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MRP - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Yes, Machine Readable Passport system uses the data from NADRA's system and application can only processed if applicant has a valid original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Smart ID Card. Only exception is the children having Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan. Their applications can be processed without CNIC or NICOP if they have original CRC/Form B.

Yes, either one of the parents should accompany their child for processing the machine readable passport application with identity documents of both the parents.

Yes, both mother and father's Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Smart ID Card are required in case of children's passport application.

Yes, child's (upto the age of 18 years)Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application can be processed on the basis of Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan even if they don't have National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP).

No. Machine Readable Passport system uses the data from NADRA's system and application can only be processed if applicant has a valid original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Smart ID Card. You need to get a one of these NADRA cards before applying for Machine Readable Passport (MRP).

No. Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) with photo is required for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application processing.

Yes. Government of Pakistan has dual nationality agreement with certain countries. Applicants having any other nationality along with Pakistani nationality need to declare it for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application.

No. Children who already possess a valid National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) can apply for Machine Readable Passport without Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan.

For any of above-mentioned changes you will first need to update your Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Smart ID Card. MRP uses the data from NADRA's system and modification will only be possible when your details are updated in NADRA's system.

Yes. Applicants who possess a valid foreign exchange remittance card can apply for Machine Readable Passport free of charge. Their application will be processed in normal processing time.

Yes, Machine Readable Passport system uses the data from NADRA's system and application can only processed if applicant has a valid original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP). Only exception is the children having Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan. Their applications can be processed without CNIC or NICOP if they have original CRC/Form B.

Yes, either one of the parents should accompany their child for processing the machine readable passport application with identity documents of both the parents.

Yes, both mother and father's Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) are required in case of children's passport application.

Yes, child's Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application can be processed on the basis of Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan even if they don't have National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP).

No. Machine Readable Passport system uses the data from NADRA's system and application can only be processed if applicant has a valid original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP). You need to get a one of these NADRA cards before applying for Machine Readable Passport (MRP).

No. Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) with photo is required for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application processing.

Yes. Government of Pakistan has dual nationality agreement with certain countries. Applicants having any other nationality along with Pakistani nationality need to declare it for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) application.

No. Children who already posses a valid National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) can apply for Machine Readable Passport without Computerized Child Registration Certificate (CRC/Form B) issued by NADRA from Pakistan.

For any of above-mentioned changes you will first need to update your Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP). MRP uses the data from NADRA's system and modification will only be possible when your details are updated in NADRA's system.

Yes. Applicants who possess a valid foreign exchange remittance card can apply for Machine Readable Passport free of charge. Their application will be processed in normal processing time.