Requirements for New/ Renewal/Modification of MRP

Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application processing requirements are different for adults and children and dual nationals. Please go through the relevant section carefully before visiting the High Commission of Pakistan, Wellington for processing of your MRP application as all documents listed under each category are mandatory and our staff will not be able to process your application if the requirements are not fully met.

Requirement for Adult applicants (18 years of Age and above)

1) Personal presence of the applicant at the Pakistan High Commission, Wellington.
2) Applicants aged between 18-63 years must produce any one of the following

Original & Valid NADRA Cards along with its photocopy (front & back):

  • Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) OR
  • National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) OR
  • Smart National ID Card (SNIC)

3) Original previous Passport with photocopy of its bio-pages (first four pages)
4) Proof of legal residence status in the New Zealand (New Zealand Passport/ visa/ work authorization).
5) Appropriate fee in the form of Postal Money Order/Certified Bank Cheque/Bank Draft, in favour of the High Commission of Pakistan, Wellington. An applicant may also deposit fee direct in bank account given on our website (ANZ Bank, 011823-0019313-00). Kindly insert your full name as a reference.
6) Pre-paid self-addressed envelope, registered post or courier satchel, unless collecting up personally.

Note:

  • Senior Citizens (64 years and above) may present their expired (but original) CNIC / NICOP / Smart National ID Card along with its photocopy (front & back).
  • Dual national applicants must also present their original foreign passport along with its photocopy. MRP will be issued to dual nationals aged between 18-59 years after necessary clearance from Pakistan.
  • If applicants are Pakistan Government employees, they will be required to produce original No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued within last ninety (90) days by their respective Ministries / Divisions / Departments.

Requirement for Minor applicants (below 18 years of age)

1) Personal Presence of the applicant at the High Commission accompanied by either one of the parents
2) Applicants must present original & valid NICOP along with its photocopy (front & Back) OR NADRA Child Registration Certificate (CRC)/ Rg-2 Form (B-Form) and its photocopy.
3) Original previous Passport with photocopy of its bio-pages (first four pages) (incase of renewal of passport).
4) Applicants Original Birth Certificate containing both parents’ names and its photocopy.
5) Father’s Pakistani Passport/NADRA Card and its photocopy.
6) Proof of applicant’s legal residence status in New Zealand (New Zealand Passport/visa/ work authorization- if applicable).

Note:

  • In case parents are separated or divorced, the custodian father or mother is required to produce court orders confirming his/her legal right of custody of the child.
  • Children below 15 years of age are issued only 5 year valid MRP.
  • Dual national applicants must also present their original foreign passport along with its photocopy.

Requirements for Issuance of new MRP in lieu of Lost Passport

1) Personal Presence of the applicant at the Pakistan High Commission, Wellington  (to be accompanied by Father/ Mother if applicant is below 18)
2) Applicants aged between 18-63 years must produce any one of the following

Original & Valid NADRA Cards along with its photocopy (front & back):

  • Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) OR
  • National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) OR
  • Smart National ID Card (SNIC).

3) Photocopy of lost passport.
4) Police Report containing lost passport number.
5) Proof of legal residence status in the New Zealand (copy of New Zealand Passport/ visa/ work authorization).
6) Appropriate fee in the form of Postal Money Order/Certified Bank Cheque/Bank Draft, in favour of the High Commission for Pakistan, Wellington. You may also deposit fee directly in bank account given on our website (ANZ Bank, 011823-0019313-00). Insert your full name as a reference please.
7) Pre-paid self-addressed envelope, registered post or courier satchel, unless collecting personally.

Note:

  • Applicants below 18 must present original & valid NICOP along with its photocopy (front & Back) OR NADRA Child Registration Certificate (CRC)/ Rg-2 Form (B-Form) and its photocopy.

Fee Structure for a New Passport

Normal Fee for 05 years
S. No. (NZ$)                      Remarks
1            75.00 36 Pages Passport Ordinary
2         150.00 Re-issuance of (First Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
3         300.00 Re-issuance of (Second  Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
4         125.00 New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (72 pages)
5         150.00 New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (100 pages)
Urgent Fee for 05 years
S. No. (NZ$)                      Remarks  
1         160.00  36 Pages Passport Ordinary
2         320.00  Re-issuance of (First Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
3         640.00  Re-issuance of (Second  Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
4         225.00  New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (72 pages)
5         275.00 New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (100 pages)
Normal Fee for 10 years
S. No. (NZ$)                      Remarks
1         125.00  36 Pages Passport Ordinary
2         250.00  Re-issuance of (First Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
3         500.00  Re-issuance of (Second  Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
4         200.00  New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (72 pages)
5         250.00 New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (100 pages)
Urgent Fee for 10 years
S. No. (NZ$)                      Remarks
1         225.00  36 Pages Passport Ordinary
2         450.00  Re-issuance of (First Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
3         900.00  Re-issuance of (Second  Time) Lost Passport (36 pages)
4         325.00  New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (72 pages)
5         400.00 New MRP/Renewal/Modification of MRP (100 pages)

Note: 

  • An applicant can deposit fee directly in High Commission’s bank account.  (High Commission of Pakistan, ANZ Bank, 01-1823-0019313-00). Kindly insert your full name as a Reference.

Machine Readable Passports (MRP) Processing Time:

1. Ordinary MRP

Application Type Processing Time
New MRP / Renewal / Modification of MRP 4-6 weeks
In lieu of Lost Passport Only after the verification of Lost Passport from the Issuing authority in Pakistan or abroad.

2. Urgent MRP

Application Type Processing Time
New MRP / Renewal / Modification of MRP 2-3 Weeks