Directorate General of Immigration and Passports (Ministry of Interior), Pakistan has started e-Services Portal for renewal of passports online. The complete process involves less than 20 minutes from registration to submission of application. The fee is also paid online through Debit / Credit Card.
The DGIP Pakistan initiated this step to lessen the burden on passport offices. Furthermore, this initiative helps the passport holders to easily renew their green passport while staying at their home. The initiative been taken after online CNIC renewal services which are working for more than 8 months.
Such applicants are entertained in this system who have machine readable passports which are expired or the validity is less than 7 months. The mandatory documents include copy of CNIC, first 2 pages of passport, attestation form (minors only) and NOC from employer (for Government and Autonomous employees only).
A minimum of 10 days for normal passport while 4 days are required for urgent passport renewal case. This is subject to approval of passport application submitted online.
A normal fee of Rs. 3,000 is charged for passport containing 36 pages. This fee excludes service charges of 2500 rupees in addition to normal charges for renewal. A delivery charges of Rs. 250 for inland delivery and Rs. 1,000 for delivery outside Pakistan is also applicable. However, if the applicant requires delivery of passport at any passport office, there would be no charges, no matter the passport office is outside Pakistan.
The online portal (Online Passport Renewal) is easy to understand and one can easily submit his application through the system working 24 hours online.