Guidelines to Facilitate Husband and Wife at the Same Station

Govt of Pakistan Cabinet Secretariat Establishment Division has already issued Notification NO. 10/30/97-R.II dated 13th May 1998 in connection with Transfer Policy Husband Wife for posting at the same station. Some of the main points of this Notification are as under:

 Wedlock Policy

Some salient points for the Wedlock Policy are as under:

Wedlock Policy in Case of Posting at Different Stations in the Same Department

When the request is made for posting at different stations in the same cadre/service/department in which an employee is already working, subject to the availability of post in the same Basic Pay Scale, the request may be accepted.

Wedlock Policy in Case of Temporary Deputation

If a request is made for temporary deputation to the other department, it may be processed with the consultation of the other department and it may be accepted on the standard terms & conditions of deputation and subject to the availability of the post in the same Basic Pay Scale.

Wedlock Policy in Case Permanent Transfer/Absorption in other Department

With the consultation of other department the request may also be forwarded, if the request is made for permanent transfer/absorption in another agency/department. In this case the seniority will be according to the Rule 4 of Civil Servants (Seniority) 1993.

Wedlock Policy in Case of Tie between Two Employees for Transfer

The Govt servant who has greater length of service will be preferred if there is tie between two employee for transfer at the same station in the same unit/department of an organization.

Wedlock Policy in Case of Medical Problems

Higher priority for transfer request will be given to the spouse facing serious medical problems.

Wedlock Policy & Extension in Deputation Period

Spouse already posted at one station, including deputation posting beyond the prescribed maximum period, may not be disturbed without compelling reasons of the public interest. If the public interest would permit then on request for extension in deputation period beyond the permissible limit may be considered with compassion.

Conditions for Wedlock Policy

The above guidelines are subject to the following terms & conditions:

  • Posting of Husband and Wife at the same station, should not be made by dislocation of any Govt Employee who is already serving at a specific station unless the transfer of the employee is necessary by compelling public interest reasons or within framework of the policy of transfer and posting.
  • In each case the prescribed selection committee be consulted.


Wedlock Policy


Transfer Policy Husband





  1. Syed Muhammad Zafaryab says:

    Kya wedlock policy k under transfer se seniority lose hoti ha ya nahi?if no pl refetence

  2. Hira Rauf says:

    AoA madam...meri abhi recently appointment hui hy ESE Vehari mein ..meri shadi Nankana Sahib hui hy or main whan transfer krwana chahti hun .kindly mjhy btaen k wedlock k through mera transfer possible hy ya nhi ..agr hy to plz mjy method bta den ..plz help me ..I am much worried about it

  3. ziyad khan says:

    Transfer of federal government servant to province and provincial government r to federal government on same scale and same post possible ?

  4. Bilal Ahmed Faiz says:

    latest wedlock policy punjab Govt notification wanted at an early date

  5. Shazi noreen says:

    Hi i am goverment employe working as a health care professional but my spouse is non goverment employe.when i requested my medical suprintendant to get me transfer to my desired destination.he refused and asked me to get someone mutual help i want to ask that does this policy help those candidates or no.

  6. Amin Khan says:

    Hi, i may kindly be informed whether, this policy is applicable when a spouse is serving in education Deptt of a province and her husband is in federal set-up?


  7. Irfan says:

    I am working in fedral Govt. Lahore station and I m going to marry next week. My wife is working in educators punjab govt BPS-16 (Nankana Sahib). Plz guide ho can I transfer her seat to lahore??

  8. SHAMAS MUNIR says:

    i m trying for transfer at wedlock basis but ban is not uplifted till date . plz guide me will trasnfer is possible during ban at wedlock . shamas munir SST I.T

  9. M Afzal says:

    Mam I am working in wapda and my wife is working in education department. Now we are working in same city but now a days I transferred one station to an other station plz guide me and send policy
    M Afzal email

  10. Naeem says:

    A.o.A.. I am serving in Federal Govt. and my wife is newly appointed in Punjab Educators (Attock) and school is far away from our residence.. Presently, i am living in Wah Cantt. Distt. Rawalpindi.. Is this policy applicable on us? If yes, then what will be the procedure involve?

