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Passport Types

The Passport Act, 1974 and Passport & Visa Manual 2006 regulate the issuance of passports.

Passport Types

The Passport Act, 1974 and Passport & Visa Manual 2006 regulate the issuance of passports. There are four types of passports being issued:

  1. Ordinary Passport
  2. Official Passport
  3. Diplomatic Passport
  4. Emergency Travel Document
  1. Ordinary Passport

  2. Ordinary Passport is issued to all Citizens of Pakistan for travel abroad, subject to completion of all codal formalities.


  3. Official Passport

  4. Official Passport is issued to, in pursuance of Para-9 of Part-I of Passport & Visa Manual, 2006. Read More

  5. Diplomatic Passport

  6. The Diplomatic Passport is issued to dignitaries of the State and Diplomats in pursuance of Para-45 of Part-I of Passport & Visa Manual, 2006. Read More

  7. Emergency Travel Document

  8. Emergency Travel Document (ETD) is issued to Pakistanis abroad in case of emergency, in order to travel back to Pakistan one time. For more information see SOP of Emergency Travel Document (ETD).

Last modified: 15 November 2021 9:55 am.


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