MRP (Machine Readable Passport) operations at Pakistan High Canberra will be temporarily interrupted during03 August to 16 August 2015 on account of technical and administrative reasons. Therefore, all applicants are advised to plan their visit to Pakistan High Commission before 03 August 2015 or after 16 August 2015 (for the issuance of MRP passports only).
However, MRP operations during this period will remain operational at Consulate General of Pakistan Sydney. During this period Applicants could get their applications processed by our consulate General in Sydney. It is clarified that all other consular services will remain functional on all working days throughout this time frame in the High Commission for Pakistan.
As per the deadline given by ICAO, issuance of manual passports from Pakistan Mission abroad is being discontinued by November 2015. Therefore, all manual passport holders may be advised to obtain Machine Readable Passport (MRP) in lieu of manual passports from Pakistan Mission abroad as well as Regional Passport Offices concerned in Pakistan.