  11. Muhammad Ahmad says:

    Mughe Govt. of Punjab ki wedlock policy ka notification chahe. most urgent please

  12. Muhammad Ahmad says:

    Mughe Govt. of Punjab ki wedlock policy ka notification ki ashad zaroorat hai. please send me the same. aur same station se kia murad lia jata hai.

  13. Umer says:

    السلام علیکم ۔میں پنجاب پولیس لاہور میں 10 سال سے خدمات سرانجام دے رہا ہوں جبکہ میری بیوی محکمہ صحت میں ساہی وال ہسپتال میں تعینات ہے ۔پلیز مجھے بتاہیے کہ میرا تبادلہ ساہی وال میں ہو سکتا ہے کہ نہیں اور اس کا کیا طریقہ کار ہے ۔

  14. MUHAMMAD WAQAR says:



  15. yasir azhar says:

    A.A i am served in district police Layyah and My wife is also govt employee in education department district Layyah. now i transferred from district police Layyah to Punjab Constabulary district Sheikhpura on deportation for 2 years. my transfer may be cancelled with order wedlock policy. plz help me

  16. Wasim tariq says:

    Mam plz help me

  17. ZAHEER AHMAD says:

    Is there any such policy for Punjab Govt. Employees? Any one have information please share.

  18. Wasim tariq says:

    A. A. mam i am served in district police okara and my wife is also gov't employee in health department okara. I am transfard from district police okara to Punjab consteblery farooqaba on depotetion for two years. My transfer may be canceled under wedlock policy. Please help me.

  19. Khizran Wani says:

    Dear Administrator. Please guide weather wedlock policy is applicable if wife is government employee and husband is working in private sector. Secondly, is it also applicable on government employee working on deputation status after 18th amendment. Looking forward to you kind guidance. Regards

  20. Humaira says:

    salam.iam working as medical technologist since 10 yrs in liaquat uni of medical& health sciences jam hydearbad
    my husband get job in private multinational company islamabad
    plz give any references n policy for applying transfer .
    i shall very thankful to u for helping me

  21. Humaira says:

    salam,iam working medical technologist since 10 years in liaquat university of medical & health sciences hyderabad.
    my husband get job in private multinational company in islamabad .plz guide me n give any references about transfer ,
    i shall b thankful to u plz could u guide me n give any policy n references which i apply for transfer. my email id iz

  22. Zia Ullah says:

    AoA. I need a more clearer copy plz. as it's print is very dim and can't be read. kindly send me a more clear copy. Thanks.

  23. S.A.SHAH says:

    Dear Miss
    I am working in Pak secretariat Islamabad in Planning and my wife is teacher in quetta Baluchistan i want deputation(Vedlock Basis) in quetta in Planning what is the procedure kindly update me or send me all deatails and procedure . i am very thank full to you. my Email id is (

    Thanx and Regards


  24. Muhammad Asim says:

    Dear Madam
    My query still requires your attention please...

  25. Muhammad Asim says:

    I am working in attached department of Ministry of Defence at Islamabad, whereas my wife is EST in Punjab education department at Gojra. We want to be at same station. Plz guide me, what should I do? Either I should apply for transfer to Gojra OR my wife to apply for transfer to Islamabad/Rawalpindi? what is the rule?

  26. Ashfaque Bhatti says:

    A/O This Notification of wedlock policy is only applicable on Federal Department or applicable on all Federal and Provincial departments please reply thanks.

  27. maryam says:

    I am e lecturer at govt college of Sindh,working from husband is an employee in wapda(punjab).is this policy applicable in my case if I want to transfer from Sindh to punjab?

