How to renew your expired Pakistani Passport online

By Matthias Samuel

This process of online renewal of passport is only for the Machine Readable Passport. You simply have to open the link and follow the instructions https://onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk/renew-passport/.renewal of passport - This process of online renewal of passport is only for the Machine Readable Passport. You simply have to open the link and follow the instructions https://onlinemrp.dgip.gov.pk/renew-passport/.   The following documents are required while applying for renewal of Machine-Readable Passport through online passport service provided that your current passport is expiring within a period of seven months: •	Color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides •	Color scanned copies of existing Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system). •	Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport For minors (less than 18) The following documents are pre-requisite for issuance of passport to minors below 18 years: Color scanned copies of valid NICOP or Smart card (both sides) or Computerized B- Form or Family Registration Certificate •	Color scanned copies of mother and father valid National ID Cards (both sides) •	Guardianship certificate/ court decision in case of separation. •	Color scanned copy of minor’s attestation form (available in the download tab). •	Color scanned copy of Death Certificate if mother or father has passed away. Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport Government employees If the applicant is an employee of the Government of Pakistan, the following documents will be required:- •	Color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides •	Applicant must provide No-Objection Certificate (NOC) in case he/ she is working as Government Officer/ Official, Armed forces Officers/  or employee of employee of Semi Government/ Autonomous Bodies/ Corporation. The NOC with be subject to confirmation/ verification by the department concerned. •	Color scanned copies of existing Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system). •	Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport. Following categories of passports cannot be applied through online portal. 1.	New: Issuance of Machine-Readable Passport first time. 2.	Modification: In case applicants wants any changes in existing Machine-Readable Passport i.e. name, father name, husband name, date of birth, caste, profession, dual nationality, marital status, religion and official to ordinary. 3.	Reprint Exhaust: In case applicant wants a new passport as all pages of previous passport utilized due to several visas/ frequent travelling. 4.	Loss of Passport:  In case applicant’s existing passport has been lost (misplaced and not in his possession) and they want a new passport. In the above cases, the passport applicants are requested to approach nearest Pakistan Embassy/ High Commission/ Consulate General where MRP facility is available How to upload documents? You can upload supporting documents from the ‘Document’ tab in your e-Services Portal application session.  Before you start attaching files to your application, please remember: •	There is a limit to the type and size of file that you can attach. •	If you attach low quality scanned documents, it might slow down the processing of your application. Type of files We are able to accept the following types of files: •	.JPEG •	.JPG •	.PNG Size of files We are able to accept the following sizes of file types: •	Supporting document: 1MB •	Fingerprint Form: 3MB •	Photograph: 5MB Naming tips When naming your files to be attached to an online application only use numbers 0–9 and letters A–Z (upper and lower case), dashes ‘–’ and underscores ‘_’. You must avoid using spaces ‘ ‘, periods ‘.’, ampersand ‘&’, hash ‘#’, star ‘*’, exclamation marks ‘!’, quotations ” “” and any other character that is not a letter, a number, a dash or an underscore.

The following documents are required while applying for renewal of Machine-Readable Passport through online passport service provided that your current passport is expiring within a period of seven months:

  • Color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides
  • Color scanned copies of existing Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system).
  • Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport

For minors (less than 18)

The following documents are pre-requisite for issuance of passport to minors below 18 years:

Color scanned copies of valid NICOP or Smart card (both sides) or Computerized B- Form or Family Registration Certificate

  • Color scanned copies of mother and father valid National ID Cards (both sides)
  • Guardianship certificate/ court decision in case of separation.
  • Color scanned copy of minor’s attestation form (available in the download tab).
  • Color scanned copy of Death Certificate if mother or father has passed away.

Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport

Government employees

If the applicant is an employee of the Government of Pakistan, the following documents will be required:-

  • Color scanned copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides
  • Applicant must provide No-Objection Certificate (NOC) in case he/ she is working as Government Officer/ Official, Armed forces Officers/ or employee of employee of Semi Government/ Autonomous Bodies/ Corporation. The NOC will be subject to confirmation/ verification by the department concerned.
  • Color scanned copies of existing Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system).
  • Color scanned copy of Valid Visa/ Iqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport.

Following categories of passports cannot be applied through an online portal.

  1. New:

Issuance of Machine-Readable Passport first time.

  1. Modification:

In case an applicant wants any changes in existing Machine-Readable Passport i.e. name, father name, husband name, date of birth, caste, profession, dual nationality, marital status, religion and official to ordinary.

  1. Reprint Exhaust:

In case an applicant wants a new passport as all pages of the previous passport utilized due to several visas/ frequent traveling.

  1. Loss of Passport:

In case applicant’s existing passport has been lost (misplaced and not in his possession) and they want a new passport.

In the above cases, the passport applicants are requested to approach the nearest Pakistan Embassy/ High Commission/ Consulate General where MRP facility is available

How to upload documents?

You can upload supporting documents from the ‘Document’ tab in your e-Services Portal application session.

Before you start attaching files to your application, please remember:

  • There is a limit to the type and size of file that you can attach.
  • If you attach low quality scanned documents, it might slow down the processing of your application.

Type of files

We are able to accept the following types of files:

  • .JPEG
  • .JPG
  • .PNG

Size of files

We are able to accept the following sizes of file types:

  • Supporting document: 1MB
  • Fingerprint Form: 3MB
  • Photograph: 5MB

Naming tips

When naming your files to be attached to an online application only use numbers 0–9 and letters A–Z (upper and lower case), dashes ‘–’ and underscores ‘_’.

You must avoid using spaces ‘ ‘, periods ‘.’, ampersand ‘&’, hash ‘#’, star ‘*’, exclamation marks ‘!’, quotations ” “” and any other character that is not a letter, a number, a dash or an underscore.

How much will it cost?

How long will the Online Application Process take?