How to Renew a Pakistani Passport in Dubai

Today’s article is geared towards our Pakistani readers. If you are a Pakistani national living in Dubai and you need to renew your passport soon — we’ve checked out the requirements and details for you. Keep on reading to know more!

You can renew your passport at the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai (or at the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi). To renew, you will have to go to the missions office personally, although there’s a new online procedure that we will also be discussing in this article. (ALSO READ: How to Renew an Indian Passport in Dubai)

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Guide to Renewing Your Pakistani Passport in Dubai

Generally, the Pakistani passport is valid for 5 years for all applicants. However, applicants who are above 15 years old may apply for a 10-year validity passport. They can also apply for passports containing 36, 72, or 100 pages, depending on their needs.

Required Documents
For adult applicants, you will need to prepare the following:

  • Original Old Passport with photocopy
  • Original valid CNIC/NICOP with photocopy
  • Original valid Resident Visa with photocopy
  • Marriage Certificate (in case of new marriage)
  • Original Police Report attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) UAE, with photocopy (in case of lost passport)

For children (below 18 years old), the requirements are:

  • Original Birth Certificate attested by MOFA, with photocopy
  • Original Old Passport with photocopy (if any)
  • Original valid NICOP/CRC (B-Form) with photocopy
  • Original valid Resident Visa with photocopy (if any)
  • Parents’ original valid CNIC/NICOP with photocopy
  • Parents’ original Passports and Visas, with photocopy
  • NOCs from Parent and from respective Embassy/Consulate (in case parent is non-Pakistani)
  • Original Police Report attested by MOFA, with photocopy (in case of lost passport)

NOTE: Children below 15 years old cannot apply for a 10-year validity passport.

For dual citizens, the requirements are as follows:

  • Original Pakistani CNIC/NICOP with photocopy
  • Original Pakistani Passport with photocopy
  • Original Foreign Passport with photocopy
  • Original valid Resident Visa with photocopy

NOTE: Passports of dual citizens will be processed upon getting approval from concerned authorities in Pakistan.

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Processing Fees
Renewing your passport entails the following fees:

For 5-year validity passports

  • 36 pages – AED 151 (ordinary), AED 251 (urgent)
  • 72 pages – AED 276 (ordinary), AED 451 (urgent)
  • 100 pages – AED 301 (ordinary), AED 601 (urgent)

For 10-year validity passports

  • 36 pages – AED 272 (ordinary), AED 452 (urgent)
  • 72 pages – AED 497 (ordinary), AED 812 (urgent)
  • 100 pages – AED 542 (ordinary), AED 1082 (urgent)

NOTE: Lost passports correspond to higher processing fees.

Once you have gathered all the requirements, proceed to the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai. Their contact information is as follows:

Office: Consulate General of Pakistan
Address: Umm Hurair One, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Bur Dubai, UAE
Telephone: + 971 4 3973600 / +971 4 3970412

Renewing Your Pakistani Passport Online
In 2016, the Pakistani government launched an online facility where Pakistanis from anywhere in the world can renew their passports. Online renewal is applicable to those who have:

  • Passports that are expired or valid for less than seven months
  • Existing documents (i.e. not for new applications, like newborns)

Before applying online, be sure to have the following at hand: scanned copies of old passport and documents (see above), photograph (up to 5MB), fingerprint form, and a valid credit/debit card for online payment.

When you are ready, take the following steps:

  1. Go to the e-Services Portal, which is linked to the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports.
  2. Click on the “Get Started” button.
  3. Register an account. (Required verification codes will be sent via email.)
  4. Apply for the renewal of your passport and provide the necessary details.
  5. Provide the address where your passport will be delivered.
  6. Pay the processing fee online.
  7. Double check your information, sign the declaration, and submit your application.

Once you have submitted an application, your documents will be processed in Islamabad, Pakistan. Within 10 days (ordinary) or 4 days (urgent), your new passport will be delivered to the address that you provided. It’s that simple!

DISCLAIMER: The above details are presented for information-sharing purposes only. For more information about renewing your passport, please visit the official website of the Consulate General of Pakistan. (ALSO READ: How to Renew a Filipino Passport in Dubai)

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