NADRA and DGIP (Directorate General of Immigration and Passports), in collaboration, have developed a system to offer Pakistani citizens for renewal of passports by sitting home and without visiting the Passport offices.
This online service will facilitate both the local citizens and overseas Pakistanis where as the renewed Passport will be shipped at the doorsteps of the applicants.
Dubbed as e-Services Portal is referred to be the front door to DGIP where, if your passport has been expired, you can apply for a renewal of your Machine Readable Passport if it’s been expired or has a validity less than 7 months.
The service is not yet available but will be live soon.
How to Apply Online?
If you are one of the many to get your passport renewed, you can read below for more information including the requirements you need.
- Get all the supporting documents ready.
- Photographs of up to 5MB maximum. see Photograph Tutorial.
- Fingerprint form filled as explained here.
- A valid Credit Card or Debit Card for online payment.
- A Scanner and A Printer.
- Once you are sure you have all that above, visit DGIP e-Services Portal and get started.
Online Application Completion:
DGIP has outlined application completion time to be around 16.5 minutes in total with separating key elements that would take from 0.5 to 2 minutes each.
Processing Delivery Time:
While the actual processing time may vary for each application depending on various factors, DGIP has provided estimated timelines as below
- Normal: 10 Working Days.
- Urgent: 4 Working Days.
Fee for Online Passport Renewal:
Fee structure for online passport renewal will be as following:
|Fee for 05 YEARS Validity|
|Fee for 10 YEARS Validity|
|Delivery Location||Delivery Charges|
|Passport Office (including Foreign missions)||Free of Cost|