Machine Readable Passport

Machine Readable Passport

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Important Notice: The Government of Pakistan has introduced online renewal of Machine Readable Passport (MRP). For further details please visit: www.onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk

The Government of Pakistan has introduced Five(5) and Ten(10) years validity Machine Readable Passports (MRP) incorporating special security features designed to check human trafficking and forgery. It contains digitally printed personal data with a photograph in the bar code.

Valid Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) or Computerized Registration Certificate (CRC) or the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistani (NICOP) original is mandatory for issuance of the Machine Readable Passport (MRP). The issuance of passport is directly complementing the government's efforts to increase the number of people in database and in improvement of the overall governance of the country.

Procedure

  • Fee is non refundable
  • Deposit fee at counter. (With Credit/Debit card or Mony order/Cahsier Check Payable to "Embassy of Pakistan")
  • If payment is made through Credit/Debit card additional service charges will be included
  • Present fee receipt and Pakistani Identity (CNIC or NICOP), Pakistani Passport, Documents with Photocopies for issuance of token and Digital photo capture (without eye glasses).

Applicant must bring the previous pakistani passport, valid CNIC, NICOP, US Status or US passport (incase of Dual Nationals) at the time of process with photocopies.

  • No need of any form and photograph.
  • No need to make an appointment. Process is based on “First Come First Served Basis”.
  • MRP can't be issued or renewed in mail or through a representative.
  • No amendment/modification is permissible in Machine Readable Passport. The Applicant should apply for a new Passport.
  • If date of birth in CNIC is 1965, in MRP it will be treated as 1/1/1965.

Important note: On required photocopies

  • Please read the requirements for photocopies for each type of application and bring/send the required number of copies with the application.
  • For the convenience of the applicants, a copier machine at the Consular Section is available, which takes 25 cents (quarters) coins or one dollars bills only.

Return Express USPS Envelope

  • If the applicant(s) would like their passport to be sent back to them, a self addressed prepaid express USPS envelope is mandatory. The applicant should write their return address clearly to avoid confusion. Current cost for the prepaid express envelope is $24.70. Do not use Metered stamps. Click here for US Postal Services.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will not be responsible for loss of documents in the mail sent by ordinary/priority mail.

Washington DC contacts

Please call for Passport Inquiry, from 3:00 to 5:00pm - 202-243-6500 Ext: 2600 & 2018

Washington DC Embassy email: MRP@embassyofpakistanusa.org

Note: Please include your cell number in the email.

Requirements for Machine Readable Passports for Applicants 18 Years of Age and Above

  • Personal appearance of the applicant(s).
  • Original Valid NICOP/CNIC along with a photocopy.
  • Original latest Pakistani passport along with a photocopy.
  • Proof of legal residence status in the US (copy of Green Card / US Passport/ visa/ Work authorization)
  • No Objection Certificate for Government servants.

Note: Married Female should have Husband's Name on her CNIC/NICOP. Otherwise Father's Name will be written on MRP.

Categories to Apply for Fee
Regular For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 46
Regular For Validity of Ten(10) Years $ 83
Urgent For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 120
Urgent For Validity of Ten(10) Years $ 216

Note:

  • Fee is non refundable.
  • "Deposit fee at counter.(With Credit/Debit card or Mony order/Cahsier Check Payable to " Embassy of Pakistan")
  • If payment is made through Credit/Debit card additional service charges will be included.

Processing Time

  • Urgent 2-3 Weeks.
  • Regular 3-4 Weeks.

Delivery of Machine Readable Passport

  • The delivery of passport can be delayed from prescribed time as passports are printed and dispatched from Pakistan.
  • You can check the status of your MRP on our Online Tracking System .
  • Passports are available for pickup by the applicants or authorized person.
  • A self addressed USPS Express mail envelope is required for delivery by mail to addressee.

Do You have a Question

Please email:mrp@embassyofpakistanusa.org

Return Express USPS Envelope

  • If the applicant(s) would like their passport to be sent back to them, a self addressed prepaid express USPS envelope is mandatory. The applicant should write their return address clearly to avoid confusion. Current cost for the prepaid express envelope is $24.70. Do not use Metered stamps. Click here for US Postal Services.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will not be responsible for loss of documents in the mail sent by ordinary/priority mail.

Requirements for Machine Readable Passports for applicants under 18 Years of age

  • Personal appearance of the applicant(s) with father or mother .
  • Original Valid CRC (Computerized Registration Certificate) or NICOP along with a photocopy.
  • Proof of legal residence status in the US (copy of Green Card / US Passport/ visa/ Work authorization)
  • Copy of Father and Mother's Valid CNIC/NICOP.
Categories to Apply for Fee
Regular For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 46
Urgent For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 120

Note:

  • Fee is non refundable.
  • "Deposit fee at counter.(With Credit/Debit card or Mony order/Cahsier Check Payable to " Embassy of Pakistan")
  • If payment is made through Credit/Debit card additional service charges will be included.