  28. Iftikhar Hussain says:

    Sister my wife was working in a semi gov institution as a lecturer in peshwar, when supreme court orderd to regularize her. Now in order to regularize her KPK goverment has posted her in peshawar on deputation bases for three years. And during these three years she is said to be regularized. In this situation I want her to be transferred/deputed in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. I am working in PIA. Please I need your guidance and procedure for all this. Thanking with regards.

  29. muhammad siddique says:

    I am government wife is a teacher i want to transfer my wife in my distt

  30. muhammad siddique says:

    I am serving in pofs wah cantt as ATO bps 14.i am a government servant.and my wife is a pst teacher in kharian distt gujrat.i want to transfer my wife in wah it possible

  31. Masroor ul haq says:

    Dear sister plz send me copy of new wedlock policy announced by PM Gilani in 2012, as i & my wife r suffering badly due to non implementation of this. I will be grateful to u. Thank u


    Aoa sister.I have been working as stenographer in district and session court wife is working as lady health visitor at basic health unit unran district Rahim yar khan under Punjab rural support programe.(a project of chief minister initiative for primary health care).I want to transfer mine to district Rahim yar khan .can it is possible through wedlock policy?pls reply me soon

  33. Azam says:

    Dear All can anyone specify a ruling or directive issued by supreme court of pakistan in regard to wedlock policy
    and is it applicable for atounomous bodies as wel

  34. Abdul ghani says:

    Dear me Pakistan atomic energy main job karta hoon.mery posting taunsa Sharif district d g Khan main hay.mery wife Baluchistan main teacher hay. Kia mery wife ka transfer wedlock policy ka tahat ho skat hay.thanksv

  35. shoaib says:

    kia teacher ka punjab se sindh transfer mmkin he?

  36. farzana says:

    MN I.T TEACHER kia mn vacat seat pe transfer krwa skti hm mery husband bi govt teacher hain

  37. adnan says:

    Aoa mam me pmad me kam krta hu mera abi abi trf lahore huwa h or mari wife sindh govt college me job krti kindly agr wedlock policy mujh pe lago hoti h to plz mujy gid.line dy me or mari failmy both tans h

  38. Shumaila Mazhar says:

    AOA Mam,

    My husband in Pakistan Army,he is serving at Hyderabad. I am Lecturer at University of Gujrat, I want to go on temporarily Deputation University of Sindh, Allama I.I Kazi Campus Jamshoro. I also have some medical reason. Is it possible? please reply.

  39. Asad Shah says:

    Dear Madam

    Mera Meri recently Transfer hoyi hay Quetta say Islamabad magar meri wife aur bachay quetta main hai8n meri wife Govt Teacher hain Quetta main and main chahta hoon k wife k islamabd main Transfer ho jaye q meri Daughter bhi beemar hay 3years uski aj hay is liya mera medical ka ground bhi banta hay madam agar ap k pass koi is tarah ka case hay tu kindly email me qk yahan is tarah wedlock policy per implementation bohot mushkil hay jab tak koi sefarish na ho ap kindly koi is tarah ka case send kar dain mughy takay main yahan reference k tor per us ko day kar apni wife ki transfer karwa sakoon ap ki nawazish hogi

  40. Nelofer says:

    Aoa !
    I'am a government teacher in skardu but my husband is in islamabad doing his private business and i'am facing difficulties here therefore I want to transfer my service to Islamabad or Rawal-pindi please give me suggestion how can i transfer my service there .
    I shall be very thankful to you,

  41. zafar Iqbal says:

    Salam. I am serving as lecturer in FGEI c/G Dte currently at FG Degree College Attock Cantt. My Wife is serving as lecturer under AJK government colleges in Kashmir. How Can i get benefit from this policy. please tell that what is the total time period for deputation, can it be further extended behind three or five year.

  42. Habib Jadoon says:

    Dear sis
    I am permanent employee of Punjab Emergency Service and my recently selected as lecturer Chemistry through PPSC open merit system on permanent basis.We both and our families are living in Rawalpindi but due to open merit system the girls of higher merit then my wife covered all the seats of Division Rawalpindi.Because of this my wife wife have to opt the vacant seat of district Sargodha.Now My want to apply her transfer from Sargodha to Rawalpindi on wedlock policy.But we are unaware how she can apply?.Where we have to go? To whom we have to approach? Who is the competent authority to resolve /consider this issue?

