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How To Apply For a Passport in Pakistan

Posted by admin on April 5, 2022
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E-PASSPORT SYSTEM LAUNCHED IN PAKISTAN

The delay is over! Prime Minister Imran Khan has eventually launched thee-passport system moment for the citizens of Pakistan. It marks the achievement of another corner in terms of the modernisation and digitisation of public services in the country.

According to the originally released details, the electronic passport would have the rearmost biometric chip that has been designed to cipher all the applicable data along with several other top- notch features, icing reliable security.
Likewise, thee-passport holder would also be privileged to usee-gate installations at numerous different domestic and transnational airfields around the world, according to an sanctioned statement made by Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.

With the launch of this digitized passport service, Pakistan is now among those countries that have an electronic passport system, the main purpose of which is to make trip more secure and hassle-free.

Update (Dec. 12, 2021) The Directorate General of Immigration & Passports has lately introduced a new action called‘ Fast Track Service’for rapid-fire allocation and delivery of passports in different metropolises across Pakistan, including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, and Quetta.

The aspirants of the service will get to enjoy nippy passport processing and door step delivery. However, you’ll get your passport delivered to your home within 24-48 hours, If you have applied for a new passport through Fast Track Service. The service will further be expanded to other metropolises as well in the near future.

FAST TRACK PASSPORT FEE

The charges for a fast-track passport are obviously higher than a normal application. We have detailed them in the table below for your convenience. Take a look!

Number of Pages5-Year Validity (Charges in PKR)10-Year Validity (Charges in PKR)
3610,00012,500
7214,00018,500
10017,00023,000

FAST TRACK PASSPORT FEE

The charges for a fast-track passport are obviously higher than a normal application. We have detailed them in the table below for your convenience. Take a look!

Number of Pages5-Year Validity (Charges in PKR)10-Year Validity (Charges in PKR)
3610,00012,500
7214,00018,500
10017,00023,000

Update (March 8, 2021) According to the rearmost news reports, the civil government is planning to launche-passport services in Pakistan. Anticipated to be introduced in May this time,e-passports will come equipped with electronic chips.

They will have all the biometric information of passport holders, which will help the Pakistani immigration help to fluently authenticate the identity of the trippers. Also,e-passports will also prop the field authorities as they will be suitable to complete all the required trip procedures in lower time.

This new digitized system will also help phonies ase-passports could neither be forged nor copied, making it one of the most important way by the concerned authorities to make travelling safer. Also, there will be speciale-gates installed at the major airfields around the country by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Powered bye-passport services, these installations will feed toe-passport holders.

There may be a whole lot of reasons why people fly abroad from Pakistan but the common bones among them include specialization in a particular educational discipline, career pretensions and business passages. Also, the vacuity of affordable and seductive trip packages in Pakistan these days are turning further and further people into trip junkies. So, are you also planning to fly abroad any time soon but do n’t know how to apply for a passport in Pakistan? Fret not, we ’ve got you covered. This blog provides you with all the information about the passport operation process in Pakistan.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A PASSPORT IN PAKISTAN? STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Here are some important things that you should know before applying for a passport in Pakistan.

TYPES OF PAKISTANI PASSPORT
According to the Passport Act, 1974, which regulates the allocation of a passport in Pakistan, there are three types of passports.

• Ordinary Passport
• Politic Passport
• Official Passport

ORDINARY PASSPORT
It’s the most common type of passport issued by the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports in Pakistan. It has a green external cover and is used by Pakistani citizens to visit different countries for regular peregrination, similar as business passages, recesses,etc.

Politic PASSPORT
The diplomats ( representatives of Pakistan to other countries) are issued with the Politic Passport by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This type of passport has a red external cover.

OFFICIAL PASSPORT
Pakistani Citizens who hold important government services are issued with Official Passport when they’re pacing abroad on sanctioned tasks. They include Legislators, Members of the National Assembly (MNAs), Provincial Ministers, Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and High Courts. This type of passport has a cortege blue external cover.

VALIDITY OF PAKISTANI PASSPORT
The Directorate General of Immigration and Passports issues Pakistani passport with validity of five and ten times depending on the figure deposited.

Note
• A passport that’s valid for 5 times isn’t convertible into a passport with 10 times of validity. Still, you can renew it before it expires.
• Children who are under 15 times of age will only be issued a passport having 05 times of validity.

TYPES OF PAKISTANI PASSPORT Operations

The passport operation process in Pakistan has been categorised into two types listed in the following table with their time durations.

Category of Passport ApplicationTime Duration
Normal10 Days
Urgent 4 Days 

Note: Passports that are couriered from the Headquarters for delivery are trackable via SMS as well as Online Passport Tracking System. However, your passport package may take some additional shipping time to reach its respective destination, which is your nearest Regional Passport Office (RPO) or Foreign Mission (FM).

FEE TO APPLY FOR A PASSPORT IN PAKISTAN

The fee to apply for a passport in Pakistan depends on certain factors such as the validity period of your passport, its application category and the number of pages. Take a look.

FEES STRUCTURE FOR PAKISTANI PASSPORT WITH 5-YEAR VALIDITY

CategoryNumber of PagesFee
Normal 36PKR 3,000/-
Urgent 36PKR 5,000/-
Normal 72PKR 5,500/-
Urgent 72PKR 9,000/-
Normal 100PKR 6,000/-
Urgent 100PKR 12,000/-

FEES STRUCTURE WITH PASSPORT WITH 10-YEAR VALIDITY

CategoryNumber of PagesFee
Normal 36PKR 4,500/-
Urgent 36PKR 7,500/-
Normal 72PKR 9,900/-
Urgent 72PKR 16,200/-
Normal 100PKR 18,800/-
Urgent 100PKR 21,600/-

Note: Before heading over to your nearest Regional Passport Office (RPO), you need to submit your passport fee and fetch the original bank challan receipt from the authorised branches of the National Bank in Pakistan and relevant bank branches for Foreign Missions respectively.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO AT Indigenous PASSPORT OFFICE (RPO)

Still, these are the way you need to suffer upon reaching your nearest passport office, If you’re wondering how to get a passport in Pakistan.

