Passport

Jurisdiction of the Embassy

Residents of the following states are provided with consular services at the Embassy of Pakistan Berlin.

  1. Berlin
  2. Brandenburg
  3. Schleswig-Holstein
  4. Bremen
  5. Hamburg
  6. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  7. Saxony
  8. Lower Saxony
  9. Saxony-Anhalt

Requirements for Machine Readable Passport

Policy

  • Ordinary Machine Readable Passport is issued to all citizens of Pakistan. 

Validity

  • The Embassy will process issuance of the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) valid for five years & Ten years subject to fee deposit.

NOTE:

  • Passport having validity of 05 years cannot be converted into validity for 10 years.
  • Children under 15 years of age will be issued Passport having 05 years validity.

Categories of Passport and tentative processing/printing/delivery period

  • There are two categories of Ordinary Machine Readable Passport, only for variation among application type/procedure of obtaining passport.
  • Machine Readable Passport (MRP) after being successfully processed, usually require the following time duration for its delivery.

Category

 

Time Duration (approx.)

 

Normal

25 to 30 days

Urgent

10 to 14 days

  • NOTE: Passports received from Pakistan for delivery will be displayed on Embassy’s website at www. pakemb.de 

Documents Required

  • Following are the mandatory requirements for applying Machine Readable Passport (MRP).

Category

 

Age

 

Pre-Requisite/ Documents Required

 

Normal/

Urgent

18 & Above

  • Personal appearance of the applicants
  • Original Bank Challan (receipt) with prescribed fee deposits.
  • Original valid Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)/NICOP/Smart-Card issued by NADRA with its 2-photocopies.
  • OLD Passport with its photocopy (pages 1 to 7) or (Pages 1 to 2) in case of Computerized Passport.
  • Residence Permit alongwith photocopy
  • NOC in case of a Government Servant.
  • In case of loss of passport following additional requirements are mandatory:-
    • Lost Report from the local Police authorities mentioning the Passport Number of the lost Passport
    • Photocopy of the lost passport, its number, date and place of issue, and date of its expiry

Normal/

Urgent

Under 18

  • Original Bank Challan (receipt) with prescribed fee deposits.
  • Original NICOP or Original Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC) issued by NADRA with its 2-photocopies (Original NICOP with two photocopies is a must if above 14 years) 
  • Copies of Parents Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)/NICOP, accompanied with either of them (Father/Mother).
  • Residence Permit alongwith photocopy
  • Foreign Passport along with its photocopy (for Dual-Nationality holders only).
  • In case of loss of passport following additional requirements are mandatory:-
    • Lost Report from the local Police authorities mentioning the Passport Number of the lost Passport
    • Photocopy of the lost passport, its number, date and place of issue, and date of its expiry

 

Passport Fee

 

Fee 5 Years Validity

 

Euro

Fee 10 Years Validity

 

Euro

1st time Loss

*

Euro

2nd time Loss

*

Euro

3rd time Loss

*

Euro

Normal (36-Pages)

36

70

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

Urgent (36-Pages)

70

140

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

Normal (72-Pages)

70

140

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

Urgent (72-Pages)

140

280

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

Normal (100-Pages)

90

180

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

Urgent (100-Pages)

180

330

Double Fee

Four times fee

Eight times fee

 

Passport, when reported Lost

 * In case of the loss of passport following formalities will be completed:

  • Police report to be lodged with the concerned police station mentioning previous passport number.
  • Requisite fee as per nature of loss i.e. 1st loss, 2nd loss, 3rd loss to be deposited in the Bank.
  • On 3rd Loss of Passport, the Embassy will issue emergency passport for return to Pakistan with intimation to Dte. Gen. I&P. In Pakistan, the case will be referred to Dte. Gen. I&P for further action.
   
   
   
   

 

Options for Fee Deposit: Please check all requirements before submission of FEE as PASSPORT FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.

 

Option 1

  • Deposit fee through your bank’s debit card at the electronic deposit machine installed at the Embassy. Only those debit cards can be used which are operative in Germany.

