How to Apply for Passport in Pakistan

How to

The Government of Pakistan has commenced five and ten years strength Machine Readable Passports (MRP) incorporating particular security features designed to check human trafficking and forgery. Later than submitting Prescribed Passport Fee for obtain the relevant Passport Category, the applicant will go throughout the following stages at Regional Passport Office (RPO) for get Machine Readalbe Passport (MRP).

How to Apply for Passport in Pakistan

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

The Government servants / Armed Forces personnel / Semi Government bodies / Corporations / Employees of autonomous and their relations members are exempt from the restriction of jurisdiction (family members include wife, children & dependents parents).

It is the mainly common type of passport issue by the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports in Pakistan and it has a green outer cover and is used by Pakistani citizens to visit dissimilar countries for regular travels, such as business trips, vacations etc.


  • Ordinary Passport
  • Diplomatic Passport
  • Official Passport

The candidate may be necessary to visit the nearest passport office if the authorities require to behavior applicant’s interview. The applicant has to select the nearest passport office whereas filling in the application.

Category of Passport Application Time Duration
Normal 10 Days
Urgent 4 Days

Read Also : How to Apply for a New Passport for your Child in Pakistan

Machine Readable Passport (MRP) system uses the data from National Database and Registration Authority’s (NADRA) system and MRP request can only be process if applicant has one of the next valid original documents matter by NADRA. In case parents are divided or divorced, the custodian father or mother is necessary to produce court orders confirming his/her legal right of keeping of the child.


Category Number of Pages Fee
Normal 36 PKR 3,000/-
Urgent 36 PKR 5,000/-
Normal 72 PKR 5,500/-
Urgent 72 PKR 9,000/-
Normal 100 PKR 6,000/-
Urgent 100 PKR 12,000/-


Category Number of Pages Fee
Normal 36 PKR 4,500/-
Urgent 36 PKR 7,500/-
Normal 72 PKR 9,900/-
Urgent 72 PKR 16,200/-
Normal 100 PKR 18,800/-
Urgent 100 PKR 21,600/-

For children under the age of 18, presence of together parents is mandatory for passport processing. The Applicant will go to the Data Entry Counters as soon as his voucher number appears on the Counter and please carry all the original & suitable documents along through the Photo Copies of Papers for processing of Passport for your children, there must be separate sets for all children.


City  Address Phone
Islamabad DGIP Headquarter, Mauve Area, Islamabad Capital Territory 051-111-344-777 
Lahore  Shahrah-e-Awan Tijarat 042-99201997, 99201916
Karachi Shahrah-e-Iraq, Saddar 021-99203092-3
Faisalabad Jail Road, opposite Allied Hospital 041-9210129
Multan U-Block, New Multan 061-9220088
Peshawar Phase-5, Hayatabad 091-9217616-7
Quetta Arbab Barkat Ali Road 081-9201762
Hyderabad Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE) Area 0223-883864