Manual hand written passports to phase out by November 2015

London:  According to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), all member states have been asked to replace their Manual / Hand written passport with Machine Readable Passport (MRP) before 24 November 2015. Foreign governments may deny visa or entry to persons travelling on manual passports after November 24, 2015.

All Pakistani / dual nationals still in possession of manual / handwritten passports are strongly urged to apply for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) well before the above-mentioned deadline.

 

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February 12, 2015

Last updated: February 12, 2015

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.