You intend to apply for a new passport or ID card
Please read carefully before applying:
In Pakistan, the Consulate General in Karachi accepts passport applications for the inhabitants of the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. The Embassy in Islamabad is in charge for all other provinces and areas in Pakistan. As a matter of principle, passports need to be applied for in person and in writing. (According to German law you are required to personally come to the Embassy Islamabad/ Consulate General Karachi for each step of the application process)
Application by appointment only!
At the Embassy of Islamabad, you need to make Online appointment
At the Consulate General Karachi, please call (0092 21) - 3587 3782 or (0092 21) - 3582 1596.
Steps of Passport/ ID card procedure under German Law
(according to your situation)
Standard Processing Time;Fees (PKR in cash only)
Submitting your Application and Document verification:
If you apply for a German passport/ ID card for the first time, your Pakistani certificates and other documents will need to be verified.
at least 4 months
50,000 PKR (with Afghan certificates: 90,000 PKR)
passport fee (Chart)
Your name under German law:
You need to make a name declaration that will be confirmed by a German union council (“Standesamt”) if you apply for a German passport/ ID card:
at least 2 months
approximately 10,000 - 15000 PKR
From age 6 on you need to give your Fingerprints.
printing of passport needs 4-5 weeks from day of biometrics
Passport/ ID card collection:
Please submit the following documents:
3 passport photos
according to biometrical requirements
your present passport/ ID card
proof of your legal stay in Pakistan
- Residence permit or
Notice of departure (Abmeldebescheinigung)
issued by the German registry office at your former / last place of residence.
If you are still registered in Germany, kindly provide your current registration certificate (Meldebescheinigung). In this case, a request will be forwarded to the responsible German passport authority for its authorization and a non-jurisdiction fee amounting up to 60 € (in PKR in cash) will be charged.
Proof of your German nationality
if issued in Urdu or Dari, please provide a translation into English or German.
Kindly provide two sets of photocopies of all documents.
Please bring all the Original documents. Here “original(s)” means, the actual originals or copies, certified by German authorities. (only Certified copies from German Authorities will be accepted, in case of any missing Original)
All copies of your application have to be:
- in Din A4 size
- not (!) stapled