  43. abdul saleem khan says:

    Assalam-o-alaikum,,,,,dear mam,,,,,my wife is a Primary School Teacher in Dist. Sanghar and I am also a employee of FBR posted in Karachi. I and my family facing many problems,,,i want to transfer my wife in karachi.....plz guide me about this.

    thanking you

  44. Fari says:

    Assalam o Alaikum dear mam I am employee in govt of punjab hospital and my husband is an employee of Pak Army. My husband got transfered to quetta which is different province and I cant go their due to my father in law also a paralyzed patient and I have daughter 1 month before. Kindly give me some favor I am really to much tensed...

  45. muntaha says:

    mam plz hlp me
    is this wedlock policy aplicabl for employees of punjab worker welfare schools?

  46. AshfaqAhmrd says:

    Respected Sister,
    I am serving in Pak Army where as my Wife is a teacher in BPS 14 in Govt primry school charsadda kpk. Since last 8 years we have been living at separate stations due to the nature of my Job/postings. But now, after having blessed with a daughter , its difficult for us to reside separately.
    Sister, I have tried my level best to have my wife transferred from charsadda to risalpur or my other station where i serves but couldn't succeed as we both are not conversant to the technicalities of civil rules and regulations.
    We will be obliged if you put us wise in this regard.
    Ashfaq Ahmed.

  47. Zarrar says:

    Respected Sister, AOA
    I am serving in Pak Army where as my Wife is a lecturer in BPS 18 in Gomal university Dera Ismail Khan. Since last 8 years we have been living at separate stations due to the nature of my Job/postings. But now, after having blessed with a daughter and two sons, its difficult for us to reside separately.
    Sister, I have tried my level best to have my wife transferred from Dera Ismail Khan at the station where i serves but couldn't succeed as we both are not conversant to the technicalities of civil rules and regulations.
    We will be obliged if you put us wise in this regard.

  48. Rizwan Ali says:

    Mam i m employee of punjab police in BPS 9 and currently posted in District gujrat ,and my wife is serving as a teacher in BPS 9 in gujar khan ,Rawalpindi. Her notification of posting is before me ,mean to say she has an experience of 3 years , and i have just 1 year of experience, Is there any chance of my transfer to District Rawalpindi. If yes then mail me the procedure and notification if any related to it..
    I shall be thankfull to you...

  49. M.Ishaq says:

    My wife is teacher in punjab education department and i am employee in Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. We were posted in same city but before 6 month, my department posted me with temporary attachment in other city of other province. I passed this period with many difficulties but now they are extending for 6 months more. Maybe they are interested to post me my there permanently. What can i do? What is the ruling? Please help me.

  50. Khalid HUSSAIN says:





    IF YES,




  51. zohaib says:

    Dear me lhr me job krta hn r meri wife dusry district me gov teacher e.r wo cntract pe wdlock policy k teht me apni bv ki transfer dusry district se lhr me krwa skta hn.ugr koi way he tu kindly guide me 4 ds

  52. Javed Iqbal says:

    AOA. i m doing job in Supreme Court, Islamabad, and my wife doing job in Jhelum (Punjab) as Govt Teacher, i want to transfer her in islamabad under the wedlock policy plz tell me about the complete procedure/details thnx

  53. zeba yousaf says:

    Aoa mam I ve been recently appointed as ESE on contract n my wedding is planed in dec.Is there any way of transfer to any other district

  54. Ahmed says:

    AoA, my wife recently posted at tando adam sindh as lecturer in government College. Though I am at Islamabad working at public University. Now I want her to be transferred through wedlock policy. Please kindly advice me what should I do. Thanks

  55. Muhammad adnan says:

    Sir, I m doing job in private bank but my wife is lecturer in other city........please confirm either wedlock policy is effective in its situation

