Applicant will have to submit Membership Form after duly filled to the Facilities Wing of PSB. Membership Form is available at PSB's Website in download option.


What are the charges for membership of each sports facility?

Membership charges of each sports facility are available at PSB's Website in sports facilities option.

What are rules regarding membership?

Rules of membership of sports facilities are written on the back side of membership form.


How to reserve the venue/sports facility for competition purposes?

The concerned organization/department will consult the Facilities Wing to check the availability of the required sports facility before submitting the request letter in the name of Director General, PSB.


What are charges of each sports facility?

The details of charges of each sports facility is available at PSB's Website in sports facilities option.


What is mode of payment for membership and to reserve the sports facility?

Mode of payment regarding booking of sports facilities will be in shape of Bank Draft. However, membership charges are deposited in cash with official of Finance Wing of PSB.


What is eligibility criteria for membership of sports facilities?

Pakistani and Foreigner/Diplomat are eligible to get membership of sports facilities. However, Foreigner/Diplomats will have to submit NOC from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other security agencies as mentioned in the membership form. Membership will be provided keeping in view the strength of the members already availing the facility.

To whom one should contact regarding membership and reservation of sports facilities at PSB (HQ).

The following officers may be contacted for the said purpose:-

i)      Deputy Director General (Facilities)                    -         Tel: 051-9249035

ii)     Assistant Director (T&F)                                      -         Tel: 051-9249023


Affiliation of Sports Federations

What is criteria of affiliation of various Sports Federations with Pakistan Sports Board?

It is the prerogative of the Board of PSB to grant affiliation to National Sports Federation applying for affiliation with Pakistan Sports Board, the National Sports Federation must fulfill the criteria as per PSB Constitution 2022. The Board of PSB grants affiliations to a federation fulfilling the following criteria:-



The national sports federation shall be incorporated under section 42 o f the Company's Act, 2017


 The federation should have an exhaustive written constitution which shall be inconformity with the model constitution.


At the time o f applying for affiliation, the national sports federation shall have affiliated units in at least two provinces and regions.


The tenure o f office bearers shall be in accordance with the national sports policy.


No office bearer of a national sports federation shall hold office simultaneously, in any other national sports federation excepting the Pakistan Olympic Association.


The accounts o f the federation should have been maintained properly and audited annually by qualify chartered accountants


The federation should have held annual championships.


At the national level, there shall be only one recognized national sports federation for each discipline o f sport.


Only the duly recognized or affiliated national sports federation shall be entitled to financial grant as admissible.


National sports federations are required to have the headquarters at Islamabad, or the place of registration.


The Federation shall update their accounts immediately after completion o f the financial year and bring out annual report covering salient features of their activities during the year. The Federation shall appoint a practicing chartered accountant to audit their accounts. The records and accounts o f the federation shall be accessible to the government and these shall have to be produced as and when asked to do so.


Where an international federation for the sports exists, the national federation shall be affiliated to the respective international federation.


Wherever the National federation is affiliated to an international federation, it shall provide the Board with an attestation from the international federation certifying that the national federation is a member in good standing.


The federation shall be autonomous and resist all pressures o f any kind, whatsoever, whether of a political, religious, racial or economic nature.


The National Federation shall comply with all conditions laid down in the code, including anti-doping code, prevention o f age fraud code, citizenship criteria for selection of national team, prevention of sexual harassment, etc and shall also follow the national sports policy.


The affiliation o f sports federation shall not be a matter o f right and shall be purely at the discretion o f the Board who may grant recognition subject to such terms and conditions as it deems fit.


The sports federation shall abide by all the guidelines o f the Board as issued from time to time.


Government clearance/NOC


What is the procedure for obtaininng Government NOC for visit of National Sports team abroad?

PSB has 44 affiliated National Sports Federations (NSFs) which are responsible for promotion of their respective sports in the country. All the National Sports Federations will submit complete proposal on PSB prescribed proforma alongwith invitation, computer clearance proforma, Departmental NOC in respect of Government servants/Armed Forces personnel and Surety Bonds for arranging NOC, at least four weeks before the departure of the Pakistan team/arrival of the foreign team. The following are pre-requisite for obtaining government clearance/NOC for participation of Pakistan Sports team abroad:-



Copy of invitation 


PSB Prescribed Proforma  


Six copies of Computer Clearance Proforma in respect of each player. 


Surety Bond Rs.1.00 million for each player. 


Departmental NOC in case of government servants. 


Undetaking by President/Vice President and Honorary Secretary of the Federation.


Financial Assistance The above proforma's are available in PSB's website in download option.

What is the procedure for incoming Foreign sports teams?

The National Sports Federations will submit complete proposal on PSB proforma alongwith the participation of names of countries and computer clearance proforma in respect of foreign players and officials.


What is the procedure of financial assistance to ex-international players out of Pakistan Sports Foundation Relief Fund?

A scheme titled "Pakistan Culture, Arts & Sports Foundation" was establihsed under the provisions of Charitable Endowment Act, 1890, by the Erstwhile Ministry of Culture and Sports during February 1991 to provide financial assistance to Artists, Artisans and Sportspersons and their dependents in case of death, permanent disability, serious illness as well as scholarships for educational purposes. The Scheme was established with an endowment fund of Rs.30.000 million provided by the Federal Goverment. After bifurcation of the Erstwhile Ministry of Culture & Sports and Ministry of Sports in April 2006. The (defunct) Ministry of Sports notified a separate Pakistan Sports Foundation Relief Fund in August, 2007, with a view to provide financial assistance to sportspersons, exclusively.


The rules of Pakistan Sports Foundation Relief Fund were framed during 2007 by the then Ministry of Sports and notified vide S.R.O. 941(1)2007 on 13th August 2007. The criteria/eligibility for the financial assistance to the beneficiaries given in rule 2 (b) is reproduced below:-

"The sportspersons of a recognized professional level of excellence".


A prescribed proforma for applying this assistance is available in PSB's website in download option.