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Download NICOP FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS



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Download Form-S (Registration Form for a Child Born to a Citizen of Pakistan)





Requirements for Visas

  • Two photograph Passport size (45mm high x 35mm wide) should be attached with the visa form.

  • Passport, Residence Permit, cPR in original and one photocopy each.

  • Passport must be valid for the duration of visa applied (for long term visits) or at least six months (for short visits) on date of application.

  • Normal processing time for visa is one (l) week. However, visa processing time for exceptional cases which needs to be referred to pakistan is 4 - 6 weeks.

  • Relevant visa fee (in local currency).

  • Applicant could be asked to appear for interview, if required.

  • Foreign nationals can only apply for pakistan visa from their country place of legal permanent residence. THIRD COLINTRY visa of origin OR from the request shall not be entertained.

  • while filling in the visa application form, no column should be with vague entries shall not be acceptable.

  • Documentary Evidence such as Invitation Letters, Wedding Invitation Cards or hospital/death certificates need to be attached with the application form to justis the objective of the visit, even though the applicant may have visited Pakistan in the past.

  • Passports can be collected from 1300 to 1500 hours on the delivery date.

  • Family Visa:

  • For Family visit visa, proof of family relation in Pakistan required. (Applicant,s family includes spouse, son, daughter, father, and mother).

  • Pakistan Origin Bahraini national must provide copy of previous Pakistani passport andlor copy of Pakistani National Identity card.

  • Bahraini or other nationals married with Pakistani must provide copy of their marriage certificate.

  • In case of children copies of birth certificates, parent's passports & CPRs are required.

  • Children (under 18 years of age) proceeding to Pakistan with one of the parents, please attach an NOC from the other parent to allow their child/children to proceed to pakistan.

  • Business Visa:

  • Invitation letter from the Company in Pakistan duly attested by Chamber of Commerce

  • Sponsor letter from the individual's company in Bahrain giving details of the applicants, his/her designation and the purpose of the visit dully a6ested by Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI).

  • Attach bank statement for business visit.

  • Minimum processing time is three days.

  • CopY of letter of credit/correspondence with the registered companylfirmin pakistan.

  • In case of participation in or visiting a tradelbusiness exhibition/fair in Pakistan, details of the nature of participation and a copy of the invitation from the exhibition I fair authorities or Federation / Chambers concerned be provided.

  • Visit Visa

  • Documentary Evidence such as Invitation Letters, Wedding Invitation Cards or hospital/death certificates need to be attached to the application form to justiSz the objective of the visit, even though the applicant may have visited Pakistan in the past.

  • Bank Statement.

  • Hotel booking and return ticket.

  • Conference Visa:

  • Letter of invitation from the organizers of the event in Pakistan clearly mentioning the event, date venue and purpose.

  • Letter of introduction from the organization in which the applicant is working.

  • Student VISA

  • Letter of Admission of the educational institution concerned in Pakistan.

  • Sponsorship Letter or evidence of adequate financial standing to support the academic/living expenses in Pakistan during the course of study (bank statement).

  • Journalist Visa

  • Copy of Card/membership of respective Press Club.

  • Letter from Editor in Chief of sponsor media house.

  • Letter of invitation from host/organizers in Pakistan along with itinerary.

  • In case of paper to be presented extract of paper/presentation may be attached.

  • In case of a high official's interview, questions to be asked, may be attached.

  • House maid Visa

  • CoPY of employment contract.

  • Copies of employer's passport, NICOP and CPR.

  • Copies of family members Passport, NICOP and CPR (in case the maid is accompanying with the family of employer).

  • An undertaking by the employer.

  • All fees are non-refunduhle,
    Note: The Embassy resewes the right to refuse visa wilhout assigning any reason.

    For suggestions/complaints:

    Tel: 0097 3-17 2441 13 Ext 108.
    parepbahrain@mofa.eov.pk, parepbah@batelco.com.bh




    Passport
    Embassy of Pakistan process only Machine Readable passports (MRP). The applicants must have to appear in the Embassy in person. The applicants need not to fill any form or to bring any picture.

    Requirements:

    For above L8 years:
    l. Current passport alongwith its photocopy.
    2. Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith its photocopy.
    3. CPR alongwith its photocopy.
    4. Copy of Resident Permit.


    For below L8 vears:
    l. Current passport alongwith its photocopy.
    2. Original National Identity Card (NlcoP/Registration form-B)alongwith its photocopy.
    3. CPR alongwith its photocopy.
    4. Copy of Resident Permit.
    5. Copies of parent's Passports, CNICNICOP and CPR For New born babies.


    For New born babies:
    1. Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith its photocopy.
    2. Original birth certificate alongwith its photocopy.
    3. Copies of parent's Passports, CNICNICOP and CPR.


    Duplicate passport in lieu of lost passport:
    1. Copy of lost passport
    2. CID & Immigration reports in original.
    3. Original National Identity Card (CNIC or NICOP) alongwith photocopy.
    4. Documentary evidence showing proof of Pakistan nationality, i.e., citizenship certificate, Domicile certificate issued by the Government of Pakistan.
    Note: In addition to the above requirements, New/Duplicate passports will be issued to Pakistan nationals only after Police Verification from Pakistan.


    Endorsements / Amendments in passport and extension of limited validitv of passport
    No endorsement/extension in MRP System is allowed. For any change the applicant must have to apply for fresh passport.


    Steps for processing of passport:
    1. Fee deposit
    2. Picture
    3. Bio-metrics I data entry
    4. Interview with System Incharge (MRP)





    Attestation of documents

    Guidelines / Requirements for attestation of documents

    Attestation of Power of Attornev / Authorifv letter / Divorce paper:


    1. Requisite text should be printed on plain paper / Stamp paper alongwith its photocopies.
    2. In case of Bahraini National, it should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Bahrain.
    3. Photocopies of MCOP / CNIC, Passport & CPR of the applicant.
    4. A copy of ownership papers of property (In case of POA for property).
    5. Presence of two witnesses.
    6. Photocopies of NICOP / CMC, Passport & CPR of the witnesses.
    7. Applicant and witnesses should have to sign and affix thumb impression in the presence of the Embassy's authorized officials.


    Educational Documents
    1. Original academic documents need to be attested first by HEC or IBCC, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, or from its respective Camp Offices in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta. 2. Copy of educational documents for the record of Embassy.
    3. Copies of CNIC / NICOP / Passport and CPR.


    AII other Pakistani documents
    1. All other Pakistani documents should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices in Karachi / Quetta / Lahore / Peshawar.


    All other Bahraini documents
    1. A11 other Bahraini documents should be attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain.


    Issuance of four name letter
    1. Written application addressed to the Consular Officer, Embassy of Pakistan, Bahrain.
    2. Copies of CNIC/]rIICOP, Passport, CPR.
    3. In case of married female, copy of Nikahnana I Marriage Certificate required.


    Note: Doubtful documents would be refer to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or its camp offices Lahore / Karachi / Quetta Peshawar for its verification (Applicant would be informed accordingly).


    For suggestions/complaints:
    Tel : 00973 -17 244113 Ext ll L.