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Updated May 2024

The government of Pakistan is currently issuing Machine Readable Passports (MRP) with five and ten years of validity to Pakistani travellers. The Pakistani passport contains digitally printed personal data with a photograph in the bar code.

For Pakistani travellers whose passports have expired or will expire within the next 12 months, the government has made it possible to renew their passports via an official online portal. Here, Wego provides everything you need to know about Pakistan passport renewal; its fees, requirements, necessary documents, and processing time.

Pakistan passport renewal requirements

The requirements are as follows:

  • 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

Required documents

The following documents are required to complete your passport renewal application.

General applicants

  • color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP on both sides
  • color scanned copies of existing passport (the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system)
  • color scanned copy of a valid visa/iqama/residence permit/asylum card/other nationality passport

Minors under the age of 18

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

Government employees

  • color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP on 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
  • color scanned copies of existing passport (the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system)
  • color scanned copy of valid visa/iqama/residence permit/asylum card/other nationality passport

Pakistan passport renewal photo size

Your passport photos must adhere to strict size and quality standards. They should be professionally taken and measured 45 millimeters (mm) in height and 35mm in width.

For more detailed information and guidance, please consult our dedicated article below.

Pakistan Passport Photo Size 2024: What are the Photo Requirements for a Pakistani Passport

 

Pakistan passport renewal online procedure

To renew your Pakistani passport online, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1: Visit the online portal of DG Immigration and Passport

Step 2: Complete the first table with personal information, eg: your full name, select country, Mail, and generate a password.

Step 3: Complete Email verification by selecting mobile operator, and enter your mobile number to get OTP.

Step 4: You will get a verification PIN code, and a link to proceed further.

Step 5: Log in to your email passport account

Step 6: Start the process for a new application. Tick all the boxes and enter your ID number and passport expiry date

Step 7: On the Renewal application page, enter your CNIC number and passport number. After that, choose your passport type, application process priority, the number of pages required, and passport validity.

Step 8: On the same page, add your picture and choose your country of residence and passport office

Step 9: By submitting all the required information, proceed to a permanent address. Pick your city and state. After that, enter your address along with your zip code.

Step 10: In the application supporting documents, upload your CNIC, fingerprints, previous passport copy, parents’ CNIC, and add thumb impressions

Step 11: Proceed for payment and agree to the terms and conditions. After that, you can bill out Billing information with card details and submit it.

It is important to note that the online portal is only available to renew Machine Readable Passport. If you want to issue your passport for the first time, modify your passport, replace a lost passport or reprint the passport, you can request the nearest Pakistan Embassy/ High Commission/ Consulate General where the MRP facility is available.

Pakistan passport renewal fees

The passport renewal fees vary depending on the selected category and type. Given below is the fee breakdown for different types of passport renewals in Pakistan (exclusive of taxes and delivery charges):

Fee for 5 years validity
Category Fee Service Charges
Normal (36-Pages) AED 150 AED 30

( + Applicable taxes)

Urgent (36-Pages) AED 400
Normal (72-Pages) AED 270
Urgent (72-Pages) AED 550
Normal (100-Pages) AED 300
Urgent (100-Pages) AED 600
Fee for 10 years validity
Category Fee Service Charges
Normal (36-Pages) AED 270 AED 30

( + Applicable taxes)

Urgent (36-Pages) AED 440
Normal (72-Pages) AED 320
Urgent (72-Pages) AED 635
Normal (100-Pages) AED 360
Urgent (100-Pages) AED 780

For the delivery charges, if it is delivered abroad, the fee depends on the country of delivery. Meanwhile, the delivery cost is free if it is delivered to the Passport Office, including Foreign missions.

Pakistan passport renewal urgent time

In case you need to get your passport issued in a shorter time, please refer to our article below.

Urgent Passport in Pakistan: How to Get Your Passport Faster?

 

Pakistan passport renewal tracking

There are different ways you can check the status of your Pakistan passport:

SMS-based passport tracking intimation system

Through this service via SMS 9988, you can stay informed through the various stages of printing and shipment/delivery of your passports on your provided cell phone number.

Email from 9988

Your accurate email address must be provided at the application time so that you can receive an email from 9988 on your passport status.

Email Rabta Service

The purpose of “Email Rabta Service” is to provide overseas Pakistanis with timely updates on the status of their passport applications through the email addresses they have provided.

Pakistan Passport Tracking 2024: How to Track Your Pakistani Passport Status?

 

Pakistan passport renewal processing time

For a Machine Readable Passport, here are the processing times based on the application’s priority:

  • Normal: 21 working days
  • Urgent: 5 working days
  • Fast track: 2 working days

For more detailed information on passport processing times corresponding to their types, please visit Wego’s article.

Pakistan Passport Processing Time 2024: When Can You Expect to Receive Your Passport?

 

 

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