Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) are issued in conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. Ever since the installation of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) facility at the Embassy of Pakistan, Paris, issuance of manual passports has been phased out.

MRP office operates on the principle l of live data capturing so applicants’ presence (with required documents) is compulsory to process the application. Applicants’ data entry, photo, signature and thumb impression capturing are done by MRP staff using IT technology. Applicants DO NOT need any application forms or photographs for MRP applications as it is done by MRP staff during application process.

(1.1) General Procedure and Conditions for renewal of Passport

  • Presence of applicant is mandatory for Bio-metrics.
  • Original valid CNIC/NICOP and Photocopy.
  • Original Pakistani Passport and Photocopy (Only for renewal and in case of loss).
  • Original French Identity card or Residence Card or Domicile Certificate of France and their Photocopies.
  • In case of Dual Nationality, original French Passport and Photocopy.

In Case of First and Second Time Loss of Passport

  • Fullfil all requirements as mentioned above (1.1).
  • In Case of first loss of Passport (if the Passport is Manual), a verification request is sent to the Issuing Authority. MRP will be processed after the receipt of report verification.
  • In case of Third time loss, the case will be sent to Directorate of Immigration and Passport, Islamabad and after clearance of the case, the passport application will be processed.

In Case of Children being Minor i.e of age less than 18 years Born in France

  • Fullfil all requirements as mentioned above (1.1).
  • The original Pakistani Identity card of the parents and photocopies.
  • Presence of one of the parents is mandatory.
  • Original Pakistani Birth Certificate or French birth certificate (Acte de Naissance) if born in France.

In Case of First Time MRP Application

  • Fullfil all requirements as mentioned above (1.1).
  • For applicants born in Pakistan, verification of the national status and antecedents will be sent to District Police Officer in Pakistan. Passport application will be processed only after confirmation from Pakistan.

Passport Policy for Minor (below 18) Born in Pakistan

The government has recently revised the passport policy for minors, please note the following requirements for Passport:-

  • Pakistani CNIC can be obtained online (Click here)
  • Authority letter by parents duly attested by Ministry of         
          Foreign Affairs.
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • Photocopy of mother & father CNIC card


  • For first time applicants, an inquiry is sent to Pakistan to
         verify their antecedents.
  • The inquiry form can be downloaded (click here) and must          be sent back duly filled along with two passport size photos
          and copy of CNIC at the following E-mail address

  • Once the inquiry report is positively received, the applicant
          would be called at the given number to visit Embassy for
          passport processing.  

Important note for Duplicate Passport / ID card holders

  • Applicants having duplicate CNIC/MRPs are blocked in AFIS system in order for their applications for new passport to be produced, they must surrender /cancel this duplicate CNIC and MRP for this they need requisite form affidavit, which is available at the Embassy at MRP desk. The passport will be issued, after the verification from Pakistan.

For Passport Collection, applicant are requested to bring

  • Original Token Receipt and previous passport if any.
  • In case of loss Token, presence of applicant is mandatory for collection.
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