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Updated June 2022

The passport renewal process can be tedious when you are in a different country. The process might be time-consuming, and also several documents have to be presented for the renewal request to be approved. Similarly, to renew your Pakistani passport in UAE, specific guidelines have to be followed.  

The Passport Renewal process for Pakistani passport holders will only take place through the online portal. However, residents will have to visit the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai or the Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in case of any modification/loss or new passport applications. 

Keep reading to know more about the requirements, prices, and documents required for the Pakistan passport renewal process in the UAE.

Pakistan passport renewal online in UAE

The renewal procedure for a Pakistan passport is available entirely online. You will have to visit the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai or the Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi only in case of any modification/loss or new passport applications. 

Please note that the government portal does not offer services for the following categories:

  • New passport. The initial issuance of Machine Readable Passport.
  • Modification. In the case of applicants wishing to incorporate changes to their existing Machine Readable Passport.
  • Reprint exhaust. In the case of applicants wishing to obtain a new passport due to the pages running out because of frequent travelling.
  • Loss passport. The online portal does not provide services concerning lost or stolen passports. 

In such cases, you are requested to visit your nearest Pakistan Embassy/High Commission/Consulate General, which does offer MRP-related services.

Pakistan passport renewal process

Documents required

Before applying, please have the following ready:

  • supporting documents
  • photograph up to 5MB. Must be in accordance with the photograph tutorial
  • a fingerprint form. Must be completed in accordance with the fingerprint tutorial
  • a valid credit card to complete your online payment

General applicants

The following documents are required while applying for Renewal of Machine Readable Passport through an online passport service provided that their current passport is expiring within a period of 12 months:

  • colour scanned copies of valid Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Smart CNIC or NICOP (both sides)
  • colour scanned copies of existing passport (the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system)
  • colour scanned copy of a valid visa/iqama/residence permit/asylum card/any other nationality passport

Minors under the age of 18

The following documents are pre-requisite for the issuance of passports to minors below 18 years:

  • colour scanned copies of valid NICOP or smart card (both sides) or a computerized B-form or Family Registration Certificate
  • colour scanned copies of the parents’ valid national ID cards (both sides)
  • guardianship certificate/court decision in case of separation
  • colour scanned copy of minor’s attestation form 
  • colour scanned copy of death certificate(s) if either the mother or father has passed away
  • colour scanned copy of valid visa/iqama/residence permit/asylum card/other nationality passport

Government employees

If the applicant is an employee of the Government of Pakistan, the following documents will be required:

  • colour scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP (both sides)
  • the applicant must provide a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) in case he/she is employed as a government officer/official, armed forces officer or a semi-government/autonomous body/corporation. The NOC will be subject to confirmation/verification by the department concerned
  • colour scanned copies of existing passport (the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system)
  • colour scanned copy of valid visa/iqama/residence permit/asylum card/other nationality passport

Pakistan passport renewal application and tracking

Once you have assembled all the necessary documents, you may start your online passport renewal application via the link https://onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk. Since you are applying from outside of Pakistan, all required codes will be sent via email only.

Users already registered in the Pak-identity system can log in from their registered Pak-identity “Username” and “Password”. If you have not done so, create a new application. After completing your registration, simply follow the steps below:

  • start the passport renewal application and provide the required details
  • provide your address for your passport delivery
  • pay the fee using a credit or debit card
  • provide the required personal details
  • provide your present and permanent addresses
  • upload your photograph.
  • upload the supporting documents required by the application.
  • download the form, and capture the four fingerprints asked by the system.
  • set the scanner at 600 DPI, JPEG/JPG and Grayscale. Scan and upload the form.
  • review the information you provided, sign the declaration, and submit the application.

Assuming all the necessary requirements have been assembled, the entire application process may take up to 16 minutes.

After completing the application, your passport will be delivered to you via DHL Courier Services. The delivery time varies according to your provided delivery address.

Pakistan passport renewal fee

The passport renewal fees vary depending on the selected category and type.

Fee for 5 years validity (excluding taxes and delivery charges)

Normal (36-Pages) – AED 258.73 (PKR 14,736.52)
Urgent (36-Pages) – AED 352.88 (PKR 20,099.04)

Normal (72-Pages) – AED 376.41 (PKR 21,439.24)
Urgent (72-Pages) – AED 541.06 (PKR 30,817.23)

Normal (100-Pages) – AED 399.92 (PKR 22,778.30)
Urgent (100-Pages) – AED 682.21 (PKR 38,856.74)

Fee for 10 years validity (excluding taxes and delivery charges)

Normal (36-Pages) – AED 329.35 (PKR 18,758.84)
Urgent (36-Pages) – AED 470.54 (PKR 26,800.62)

Normal (72-Pages) – AED 505.83 (PKR 28,810.63)
Urgent (72-Pages) – AED 752.86 (PKR 42,880.76)

Normal (100-Pages) – AED 541.12 (PKR 30,820.65)
Urgent (100-Pages) – AED 964.61 (PKR 54,941.43)

Please note that children below the age of fifteen (15) years cannot apply for a 10-year validity passport. 

 

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