Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Pakistan Embassy, Ankara as well as the Consulate General, Istanbul, issue only the Machine Readable Passports. Issuance of manual passports has been discontinued.
You need to have a valid CNIC or NICOP before applying for MRP.
The fee is deposited directly at the Ziraat Bank Branch. We do not accept cash, credit or debit card payments.
You can apply for renewal of Passport when there are less than seven months remaining in its expiry. In case of exceptional circumstances, you may approach the Embassy/Consulate General with a request for processing of MRP with more than 7 months validity remaining. Decision will be taken on basis of merits of the case.
Your passport must be valid for more than six months at the time you apply for Visa. If your passport has less than 6 months validity remaining, you are advised to renew your passport and then apply for Pakistan’s Visa.
The normal visa processing time is three business days, however this may vary from case to case basis after examining the application and attached documents. Please note that Visa on Indian passport will only be issued after clearance from Ministry of Interior, Pakistan.
Duration of stay is determined on case to case basis after examining the application and attached documents.
To be able to apply for child’s NICOP (online) and subsequently his/her passport from the Embassy/Consulate General.
Children born to Pakistani national parents can be registered with the Embassy within six months from the date of birth.
If one of the parents is Pakistani national, he or she can apply for child registration.
No the CRC is issued by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and this is a permanent document and Child Registration is a temporary document to provide services of immediate nature.
No you do not need to apply for his registration.
The Father or mother of the child can sign Muslim declaration on behalf of child.
Since the Police Clearance Certificate is issued after clearance from Pakistan, it may take up to 16-20 weeks.
If you have not provided the correct/complete living address of Pakistan then your Police check may return un-verified or take longer than usual.
The Pakistani students, who are required to obtain equivalence for their degrees issued by their respective Pakistani universities, submit the request for equivalence to Turkish Council of Higher Education (YoK). YoK forwards the request to Turkish Embassy in Islamabad for obtaining the requisite equivalency from their respective universities in Pakistan. The entire process may take up to some weeks to be completed.