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Important Passport Information

Payment Methods & Details

Form of payment

Payment is now only through Pay.gov at https://www.pay.gov/public/form/start/1274042472/

NOTE: No other forms of payment will be accepted.  You must bring your proof of payment to the appointment at the Embassy or Consulate.

Click here for complete schedule of fees for the Consular Services.

Appointments & Locations

For DS-11 passport applications, please schedule an in-person appointment. Walk-in passport services are not available. Those applying for a passport renewal on Form DS-82 should not schedule an appointment and should instead follow the instructions on “How to mail-in your adult passport renewal from anywhere in Pakistan.”

U.S. Embassy Islamabad
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Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna-5
Islamabad, Pakistan

U.S. Consulate General Karachi
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Plot 3, 4, 5, New TPX Area
Mai Kolachi, Karachi, Pakistan

U.S. Consulate General Lahore
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50, Shahrah-e-Abdul Hameed Bin Badees,
(Old Empress Road) near Shimal Hill, Lahore, Pakistan


When Booking Your Appointment:  

  • You must book a separate appointment slot for each applicant in a family or group.
  • Please do not book more than one appointment slot for each applicant.
  • Provide a valid email address and contact phone number for each applicant.
  • Print a copy of your appointment confirmation to bring with you to your appointment.
  • Applicants must follow all safety precautions, including wearing a mask, social-distancing, and presenting themselves on-time to their scheduled appointment.

Security Information

What to Bring

Everyone entering the Embassy/Consulate must bring a valid, government-issued I.D.

Prohibited Items

The following items are not allowed in the Embassy during your interview:

  • Mobile phones
  • Electronic personal digital assistants
  • Cameras
  • Audio or video recording devices
  • Laptop computers
  • Smart watches
  • Bluetooth
  • Portable music players
  • Travel bags
  • Back packs
  • Briefcases
  • Suitcases
  • Cosmetics (including but not limited to spray perfume, cologne and talcum or baby powder)
  • Bottles of any kind
  • Food items
  • Any sealed envelopes or packages.

Other items may be prohibited based on security staff discretion. There is no storage available for prohibited items. If you bring prohibited items with you, you will have to dispose of them before entry.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

  • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
  • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
  • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
  • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
  • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.

If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.

  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.