Machine Readable Passports have replaced manual passport system throughout in Pakistan. Whereas 12 Foreign Missions including Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi have also been equipped with facility.
Illegal immigration and human trafficking to Gulf as well as other European and developed countries, urged for issuance of a secured travel document. The salient features of Machine Readable Passports are: -
- Conformity with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) standards
- High Degree of reliability
- Secure travel documents
- Reduced human intervention
- Facilitation to holders
- Increased Security at borders
- Control of transitional Crime
Ordinary/ Urgent Machine Readable passport is issued to all citizens of Pakistan.
Documents: Original CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) or NICOP alongwith Original Passport and photocopies.
Passport Delivery Timings: 8:00am to 2:30pm
Fee for all types of passports in realized by the UBL Branch situated with in the premises of Embassy, the fee structure is as under: -
- Ordinary: AED 151/= Delivery after 60 Days
- Urgent: AED 251/= Delivery after 30 Days
Loss of Passport:
No passport application against loss passport will be entertained unless it is accompanied be a police report. Double and quadruple fee will be charge for fist and second loss passport respectively.
In case of third time loss Pakistan Mission abroad will issue emergency certificate for arranging deportation of the applicant to Pakistan, under intimation to the Directorate General Immigration & Passports Headquarters, Islamabad.