The government of Pakistan has announced substantial fee increases for the fast-track category of passports, effective May 8. In a recent notification, it was disclosed that the fee for a 36-page Machine Readable (MR) passport, valid for five years, will now be Rs. 12,500.

Additionally, the fee for a 72-page passport valid for five years has been adjusted to Rs. 18,500, and for a 100-page passport, it will cost Rs. 23,000. The fees for 36, 72, and 100-page MR passports with a validity period of 10 years have also been revised accordingly.

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Officials clarified that while fees for ordinary and urgent passports had been increased earlier, fees for fast-track services had remained unchanged until now.


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