For the convenience of the passport applications, Directorate General Immigration and Passport has launched two services for knowing the status of passport. An individual who applied for Pakistani passport and wants to know about the status of passport processing and application can now use two methods – online and SMS service – to check the status of his passport. Below are the methods for each type of process checking.
Check Status of Pakistani Passport via SMS
The first simple process to track the status of your passport is SMS. From the write message of your mobile phone, type 11 digits Token Number and send the SMS on 9988 for desired information. The 11 digits Token ID will be printed on the Token Receipt given to you.
Once forward, you will get following messages against your SMS.
“You have entered an invalid Token ID; please enter Token Id with 11 digits only.”
“Please visit passport office or call Helpline 0800-34477 for further information.”
“Passport with Token Id (11 digits) is in Process. Please visit passport office or call Helpline 0800-34477 for further information.”
“Passport with Token Id (11 digits) is shipped in Box Id (11 digits) on Date (shipment date). Please contact passport office for collection.”
Check Status of Pakistani Passport Online
Applicants can also check the online status of their Machine Readable Passport that is processed within last 03 months. For this purpose, they are first required to create an account with online passport tracking service of Directorate General Immigration and Passports.
- Login Name
- Re-Enter Password
- Full Name as per passport
- Father/Husband Name
- Contact No
- CNIC/NICOP without dashes
After creating the account you can log in to the online passport tracking service of DGIP to check your passport status. For this, you are required to provide the username and password. This online passport status tracking service is free of cost. The applicants can send their queries regarding the status of their passport at [email protected] by providing the information they are seeking and along with complete name, contact number, CNIC, contact address and 11 digits token number.