  56. Abdul Hafeez Shar says:

    Dear meri wife Lady Health Worker hain .2009 si leker aor main Pakistan Engineering Council mi job karta hoon PEC ministry of Science and technology ki under ati hai.aor meri begham Govt of sindh distt.Khairpur Mirs mi hai.main islamabad G-5/2 atta turk avenue PE,HQ mi hoon.2012 me mera transfer sukkur hua tha lakin Siyasi basis pi mujhay sukkur si islamabad transfer kia gaya 2013 mi .ab main kia kar skta hoon jab k govt ka Qanoon b hai k same station pi wife aor husband honi chahiyan.
    plz tell me.

  57. noman bashir says:

    Aoa...i am employer of punjab govt and my husband is employer of fedral...doing job in his depattment they frequently transferred their there is any condition that his transferred should remain at the same place permanently bcz of wet lock policy....plz guide me

  58. Abdul Hafeez Shar says:

    dear meri wife Lady Health Worker hai sindh mi .aor main federal islamabad mi job karta hoon .mujhay letter email kardain plz.taki main application move kardoon.

  59. Waqas Warraich says:

    Aslam o Alikum Respected Sir,
    sir m wapda m job krta hun jo fedral govt k under hai. n meri wife ETP BOARD m lecturer hai wo b fedral govt k under hai. hm dono lhr m job krty hain. meri posting mangla power house m ho rhi hai. kya wedlock policy sy koi help mil skti hai k meri transfer na ho n hm dono ek hi city m job krty rhain.ham dono ka departmnt b same nai hai.. mjy wedlock policy k office order ki copy mail kr dijie plz... m ap k liye dua go rahoonga. 0300-8880299

  60. Usman Iqbal says:

    AOA Madam
    please tell that contract employees of Govt. can use this Wedlock policy

  61. sajid iqbal says:


  62. sajid iqbal says:

    I need some legal help in my case of wedlock policy.
    i was serving as lecturer in Agri University and my Mrs. Was also working as lecturer in other university in same city.
    due to some political issues vice chancellor transferred me to another campus 300 km away. I applied and requested on the basis of w
    edlock policy. But he refused to entertain.
    i need some legal help in this regard. On professional basis.

  63. nasir says:

    i am advocate nasir and my mrs is wmo in dhq hospital in chakwal since april 2009 now my practice in Rawalpindi .so inform transfer procedure .

  64. Kamran says:

    I am in provincial service, my wife is in Islamabad based federal service (both are regular) and my home is in Islamabad ... can I be transferred to Islamabad ??

  65. tasnim iqbal says:

    my husband is working as child specialist at DHQ hospital and i am working as PST Govt girls primary school basti sittar pura tehsil minchinabad district bahawalnagar .i want to be transferred in tehsil bahawalnagar but punjab govt policy says there in no wedlock policy within the district what is the solution

  66. mustafa kamal says:

    hello,,, i am working in federal govt department and posted in Baluchistan,
    my wife works in PTCL at karachi. Can i avail benefit of this wedlock policy?
    I am not sure of status of PTCL (Govt/ Semi Govt/ Company)

  67. Mukhtar Haider says:

    Assalamo alekam.
    may Allah bless you . My brother and his wife are working in health department of Punjab. now spouse of my brother posted to a remote area.what the line of action we should take to made them at the same place of work

    • Dear Mukhtar just apply to your department with the reasons. I hope they will consider it.

      • shaukat says:

        a.a..mam i and my wife are in education department but in different districts...we are till on contract and waitiong to b permanent..but in my wife`s school there are only two teachers... is it can b a hindrance in transfer...she is a primary teacher because some people says if there are two primary teacher then they can not b transfered

  68. asma says:

    this wed lock policy is applicable or not if employees husband is in private service

  69. Ubedullah says:

    or federal and province / means one of them in province ................?

  70. Ubedullah says:

    nice sharing . is it apply on contracting employee . or any one of them on contract basis ?

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