One-window passport counters to be opened at Nadra in 30 districts

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A person holds a Pakistani passport. — AFP/File
An individual holds a Pakistani passport. — AFP/File

RAWALPINDI: The Directorate Basic of Immigration and Passport Sunday determined to ascertain one window passport counters in Nationwide Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) places of work throughout 30 densely-populated districts.

The initiative, introduced by Director Basic Yawar Hussain throughout a presser in Rawalpindi, is aimed toward facilitating residents and streamlining the passport software course of.

The one-window passport counters at Nadra will probably be operated by the Passport and Immigration Division

“Nadra will cost Rs1,000 per passport along with authorities charges,” the DG mentioned informing in regards to the fee-related particulars for the brand new passport counters.

Hussain refuted the veracity of stories about all Nadra places of work issuing passports from June 10.

The DG additionally mentioned that passport places of work can even be established within the Tehsils when the financial situations of the nation enhance.

By establishing passport places of work in these districts, the federal government will be sure that residents can simply entry passport-related providers with out having to journey lengthy distances.

In November final yr, the DGIP launched a web-based passport-fee app enabling tens of millions of residents to pay their charges with out having to face in financial institution queues.

The service, launched below the ‘Passport Charge Asaan’ initiative, was one of many a number of different amenities to be launched by the federal government within the upcoming months.

The net cost facility was beforehand out there for Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Lahore, and was later scheduled to be launched in Karachi.

Nonetheless, the ministry activated the power throughout Pakistan previous to its proposed launch within the monetary capital.

Concerning the web process, residents have been to obtain notifications by way of e-mail and a textual content message after profitable cost of the charge, which they need to present as proof on the passport workplace.