Friday, May 24, 2024

Pakistani Passport Fees Increased by 50%

Following the advent of the new government, passport fees have surged by a staggering 50%, significantly impacting citizens' expenses for obtaining travel documents.

Under the revised fee structure, acquiring a standard 36-page passport for a 5-year validity period will now cost citizens Rs 4,500, marking a sharp rise from the previous fee of Rs 3,000. Similarly, the urgency fee for the same category has surged from Rs 5,000 to Rs 7,500.

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For individuals opting for a 10-year validity period, the normal fee for a 36-page passport has surged to Rs 6,700 from Rs 4,500, while the urgency fee has ballooned to Rs 11,200 from Rs 7,500.

Citizens seeking a 72-page passport for a 5-year validity period will now have to pay Rs 8,200 for normal processing and Rs 13,500 for urgent processing. Meanwhile, the fee for a 100-page passport valid for 10 years will be Rs 12,400 for regular processing and a staggering Rs 20,200 for urgent processing.

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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob is a senior anchor, and an investigative journalist with an impressive 37 years of experience. Zubair's journalistic journey has been marked by a relentless pursuit of truth and a commitment to delivering impactful stories.Zubair's expertise extends beyond borders, reaching as far as Malaysia, where he has left an indelible mark on the international journalism landscape. His global perspective and keen analytical skills have allowed him to navigate diverse cultural landscapes, bringing a unique and enriching perspective to his reporting.Whether he's in the studio or on the field, Zubair continues to be a driving force in the world of journalism, bridging gaps, fostering understanding, and unraveling the stories that matter most. As the Headline PK Author, Zubair remains at the forefront of news, guiding audiences through the complexities of our ever-evolving world.

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