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):

      Office Hours
       

      Monday - Thursday 9am-3pm
      Friday 9am-1pm


      Phone Inquiry Hours 
      Monday - Friday 10am-1pm

      Consular Services 
      Application Submission (including MRP)
      Monday-Friday 10am-1pm


      Documents Pick Up (including MRP) 
      Monday-Thursday 2pm-3pm 

    • 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
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    • Business Liaison Program

    • “Prime Minister's Small Business Loan Scheme

    • 11th Build Asia & Furniture Asia 2015, 15-17 Dec.2015

    • Pakistan Auto Show 2016, March 4-6 2016
    • TeXpo: Pakistan First Intl. Textile Exhibition April 7-10,2016

    • 10th Plastic, Packaging, Paper & Print Asia, 10-12 May 2016

    • 10th Food Technology Asia 2016,13-15 May 2016

    • Follow the Commercial Section on twitter @CommercePakCan

 

NICOP/POC

  • 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
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