The Pakistani authorities have reduced the passport delivery time across all categories. The Director General Immigration and Passports has issued an official notification in this regard announcing changes to passport delivery times. The time reduction is expected to provide relief to passport applicants who were previously facing delays in receiving their passports.
The New Passport Delivery Time
According to the notification, the delivery times for normal, urgent, and fast-track passport services have been reduced to 10 days, 4 days, and 2 days, respectively. The previous delivery times for normal, urgent, and fast-track passport services were 21 days, 7 days, and 4 days respectively.
As per reports, the decision to reduce the passport delivery times is believed to have been taken due to the increased number of passport applicants in recent times. It is also aimed at improving the efficiency of the passport delivery system and reducing the backlog of pending applications. In order to ensure a smooth and hassle-free application process, the DG Immigration and Passports has advised the people applying for passports to follow the prescribed procedures and provide all the necessary documents.