Govt decreases passport fee
The federal government on Wednesday decreased the fee of passport after Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed announced the decision a day before.
According to a notification issued by the Director General Immigration, the fee of the 10-year passport is set at Rs4500 for the normal procedure and Rs7500 for an urgent procedure.
Earlier, according to the online portal of the Directorate General of Immigration and Passports, Rs 5400 were charged for the routine process of a 10-year passport while Rs9000 were charged for an urgent process.
Moreover, the charges for the five-year passport have remained unchanged as per the notification. The authorities would charge Rs3000 for the routine process of a five-year passport while Rs 5000 would be charged for an urgent process.