<For those who can pick passport from the G-10 Islamabad Office>
Are you tired of the long queues and endless paperwork at the passport office? Well, there’s good news! You can now renew your passport online, saving you time and effort. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of renewing your passport from the comfort of your home.
Why Choose Online Passport Renewal?
Renewing your passport online offers a host of benefits, the most obvious being that you can bypass those dreaded long lines at the passport office. Additionally, it’s a hassle-free way to update your passport with minimal effort. Now, let’s get started!
Step 1: Create an Account
The first step in the online passport renewal process is to visit the official passport renewal website. You can access this site at [this website]. Once there, create an account. This account will serve as your portal for all passport-related activities.
Step 2: Fill Out the Renewal Form
After creating your account, you’ll need to fill out the renewal form. Make sure to double-check all the information for accuracy. If there are any changes to your personal details, update them accordingly.
Step 3: Add Required Documents
The next crucial step is to provide the necessary documents. You’ll need to upload:
- A scanned copy of your CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card).
- A scanned copy of the first page of your current passport.
- A scanned copy of any random page of your current passport.
Step 4: Adding Fingerprints
Adding fingerprints is a crucial part of the renewal process. Here’s how to do it:
- Download the fingerprint form from the website.
- Print the form using a good-quality printer.
- Apply your fingerprints carefully, ensuring you don’t smudge them. It’s a good idea to practice on a separate sheet of paper.
- Scan the form with your fingerprints using a printer that has a resolution of at least 600 DPI.
- Check the DPI (dots per inch) on the scanned image. If it’s below 600 DPI, you can use an online DPI converter to adjust the image.
- Ensure that all images, including the fingerprint image, are less than 3MB in size, and save all documents in picture format.
Step 5: Payment and Application Submission
Once you submit all the information as above, you can pay the fee using any MasterCard, Visa Debit card, or credit card. Please note an additional Rs. 1000 are charged for each online renewal of Machine readable passport and 2500 for e-passport. Complete details on the updated charges are present on this website.
Once you’ve completed all the necessary steps, submit your application online. You’ll receive a confirmation page, so be sure to print it out.
Step 6: Visit the Passport Office
Once your application is moved from “In process” to “Complete”, take a printout of the web page with the tracking number shown under completed and bring the page along with you to the Islamabad Passport Office in Sector G-10 Markaz. Click Here for the Location. When you go to the passport office, head straight to the collection center. Skip the long line and present your printed confirmation page to receive your renewed passport. They will take the receiving on the printed paper you bring along.
And there you have it – a hassle-free way to renew your passport online! Say goodbye to long queues and paperwork, and hello to convenience and efficiency. Renewing your passport has never been easier.