Option 2

  • In case of fee submission in Local (German) Bank it is mandatory to provide their bank statement (Kontoauzung) showing evidence of deposition of fee in the Embassy’s designated account alongwith deposit slip (Uberweisung). The fee should be deposited in the following account:- 

Commerzbank, Account Number 2667897,

BLZ 10040000

(IBAN DE26 1004 0000 0266 7897 00, BIC COBADEFFXXX)

NOTE:

  • Passport Fee is non-refundable, therefore, Option 1 is preferable
  • Online/cash submission of fee is not acceptable.

Application Procedure

  • Machine Readable Passports are processed during Monday-Thursday from 0900-1230 hours except on public holidays and during Ramadan.
  • Collection timing for collection of passports are fixed from Monday to Thursday from 1400-1630 hours.
  • Upon reaching the Embassy the applicants who are in possession of the requisite documents (NICOP/Old passport, photocopies of the documents and fee receipt etc) will receive their queue token from the Receptionist (please bring photocopies of the relevant documents. A photocopy machine is however, available in the Consular Hall for a small fee).
  • After receiving the token, the applicants will wait in the Consular Hall, in front of the MRP Section for their turn.
  • The MRP process will commence at the Photographic Desk (required documents will be scrutinized and photograph bearing token will be issued).
  • Applicants will then proceed to the next counter for finger prints/ data entry.
  • Finally, applicants will be interviewed and decision will be made / conveyed by the Incharge MRP/Consular Officer for further processing in Islamabad.

Delivery/ Collection of MRP Passports

Delivery period for normal passports is about 25 to 30 days, while urgent passports are delivered within 12 to 14 days approximately.

Applicants can confirm status/availability of applied Passport on the Embassy’s website (news/announcements) before visiting the Embassy for collection.

The new passports can be collected during Monday- Thursday from 1400-1630 hours except on public holidays and during Ramadan.

Collection Options

           Option 1

  • Applicants are advised to collect their new passports from the Embassy in person. The applicants are requested to bring their previous original passports and the MRP receipt at the time of delivery.

     Option 2

  • However if due to some unavoidable circumstances the applicants are unable to come to the Embassy in person, they can  collect their new passports through a designated person who carries a signed authority letter from the  applicant, his own identity and the applicant’s previous passport.

Option 3

  • Alternatively the applicants can obtain  their new passports through post in which case they should send a self addressed return envelope with Euro  3.90 postage stamps affixed on the envelop along with their previous original passport.

Delivery of Passports for applicants from neighbouring countries 

  • In case of applicants residing in countries neighbouring Germany, where MRP facility is not available, the new MRPs are sent to the Pakistani Embassy/ Consulate situated in the country of their residence, on courier expenses to be borne by the applicants themselves.
  • Such applicants can receive their new passports from the concerned Embassy / Consulate directly. The Embassy will not be responsible for loss of passport through post.

Important Notes 

a)      In case the applicants are below 18 years of age, they should be accompanied by either of the parents/legal guardian, along with original plus two copies of passports of both the parents.

b)      Applicants’ thumbs and index fingers of both right and left hands should be without any indelible colouring e.g. ink or henna (menhdi) for proper finger prints.

c)      It is mandatory that both ears of the applicants are visible at the time of taking photographs.

d)      No endorsement in MRP is possible. e) Names of children cannot be included in parent’s passport.

f)       For applicants serving in the Government of Pakistan service, no objection letter (NOC) from their parent department and authorization from Directorate General of Immigration and Passports are also mandatory.

g)      In case of dual nationals please bring original passport of that country and its copy along with the Pakistani passport.

h)      In case of Government Officer/Employee (Federal or Provincial departments  of Pakistan/Autonomous/Semi-Autonomous Departments/ Defence Forces), must bring original NOC addressed to the Embassy for Issuance of Passport by the Competent Authority. The employees who have left Government service must bring original Resignation Acceptance/ Service Termination Certificate.

i)       If CNIC/NICOP is valid but picture does not match your current facial features, please revise picture on NICOP prior to coming for MRP.

j)       Appointment is mandatory in case of application for Diplomatic or Official Passports

 

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