• Client Service Counter.
• Token/ Snap Counter
• Biometric Data Counter
• Data Entry Counter
• Verification of the Applicant’s Official Records
• Interview by the Assistant Director.
• Collection of Passport

Let’s take a look at the step-by- step process of how to get a passport in Pakistan at Regional Passport Office.

VISITING Client SERVICE COUNTER

Upon reaching the client service counter of the Regional Post Office, you’ll be given a brief regarding the whole passport operation process in Pakistan. However, you’ll be asked to visit the Token/ Snap counter, If you have all the needful documents.

TOKEN/ Snap COUNTER

Then you have to show your original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)/ National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) along with its photocopy and bank challan form. In case you’re under 18 times of age, you need to show your Child Registration Certificate (CRC).

Once you have presented your identification documents, your snap will be captured and a commemorative will be issued to you.

BIOMETRIC DATA COUNTER

After carrying a commemorative, you’ll approach the Biometric Counter when your token number is called out. Over there, you’ll be saluted by a Data Entry Operator (DEO), who’ll punch in the cutlet prints of your right thumb, right indicator cutlet, left thumb and left indicator cutlet.

DATA ENTRY COUNTER

In the coming step, you have to visit the Data Entry counter. The Data Entry Operator will enter all your needful data into the system while the screen will also be visible to you so that you would know that the information is being rightly entered and there are no typos or spelling crimes.

Upon the completion of the data entry step of passport process, a published form will be presented to you for the verification of the data fitted. In case of spotting any inaptly punched data, you should guide the Data Entry Operator to get it corrected. After checking and vindicating all your data, you need to subscribe the form.

Note If there’s any revision needed in the data, you have to point it out at this stage. Once the information is fitted, the commemorative will have to be cancelled for revision of data and you need to go through the whole process again, so make sure you get another set of eyes on your data while vindicating and subscribing the form.

VERIFICATION OF THE Aspirant ’S OFFICIAL RECORD

Your handed details will be checked against the functionary records of the Exit Control List (ECL) and Black List (BL).
Only upon clearing this verification step of the passport process in Pakistan, aspirants will be issued with a Pakistani passport. In the situation of the fewest of mistrustfulness, a special platoon is generally called in to probe the case.

INTERVIEW In THE Adjunct DIRECTOR

Eventually, you’ll appear before the Assistant Director of the Regional Passport Office along with all your original documents. The Assistant Director will solicit you and give a verdict regarding your passport operation whether it meets all the lawfulness to be reused or rejected.

COLLECTION OF PASSPORT

Once you have gone through all the below stages, you’ll be given a 10- working day window for a normal passport operation and a 4-working- day window for an critical passport operation during which your passport will be reused. You can either collect it from the Passport Collection Counter at the Regional Passport Office or request it to be couriered to your home address by paying fresh charges.

DOCUMENTS Needed

Below are the documents that are needed when you’re applying for a passport in Pakistan.

For Aspirants with 18 Times of Age or Above
• Bank Challan ( damage) of the specified figure deposits
• Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)/ NICOP with its 2-photocopies
• OLD Passport with its photocopy, in case if there’s one issued preliminarily
• No Objection Certificate (NOC) in case of a Government Menial
• Foreign Passport with a photocopy, for people with Binary- Nation

For Aspirants Under 18 Times of Age
• Bank Challan ( damage) of the specified figure deposit
• Computerized Registration Certificate (CRC) with 2-photocopies
• Photocopies of Parents’Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs)
• Foreign Passport with a photocopy, for aspirants holding Binary- Nation

RENEWAL OF PASSPORT

According to the Passport & Visa Manual 2006, no restrictions have been assessed on the number of times a passport can be renewed. Indeed if the being passport has not expired, in case of renewal, the aspirant will be issued with a new passport with complete 5/10 times of validity. Still, the being passport will be cancelled and returned to the aspirant in such a case after the completion of all formalities and submission of a valid reason for cancellation.

REGIONAL PASSPORT OFFICES IN MAJOR CITIES ACROSS PAKISTAN

Here are a few addresses and contact details of Regional Passport Offices in some of the major cities in Pakistan

City AddressPhone
KarachiShahrah-e-Iraq, Saddar021-99203092-3
Lahore Shahrah-e-Awan Tijarat042-99201997, 99201916
IslamabadDGIP Headquarter, Mauve Area, Islamabad Capital Territory051-111-344-777 
FaisalabadJail Road, opposite Allied Hospital041-9210129
MultanU-Block, New Multan061-9220088
PeshawarPhase-5, Hayatabad091-9217616-7
QuettaArbab Barkat Ali Road081-9201762
HyderabadSindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE) Area0223-883864

Note: You can take a look at our comprehensive guide on passport offices in Pakistan for more information in this regard.

ONLINE PASSPORT APPLICATION IN PAKISTAN

After the preface of ane-portal by the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports (DGIP), you can also submit the online passport operation in Pakistan. Still, to avoid any functional and functional glitches, it’s better to go by the conventional way when you’re applying for a passport in Pakistan.

This was our complete companion on how to apply for a passport in Pakistan. However, reach out to us at blog@bluejaypc.com, If you need any fresh information regarding the process of applying for a Pakistani passport stated above.com.

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