The Election Commission of Pakistan has approved for hearing a request to ban MQM-Pakistan.
A three-member bench, headed by the chief election commissioner, heard the petition on Monday.
MQM-Pakistan Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Farooq Sattar, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar, Kunwar Naveed and Arshad Vohra have been issued notices in the case.
The ECP has set the next hearing on May 2.
The petitioner has accused them of money laundering and concealing facts. The party sent money to the MQM founder, the petitioner has accused.
The petitioner has levelled accusations that in 2012, 180,000 pounds was sent to London by the party, but they concealed it.