All Important Information about Pakistani Passport || Pakistani Passports Types in Urdu and Hindi
The Pakistani passport is issued to citizens of Pakistan for the purpose of international travel. The Directorate General of Immigration & Passports of the Ministry of Interior is responsible for issuing passports. Pakistan's machine-readable and bio metric passports are currently being issued from regional passport offices and Pakistani embassies. Pakistani passport holders are eligible to visit 32 countries without a visa, or with visa on arrival.
In 2004, Pakistan became one of the first countries in the world to issue the bio metric passports, which are, according to the publisher, compliant with ICAO standards and dubbed Multi-biometric e-Passports. As of 2012, Pakistan has adopted the Multi-biometric e-Passport that is now compliant with ICAO standards. According to the Interior Minister, the biometric passports will be introduced in 2017. The passports are printed in a centralized passport personalization facility established within the premises of Directorate General of Immigration and Passports Headquarters in the Federal capital of Islamabad. Since January 2014, passports are being issued with 5 and 10 years validity.
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