Apart from a permission and visa, if you need to go overseas from Islamabad for vacation, studies, employment, business, or any other reason, a passport is the first and most important item you’ll need. Without a passport, you cannot leave the nation or enter another country since it serves as a form of identification and shows your origins [in some situations]. Here’s a quick guide to all of Islamabad’s passport offices.
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Types of passport:
Pakistan’s government distributes three types of passports to its people, depending on their occupation.
- Ordinary Passport:
- This is a machine-readable passport that is issued to ordinary people for the purpose of applying for overseas visas.
- Diplomatic Passport:
- A diplomatic passport is one that is granted to all diplomats and anyone who fall into similar categories.
- Official passport:
- This passport is only awarded to citizens who are ministerial top officials or judges. Anyone with a direct connection to the government.
Location of passport offices:
In Islamabad, passport offices are divided into regional and executive offices.
As a result, below is a list of passport offices in Islamabad. The Directorate General of Immigration and Passport has given permission for these offices to open.
Executive passport office Islamabad:
Obtaining or renewing a passport is considered a burden since it entails several steps
In Islamabad, an executive passport office opened in 2017. This facility allows anyone who are ready to pay a fee to obtain a passport right away.
PaK Plaza, 22 Service Road, G 6/2 Blue Area, Islamabad is the address for the Executive Passport Office in Islamabad.
051-9202340 is the phone number to call.
Passport office timings:
Except for Saturdays and Sundays, as well as any public holidays, the offices are open every day.
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday
The times are subject to change as directed by the Directorate General of Immigration and Passport. Some branches are open 24 hours a day. For further information, contact the branch you intend to visit.
You may also like to learn about the Park View City Islamabad. The Govt; to plan to open the passport office in the park view city Islamabad very soon.
We’ve given you the address and phone number for the branch you want to visit, but there are a few things you should know before you go.
If you are applying for a passport for the first time, you must go to the regional office in the region where you live.
You may renew your passport at any passport office in the city, but you must maintain track of your permanent and temporary addresses, as well as your previous passport.
We’ll go over all of the paperwork that has to be completed before visiting a passport office.
Documents required for passport application:
If you’re over the age of 18, you’ll need to provide the following documents:
2 photocopies of the fee deposit receipt from the CNIC or NICOP Bank
NOC (No-Objection Certificate) for government personnel who have a foreign passport and a copy of it if they are dual nationals.
CNIC or NICOP original
For citizens under the of 18, the necessary documents are:
- 2 photo copies of birth certificate, issued by NADRA
- 2 photo copies of parent’s CNIC
- Bank receipt of the fee deposit,
- CRC (Child Registration Certificate)
- Foreign passport and its copy for dual national
For the purpose of renewal:
Individuals who seek to renew their passports should maintain the following papers on hand:
The renewal fee deposit has been received by the bank.
CNIC or CRC (Certificate of National Identification) (for minors)
a copy of an old passport
procedure for passport application:
Step 1: Go to the National Bank desk and pay the passport renewal cost or the passport challan charge. After that, go to the customer care desk and fill out a passport application. Before moving on to the next stage, fill it up.
Step 2: Your photo will be taken and a token will be given to you.
Step 3: At the next counter, you must present your digital profile, which includes your fingerprints.
Step 4: Fill out the form that will be presented with your biographical information. They will already have all of your information if you are renewing your passport. You’ll be prompted to check it again.
Step 5: Your profile will be cross checked, with the ECL (exit control list) and BL (black list). If you have been cleared, then move onto the sixth and the final step.