Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) are issued in conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. Ever since the installation of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) facility at the High Commission in London, issuance of manual passports has been phased out. Machine Readable Passport (MRP) are currently being issued from High Commission for Pakistan, London and its consulates in Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
MRP office operates on the principal of live data capturing so applicants’ presence (with required documents) is compulsory to process the application.
Applicants’ data entry, photo, signature and thumb impression capturing are done by trained MRP staff using latest technology.
Applicants DO NOT need any application forms or photographs for MRP applications as it is done by MRP staff during application process.
MRP Services are appointment only and applicants visiting High Commission or its
consulates. Appointments for Glasgow are booked through the text-only whatsapp number: 07378790257.
High Commissions and consulates will not be able to service the walk-in applicants for the MRP services. Please click the following link to book an appointment for MRP application:
Online Appointment Management System
The new timings for queries relating to Machine Readable Passport (MRP) are now 10:00 - 13:00 hrs for convenience of general public.
However, response through email shall be carried out as per routine.
The Machine Readable Passport (MRP) services will be available by appointment only with effect from 12 October 2015. All applicants are requested to book a prior appointment for MRP services by clicking the following link:
For further information please visit Directorate General Immigration & Passports’ website: www.dgip.gov.pk