U.S. Citizen Services

Welcome to U.S. Consulate Karachi

Welcome to the website for U.S. Consulate Karachi’s American Citizen Services (ACS) section. We provide information and assistance to U.S. Citizens in the provinces of Sindh and Baluchistan.

In addition to routine passport and notary services, the ACS unit visits Americans in jail, assists families and friends following the death of a U.S. citizen loved one, offers help to U.S. children and families involved in abductions, checks on the welfare and whereabouts of U.S. citizens, and assists in repatriating Americans in need. Additionally, we can help you register to vote in U.S. elections, and can provide you with information on safety and security in Pakistan.

Appointments: We require an appointment for all routine services. Please click here to make an appointment. We process appointment-based services on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Visa Related Inquires: ACS is unable to answer any visa related inquiries! Please click here to find out how to contact the Immigrant Visa section in Islamabad.For questions regarding Non-Immigrant Visas, please click here.

All Security messages for U.S. Citizens: Please refer to our section on Security and Emergency Messages.

Emergencies: ACS never requires appointments for emergencies. Please click on our website page for more information regarding emergency situations.

Passport & Report of Birth Abroad Pickup: You will receive an email when your passport or report of birth abroad is ready. Regrettably, we are unable to send passports for delivery through the mail. Please bring your expired passport and fee receipt to collect your passport / report of birth on any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday between the hours of 01:00 pm to 2:00 pm, except on U.S. and Pakistani holidays. Applicants age 16 and over must collect their own passports. For applicants under 16, either parent can collect the documents. No appointment is necessary for pickup.