Recent Updates and Announcements
- Machine readable passport update for Thursday, June 23, 2016, 11:42am:
Due to technical issues the passport system is currently down and passport applications will not be taken on Thursday, June 23, 2016 until further notice. We regret any inconvenience this has caused. An update will be posted as soon as the MRP system is running.
- The following working hours would be observed during the holy month of Ramadan effective June 6 2016 until further notice.
Timings (Pacific Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Time):
Monday - Thursday 9am-3pm
Phone Inquiry Hours
Monday - Friday 10am-1pm
Application Submission (including MRP)
Documents Pick Up (including MRP)
National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis ( NICOP) and Pakistan Origin Card applications (POC), update for February 16 2016
NADRA has launched web based application system for processing of NICOP/POC applications in order to facilitate Pakistani expatriates.
As a consequence, this Consulate has stopped processing of manual NICOP/ POC as of September 2015. In view of the above, the Consulate would be constrained to provide any assistance with regard to NICOP/POC. The applicant may directly visit the website of NADRA: www.nadra.gov.pk
- Machine Readable passports services available, Update for December 8 2015
With effect from 7th December 2015, Machine Readable Services (MRP) are available in the Consulate. The Community members are requested to replace their manual passports with Machine readable Passports. Please visit this link for more details.
General Guidelines, December 3 2015
Due to numerous telephone inquiries, at times it becomes difficult to respond to all queries on telephone. The applicants are, therefore, advised to go through the website of the Consulate to find answers to their queries which have mostly been addressed there. In case any further clarification about the status of application is required, the applicants may preferable communicate through email which would be immediately responded to.
- Establishment of Overseas Pakistanis Commission, Punjab -Updated June 5, 2015
- Pakistan Auto Show 2016, March 4-6 2016
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