Renewing your Pakistani passport while residing in a foreign country can be daunting, but with the right information and guidance, the process can be straightforward and hassle-free.

If you are a Pakistani citizen living in Dubai or the United Arab Emirates (UAE), this easy guide will help you navigate the passport renewal process with ease.

Online Pakistani Passport Renewal in UAE

Pakistani Passport Renewal Online


The Pakistani passport renewal process in the UAE has become more convenient and accessible through the online portal. However, it’s essential to note that this online service is exclusively for passport renewals. New passport applications and certain modifications must still be processed through the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai or the Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.

Here’s a breakdown of what the online portal can and cannot do:

Services available online:

  • Passport renewal: If your current Machine Readable Passport (MRP) is expiring within the next 12 months, you can renew it online.
  • Partial modifications: Newly married female applicants can utilize the online service for partial modifications.

Services not available online:

  • New passport: If you’re applying for a new passport, you must visit the nearest Pakistan Embassy/High Commission/Consulate General.
  • Full modifications: For significant changes to your existing MRP, such as name or personal details, you’ll need to visit a Pakistan Embassy/High Commission/Consulate General.

Documents Required for Pakistani Passport Renewal

Pakistani Passport Renewal Documents


Before you start the online renewal process, ensure you have the following documents and information ready:

  • Supporting documents
  • A passport-sized photograph: It should be in accordance with the provided photograph tutorial.
  • A fingerprint form: Complete this form as per the fingerprint tutorial.
  • A valid credit card: You’ll need this to complete your online payment.

Passport Renewal Requirements

The specific requirements for Pakistani passport renewal in the UAE depend on your category:

General Applicants:

For general applicants renewing their passports, the following documents are required:

  • Color Scanned Copies of Valid CNIC or NICOP: Ensure you include both sides.
  • Color Scanned Copies of Existing Passport: Include the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system.
  • Color Scanned Copy of a Valid Visa/Iqama/Residence Permit/Asylum Card/Other Nationality Passport: Whichever is applicable.

Minors Under the Age of 18:

If you’re renewing a passport for a minor (below 18 years old), you’ll need the following documents:

  • Color Scanned Copies of Valid NICOP or Smart Card: Include both sides.
  • Color Scanned Copies of the Parents’ Valid National ID Cards: Include both sides.
  • Guardianship Certificate/Court Decision: In case of separation.
  • Color Scanned Copy of the Minor’s Attestation Form
  • Color Scanned Copy of Death Certificate(s): If either parent has passed away.
  • Color Scanned Copy of Valid Visa/Iqama/Residence Permit/Asylum Card/Other 

Nationality Passports: If applicable.

Government Employees:

Government employees seeking passport renewal should provide the following documents:

  • Color Scanned Copies of Valid CNIC or NICOP: Include both sides.
  • No-Objection Certificate (NOC): If you are a government officer/official, armed forces officer, or work for a semi-government/autonomous body/corporation. The NOC will be subject to confirmation/verification by the department concerned.
  • Color Scanned Copies of Existing Passport: Include the first two pages and one random page prompted by the system.
  • Color Scanned Copy of Valid Visa/Iqama/Residence Permit/Asylum Card/Other Nationality Passport: If applicable.

Applying for Pakistani Passport Renewal in Dubai and Tracking

Apply for Pakistani Passport Renewal


Once you have all the required documents and information, follow these steps to complete your online passport renewal:

  • Start the passport renewal application on the official portal:
  • If you are already registered in the Pak-identity system, log in with your registered “Username” and “Password.” Otherwise, create a new application.
  • Fill in the required details, including your address, for passport delivery.
  • Pay the renewal fee using a credit or debit card.
  • Provide your personal details present and permanent addresses.
  • Upload your photograph and supporting documents as required by the application.
  • Download the form and capture the four fingerprints as prompted by the system. Ensure your scanner settings are at 600 DPI, JPEG/JPG, and Grayscale.
  • Review the information you’ve provided, sign the declaration, and submit the application.

Assuming all the necessary requirements have been assembled, the entire application process may take up to 16 minutes.

After completing the application, your renewed passport will be delivered to you via DHL Courier Services. The delivery time will vary depending on your provided delivery address.


The Pakistani passport renewal in Dubai has never been more accessible, thanks to the online portal and clear guidelines provided by the Consulate General of Pakistan. By following this easy guide and having all the necessary documents prepared, you can renew your passport without unnecessary hassle and enjoy continued travel with a valid passport.

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