Government of Pakistan
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION & PASSPORTS
Ministry of Interior
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ORDINARY PASSPORT
Policy
Process
Validity
Documents
Category
Duration
Fee
Renewal
Jurisdiction
Lost Passport
Contact
Black List Form
MRP TRACKING
OFFICES (RPO)
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Requirement for MRP
  • Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)/NICOP/Smart-Card or Children Registration Certificate (Form"B")>
  • Original Bank Challan of Rs.3000/- for Normal & Rs.5000/- for Urgent processing for 5 years validity passport & Rs.5400/- for Normal & Rs.9000/- for Urgent processing of 10 years validity passport
  • Children under 15 years of age will be issued 05 years validity Passport
  • Old Passport (if any)

Policy
Ordinary Machine Readable Passport is issued to all citizens of Pakistan.


Validity
The Directorate General of Immigration & Passports will issue the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) valid for five years & Ten years subject to fee deposit.

  • NOTE:
  • Passoprt having validity of 05 years cannot be converted into validity for 10 years.
  • Children under 15 years of age will be issued Passport having 05 years validity.

Process
After submitting Prescribed Passport Fee for acquiring the relevant Passport Category, the applicant will go through the following stages at Regional Passport Office (RPO) for obtaining Machine Readalbe Passport (MRP): read more...
NOTE: Before arrival at the Regional Passport Office (RPO), Original Bank Challan receipt must be acquired from the relevant branches of the National Bank, by depositing an prescribed Passport Fee.
Process Flow In Pakistan & Foreign Missions Abroad
  • Arrival of Applicant at Customer Service Counter.
  • Token Counter + Photograph Capturing.
  • Biometric Data Capturing. i.e.(Finger Print)
  • Data Entry.
  • Verification as per Office Record (ECL/BL).
  • Interview and Decision by Assistant Director.
  • Passport Delivery Counter.

Documents
Following are the mandatory requirements for applying Machine Readable Passport (MRP).

Category
Age
Pre-Requsite Documents Required
Normal/Urgent 18 & Above Original Bank Challan (receipt) with prescribed fee deposits.
Original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)/NICOP/Smart-Card issued by NADRA with its 2-photocopies.
OLD Passport with its photocopy, if issued.
NOC in case of a Government Servant.
Foreign Passport along with its photocopy, for Dual-Nationality holders only.
Normal/Urgent Under 18 Original Bank Challan (receipt) with prescribed fee deposits.
Original Computerized Registration Certificate (CRC) issued by NADRA with its 2-photocopies.
Copies of Parents Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC), accompanied with either of them (Father/Mother).
Foreign Passport along with its photocopy, for Dual -Nationality holders only.


Passport Categories
Their are two categories of Ordinary Machine Readable Passport, only for variation among application type/procedure of obtaining passport.
  • Normal
  • Urgent


Duration
Machine Readable Passport (MRP) shall require not less than following time duration, to be made available for its delivery after being successfully processed.

Category
Time Duration
Normal 10 days
Urgent 4 days

NOTE: Passports dispatched from the Headquarters for delievery to the applicants within prescribed processing period could be tracked through SMS & Online Passport Tracking System, but to reach their destination i.e. respective Regional Passport Office (RPO) or Foreign Mission (FM), they may take some additional shipment time.


Fee
Fee for 05 YEARS Validity

Category
Fee
Normal (36-Pages) Rs.3,000/-
Urgent (36-Pages) Rs.5,000/-
Normal (72-Pages) Rs.55,00/-
Urgent (72-Pages) Rs.9,000/-
Normal (100-Pages) Rs.6,000/-
Urgent (100-Pages) Rs.12,000/-

Fee for 10 YEARS Validity

Category
Fee
Normal (36-Pages) Rs.5,400/-
Urgent (36-Pages) Rs.9,000/-
Normal (72-Pages) Rs.9,900/-
Urgent (72-Pages) Rs.16,200/-
Normal (100-Pages) Rs.10,800/-
Urgent (100-Pages) Rs.21,600/-

Renewal of Passport
Under Passport & Visa Manual 2006, there is no restriction for renewal of passport before its expiry. Passport having full validity of 5/10 years can be issued to the applicants even if existing passport has not completed its validity. However, a statement mentioning the reason for obtaining a new passport before its expiry may be obtained from the applicant. The existing passport may be cancelled and returned to the applicant. All other formalities may also be completed.


Jurisdiction of Regional Passport Offices
  • According to the existing passport policy the first ever passport will be issued only from the Regional Passport Office in whose jurisdiction the permanent or temporary address of the applicant as recorded in CNIC falls.
  • Applicants of subsequent passports can be entertained by the Regional passport Offices in Pakistan on the basis of temporary address (not given in CNIC) of the area which falls within the jurisdiction of those offices. However, such present addresses must be complete and attested by a Gazetted Officer bearing the CNIC & Telephone number of attester below his by name stamp.
  • The Government servants / Armed Forces personnel / Employees of autonomous / Semi Government bodies / Corporations and their family members are exempted from the restriction of jurisdiction (family members include wife, children & dependents parents).
  • Passport to the Spouse & family members may also be issued from the Regional Passport Office in whose jurisdiction the address of the Spouse is not recorded on CNIC/NICOP, but address of the husband recorded on his CNIC falls within the jurisdiction.
  • Student may be extended passport facilities on production of proof of the institution where he is studying.
  • All zonal heads are empowered to condone the condition of jurisdiction on merit of each case subject to production of proof of residence of the applicant.


Offices
Regional Passport Offices (RPOs) of various Zones & Foreign Missions.
o Islamabad.
o FATA.
o Sindh.
o Punjab.
o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
o Balouchistan.
o Azad Jammu Kashmir.
o Gilgit Baltistan.
o Foreign Missions.

Passport, when reported Lost
In case of the loss of passport following formalities will be completed:
  • Police report to be lodged with the concerned police station.
  • Requisite fee as per nature of loss i.e. 1st loss, 2nd loss, 3rd loss to be deposited in the Bank.
No. of Times Lost
Fee
Normal Urgent
First Time Lost
Rs.6,000/- Rs.10,000/-
Second Time Lost
Rs.12,000/- Rs.20,000/-
Third Time Lost
Rs.24,000/- Rs.40,000/-
(i) Pakistan’s Mission Abroad will issue emergency passport for return to Pakistan with an intimation to Dte. Gen. I&P.
(ii) In Pakistan, the case will be referred to Dte. Gen. I&P for further action.


Contact
Kindly provide the following information while making any query specifically for matters related to PASSPORT POLICY.
  • Applicant Name with Father/Guardian Name.
  • Case No. (if initiated)
  • Place of Birth (City/District).
  • Country.
  • CNIC/NICOP Number
  • Passport No. (if applicable).
  • passport.policy@dgip.gov.pk

Kindly provide the following information while making any query specifically for BLACK-LIST Cases.
  • Applicant Name with Father Name.
  • Case No.
  • Place of Birth (City/District).
  • Country.
  • CNIC/NICOP Number
  • Passport No. (if applicable).
  • blcell@dgip.gov.pk



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