Lost Passport

In case you have lost your Passport, you can apply for reissuance of your Machine Readable Passport (MRP).

Following documents are required for processing an application:

  1. Photocopy of Lost Passport. Please log on to “Report my Loss” and complete the loss report and take a print.
  2. Production of one of the following, original and valid NADRA Cards along with its photocopy:
    1. Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)
    2. National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP)
    3. Smart National ID Card


In case of a lost passport application, Machine Readable Passport (MRP) shall only be delivered after the verification of the previous MRP/Manual Passport from the concerned issuing authority in Pakistan or Abroad, which may take a month or longer.


Manual hand written passports to phase out by November 2015

According to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Manual / Hand written passport (Non-MRP) will phase out with effect from 25th November, 2015. Foreign governments may deny visa or entry to persons travelling on manual passports after November 24, 2015.