Renunciation of Citizenship

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Guidelines For Renunciation Of Pakistan Citizenship

To renounce Pakistan Nationality, the applicants would have to surrender all their valid and expired passports and national identification cards.

Following are the guidelines in this regard:

  • Pakistanis under the age of 21 cannot renounce their citizenship independently. However, their names could be included in the renunciation application of their father.
  • A $30 fee is accepted only in the form of a money order or cashier check payable to the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC. No cash or personal checks are accepted.
  • A written and signed request with the reason for renunciation of citizenship is required.
  • A notarized copy of your US passport and citizenship certificate would be needed.
  • Form X completed and duly signed by the applicant. This form could be downloaded from the Embassy’s website and is also available at the Consular Section of the Embassy. The form will be attested by the Embassy of Pakistan. Those sending their cases by mail should enclose a notarized copy of Form X.
  • All Pakistani passports (Valid and expired ) in original along with one set of copies of each passport are required. (Mandatory for the processing)
  • Applicant’s five photos with white backgrounds taken within the last six months are to be provided. All photos must be cut out in the size of 2 x 2 inches.
  • Computer Perfoma (Available on the Embassy’s website and the Consular Section of the Embassy)duly filed in.
  • if the applicant is minor, please provide data and place of birth of the child with orignial documentary evidence such as Form “B” Form “S” or NICOP/Child Registration Card
  • In case of non-possesin of CNIC/NICOP or Pakistan Passport,the applicant will have to prove that under the relevant provisions of law he/she is citizen of Pakistan and also submit evidence in this regards.He/she may submit NICOP after acquiring it from NADRA.
  • Original CNIC/NICOP to be submitted to the Embassy at the time of renunciation application. The CNIC/NICOP will have to be canceled either online by the applicant at ill.nn lava.gov.pk OR at Embassy Counter. The appllcant would need to submit Credit Card Payment Receipt of cancellation of CNIC/NICOP along with the renunciation application.
    (In case of any query kindlv feel free to contact on:
    009251-9208606,009251-90391917 U a Hu5sain d ov k).
  • An email of the applicant needs to be written of Conn X, enabling authorities in Pakistan to contact the applicant d rect1y if some information/documents are needed.
  • Applicants can check status of their application by sending as email on immigration@dgip.gov.pk.

Presidents Day

The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. will remain closed on Monday (February 19, 2024) on account of Presidents Day