You intend to apply for a new passport
Please read carefully before applying:
Passport application by appointment only!
According to German law you are required to personally come to the Embassy Islamabad/ Consulate General Karachi for any step of the application process.
At the Embassy Islamabad, you need to make your appointments online.
Please click this link: passport appointments Islamabad
At the Consulate General Karachi, please call (0092 21) - 3587 3782 or (0092 21) - 3582 1596.
Steps of Passport Procedure under German Law
(according to your situation)
Standard Processing Time;Fees (PKR in cash only)
Submitting your Passport Application and
If you apply for a German passport for the first time, your Pakistani certificates and other documents will need to be verified.
(see passport fee chart below)
at least 4 months30,000 PKR
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:
- for the first time
(children: for the first German child only)
- if your name has changed (e. g. after marriage or divorce)(In this case your Pakistani marriage or divorce certificate will need to be verified before the name declaration, see above: “Document verficiation”, at least 4 months, 30,000 PKR.)
at least 2 months
around 6,000 PKR
From age 6 on you need to give your fingerprints.
printing of passport needs 4-5 weeks from day of biometrics
Passport Collection:You need to collect your passport in person.
included in the passport fee
Please submit the following documents:
Passport application form for adults [pdf, 132.59k]
3 passport photos
according to biometrical requirements
your present passport
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
proof of your German nationality
e.g. certificate of naturalisation (of the parents, if no own certificate of naturalisation is available), citizenship card (Staatsangehörigkeitsausweis)
if issued in Urdu, please provide a translation into English or German.