Processing Time

  • Urgent 2-3 Weeks.
  • Regular 3-4 Weeks.

Delivery of Machine Readable Passport

  • The delivery of passport can be delayed from prescribed time as passports are printed and dispatched from Pakistan.
  • You can check the status of your MRP on our Online Tracking System .
  • Passports are available for pickup by the applicants or authorized person.
  • A self addressed USPS Express mail envelope is required for delivery by mail to addressee.

Do You have a Question

Please email:mrp@embassyofpakistanusa.org

Return Express USPS Envelope

  • If the applicant(s) would like their passport to be sent back to them, a self addressed prepaid express USPS envelope is mandatory. The applicant should write their return address clearly to avoid confusion. Current cost for the prepaid express envelope is $24.70. Do not use Metered stamps. Click here for US Postal Services.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will not be responsible for loss of documents in the mail sent by ordinary/priority mail.

Requirements for Lost Machine Readable Passport

  • Personal appearance of the applicant(s).
  • Detailed Police Report in original.
  • Original Valid NICOP/CNIC along with a photocopy.
  • Photocopy/Number of Lost Pakistani passport.
  • Proof of legal residence status in the US (copy of Green Card / US Passport/ visa/ Work authorization)
  • No Objection Certificate for Government servants.
Categories to Apply for Fee (Normal) Fee (urgent)
First time Loss For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 92 $ 240
Second time Loss For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 184 $ 480
First time Loss For Validity of Ten(10) Years $ 165 $ 432
Second time Loss For Validity of Ten(10) $ 331 $ 864

Note:

  • For third time lost passport approval from Directorate General Immigration and Passports will be obtained.
  • Passport will be issued only after confirmation of lost Passport from the Passport issuing authority.
  • Fee is non refundable.
  • "Deposit fee at counter.(With Credit/Debit card or Mony order/Cahsier Check Payable to " Embassy of Pakistan")

Processing Time

  • Urgent 2-3 Weeks.
  • Regular 3-4 Weeks.

Delivery of Machine Readable Passport

  • The delivery of passport can be delayed from prescribed time as passports are printed and dispatched from Pakistan.
  • You can check the status of your MRP on our Online Tracking System .
  • Passports are available for pickup by the applicants or authorized person.
  • A self addressed USPS Express mail envelope is required for delivery by mail to addressee.

Do You have a Question

Please email:mrp@embassyofpakistanusa.org

Return Express USPS Envelope

  • If the applicant(s) would like their passport to be sent back to them, a self addressed prepaid express USPS envelope is mandatory. The applicant should write their return address clearly to avoid confusion. Current cost for the prepaid express envelope is $24.70. Do not use Metered stamps. Click here for US Postal Services.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will not be responsible for loss of documents in the mail sent by ordinary/priority mail.

Requirements for Renewal of Machine Readable Passports are exactly the same as for Applicants under 18 Years of Age and above

  • Personal appearance of the applicant(s).
  • Original Valid NICOP/CNIC along with a photocopy.
  • Original latest Pakistani passport along with a photocopy.
  • Proof of legal residence status in the US (copy of Green Card / US Passport/ visa/ Work authorization).
  • No Objection Certificate for Government servants.

Note: Married Female should have Husband's Name on her CNIC/NICOP. Otherwise Father's Name will be written on MRP.

Categories to Apply for Fee
Regular For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 46
Regular For Validity of Ten(10) Years $ 83
Urgent For Validity of Five(5) Years $ 120
Urgent For Validity of Ten(10) Years $ 216

Note:

  • Fee is non refundable.
  • "Deposit fee at counter.(With Credit/Debit card or Mony order/Cahsier Check Payable to " Embassy of Pakistan")

Processing Time

  • Urgent 2-3 Weeks.
  • Regular 3-4 Weeks.

Delivery of Machine Readable Passport

  • The delivery of passport can be delayed from prescribed time as passports are printed and dispatched from Pakistan.
  • You can check the status of your MRP on our Online Tracking System .
  • Passports are available for pickup by the applicants or authorized person.
  • A self addressed USPS Express mail envelope is required for delivery by mail to addressee.

Do You have a Question

Please email:mrp@embassyofpakistanusa.org

Return Express USPS Envelope

  • If the applicant(s) would like their passport to be sent back to them, a self addressed prepaid express USPS envelope is mandatory. The applicant should write their return address clearly to avoid confusion. Current cost for the prepaid express envelope is $24.70. Do not use Metered stamps. Click here for US Postal Services.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C will not be responsible for loss of documents in the mail sent by ordinary/priority mail.