Your Guide to Passport Renewal in Pakistan

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Online passport renewal services in Pakistan are made available for the applicants living outside the country. We’ve recently shared a guide on how to obtain a passport via our guide on passport offices in Pakistan. This time around, we’ll take a look on how to renew your passport online. 

In 2016, the Directorate General of Immigration and Passport announced the e-service portal solely for the process of online passport renewal. It means that the applicants [living outside of the country] don’t need to visit any place and get  their passports renewed from the comfort of their couch. 

If you’re worrying about the complexity of the process, we are here to guide you.

Let’s get started!

Insight into E-Service Portal 

Passport Renewal Online
E-Service portal serves as the gateway to the DGIP office Pakistan.

According to the DGIP office, it’s a gateway to reach out to DGIP.  

It means, with E-Service Portal, anyone can now receive their renewed passport in a quick and convenient way. You can be anywhere in the world and still apply for the renewal. 

As mentioned above, the E-Service Portal can only be used by the citizens who wish to get their passport renewed, and only if the passport is already expired, or will expire in less than 7 months.

Process of Applying for the Passport Renewal

Passport renewal process only takes 16.5 minutes via E-Services Portal. To get started, here’s what you need to do: 

  • Register on the portal, if you live in Pakistan, your account will be verified using your cell phone number, but if you live abroad, the whole process will be done through email.
  • Make the payment, using your Debit, or Credit Card.
  • Fill the application form.

Note: Recheck all the spellings.

  • Upload all the required documents, your picture and fingertips.

Note: This might be the only tricky part, follow the guidelines given by the DGIP office.

While filling the form, you will need to select the nearest passport office or the nearest embassy. Do not be confused, it would still be an online process, you will only be called for the interview. If you are still confused, don’t worry, there’s an online guide detailing the entire process. 

Documents for Passport Renewal via E-Service Portal

In order to get your passport renewed online, following are the passport requirements in Pakistan:

Note: All the documents must be scanned.

For Adults 

If you are an individual of the age of 18 years pr above and are applying for the renewal of passport, you will need the following documents.

  • CNIC or NICOP for the overseas citizens (must be a colored copy of both the sides of the card)
  • Colored copies of the existing or recently expired passport.

(First two pages and a random page that will be requested by the system)

  • Colored copy of residence permit/visa/iqama/asylum card.

For Minors

For minors [people of less than 18 years of age] applying for the renewal of passport, they must submit the following documents:

  • Colored copies of both parents’ NICOP or CNIC 
  • Computerised B-Form of Family Registration Certificate (FRC)
  • In case of separation of parents, a Guardianship Certificate will be needed
  • In case either of the parents have passed away, then a colored copy of the parent’s Death Certificate will be required
  • Colored copy of residence permit/visa/iqama/asylum card

Online Pakistani Passport Renewal Fees

 Passport Renewal Fees
The payment for the online passport renewal would be done through your Debit/Credit Card.

The payment for the online passport renewal would be done through your Debit/Credit Card. 
Remember: PKR 2,500 will be added to the fee as service charges.  Also note that the delivery all across Pakistan is free, while charge for delivery in any foreign country will be dependent on the country.

For 5 years Validity

CategoryFee (PKR)Total (Fee + Service Charges, Exclusive taxes)
Normal (36-Pages)3,0005,500
Urgent  (36- Pages)5,0007,500
Normal (72-Pages)5,5008,000
Urgent (72-Pages)9,00011,500
Normal (100-Pages)6,0008,500
Urgent (100-Pages)12,00014,500

For 10 year validity

CategoryFee (PKR)Total (Fee + Service Charges, Exclusive taxes)
Normal (36-Pages)5,4007,900
Urgent (36-Pages)9,00011,500
Normal (72-Pages)9,90012,400
Urgent (72-Pages)16,20018,700
Normal (100-Pages)10,80013,300
Urgent (100-Pages)21,60024,100

This is all you need to know about the extremely convenient way the Government of Pakistan has provided to its citizens for getting their passport renewed. 

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