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Pakistani Passport Latest Fees Update in USA – May 2024

Pakistani Passport Latest Fees Update in USA – May 2024

Pakistani Passport Latest Fees Update in USA – May 2024

Pakistani Passport Latest Fees Update in USA – May 2024

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  • Expect significant delays when renewing or applying for a Pakistani passport in the USA.
  • MRPs feature advanced security to prevent human trafficking and forgery.
  • Ensure you have all necessary documents and fees ready to avoid delays.
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If you’re renewing or applying for a Pakistani passport in the USA, expect significant delays due to logistical and technical issues at the Directorate General of Immigration & Passports in Islamabad. Plan your travel accordingly.

New Machine Readable Passports (MRP) with Improved Security

The Government of Pakistan now offers Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) with five and ten-year validity options, featuring advanced security to prevent human trafficking and forgery. To obtain an MRP, you need a valid CNIC, CRC, or NICOP. This initiative aims to improve database accuracy and governance.

Requirements for Passport Application

For Applicants 18 Years and Older:

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  • Personal appearance of the applicant(s).
  • Original and photocopy of valid NICOP/CNIC.
  • Original and photocopy of the latest Pakistani passport.
  • For Dual Nationals: Original and photocopy of the foreign passport.
  • Original and photocopy of green card, valid visa, or work permit.
  • No Objection Certificate for government employees.
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  • Married females must have their husband’s name on their CNIC/NICOP.

For Applicants Below 18 Years:

  • Personal appearance with both parents.
  • Original and photocopy of CRC/NICOP and Birth Certificate.
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  • Original and photocopy of the latest Pakistani passport.
  • For Dual Nationals: Original and photocopy of the foreign passport.
  • Original and photocopy of green card or valid visa.
  • Original and photocopy of both parents’ CNIC/NICOP.

Fee Structure for New or Renewed Passports

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CategoryFive-Year ValidityTen-Year Validity
Regular$70$98
Urgent$150$225

Lost Passport Fees

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CategoryFive-Year Validity (Regular)Five-Year Validity (Urgent)Ten-Year Validity (Regular)Ten-Year Validity (Urgent)
First Time Loss$140$300$196$450
Second Time Loss$280$600$392$900

Note: Fees are non-refundable and must be paid via money order or cashier’s check payable to “CONSULATE GENERAL OF PAKISTAN”. No cash or personal checks are accepted. Payments via debit card are also possible at the Consulate (service charges apply).

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Processing Times

CategoryProcessing Time
Urgent2-3 weeks
Regular5-6 weeks

Lost Passport Processing Time

  • Issuance only after confirmation from the Passport Issuing Authority.
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  • Urgent: 2-3 weeks
  • Regular: 5-6 weeks

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Delivery Information

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  • Passports are printed and dispatched from Pakistan, which may cause delays.
  • Check passport status via the Online Tracking System.
  • Original receipt required for pickup. An authority letter and original receipt are needed if someone else is collecting the passport.
  • Self-addressed prepaid USPS Express or Priority mail envelope required for delivery by mail.

For the latest information and details, visit the official website of the Consulate General of Pakistan in the USA. Ensure you have all necessary documents and fees ready to avoid delays.

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