Special Olympics World Games
Consul General of Pakistan congratulated the young athletes of Pakistan Special Olympics team who won a number of medals, including gold in the Los Angeles World Games.
Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent in Northern America (APPNA)
Consul General Hamid Asghar Khan attended meeting of Southern California chapter of Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent in Northern America (APPNA) on July 25, 2015. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Dr. Mobasher E. Rana, President of APPNA also graced the occasion. It was an august gathering of heads of major Pakistani-American Organizations as well as the dynamic physician community of Southern California.
Guidelines for Issuance of Visas to Employees of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Wishing to Operate in Pakistan. See Requirements
Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC and Pakistan’s Consulates General in Houston and Chicago have started processing Machine Readable Passports (MRPs). All Pakistan missions in the United States will now be issuing MRPs.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Mrs. Garcetti hosted the Consul General at their historic residence in downtown Los Angeles. This is the official picture shared by Mayor’s Office.
Welcome to the Consulate General of Pakistan
We welcome all of you to the Consulate General of Pakistan’s website. From here, you can access all the relevant information you are looking for. Still can’t find the information? Contact us by clicking on the tab “Special Service for Pakistanis” on home page.
Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley
The Consul General and Head of Chancery had the privilege to offer Juma Prayer with the Pakistani-American Muslim community at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGB). The worthy President and board members were gracious enough to give the Consulate Officials a detailed visit of the impressive, well-designed, excellently-maintained state-of-the-art Islamic Center. On the occasion, CG was privileged to make a brief address to the congregation. He also presented a leather-bound volume of the Holy Quran to the Moroccan prayer leader of the Center.
South African Freedom Day
Consul General of Pakistan with the South African Ambassador Mr. Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu on South African Freedom Day in Los Angeles.
Former US Ambassador
Ambassador Cameron Munter (former US Ambassador to Pakistan) visited the Consulate today. As it happened to be his birthday, the Consul General presented him a beautiful book on Pakistan as a birthday present.
Asian Film Festival
Visit of organizers of Asian Film Festival, Los Angeles to the Consulate to discuss participation of Pakistani movies in the Festival.
Pakistani American Day
For the first time in California history, State Senate has formally adopted a State Resolution by Senator Tony Mendoza declaring March 23, 2015 as “Pakistani American Day” to recognize the contributions of the state’s Pakistani American community. A special ceremony was held in the California Senate Chambers on March 26 at 9 a.m. featuring the Consul General of Pakistan Hamid Asghar Khan and Consul Qamar Abbas Khokhar. “I am honored to be a part of this historic day and to recognize the many contributions of the Pakistani American community to the diverse fabric of California and the special bond our state shares with the Republic of Pakistan,” said Senator Tony Mendoza. The Governor of California, in a meeting with the Consul General, congratulated the Pakistani American community on this historic occasion.
Special Olympics Festivals
Ms. Elga Sharpe, Vice President of International Relations and Chief of Protocol for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 called on the Consul General of Pakistan in Los Angeles, Mr. Hamid Asghar Khan today in his office to discuss participation of Pakistan in the Special Olympics. The Consulate General of Pakistan will be participating in the Special Olympics Festivals and will also be displaying a Pakistan Stall at the venue of the Olympics which will be witnessed by more than 5,00,000 people. This would provided the Consulate with an excellent opportunity to exhibit and promote rich and diverse Pakistani culture.
FLYING THE FLAG IN PHOENIX
Pakistan Information and Cultural Organization, organised a Kite-Flying Festival/Basant Mela at Fountain Hills, on 7 March 2015, which was thronged by more than three thousand people belonging to various communities including the Pakistani Americans (who constituted around 30% of the total crowd). View Details
Change Management continues as per the vision of the Consul General to improve consular services at the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles. A Suggestion Box has been installed in the Consular Hall of the Consulate. Please help us improve the consular services by providing your valuable feedback.
News Alert !
Those applicant who are applying for NICOP/POC through mail are requested to kindly send their original documents along with a prepaid express mail return envelope so that the original documents could be returned same day when the applications are received in the consulate.
NADRA required the consulate to see the original documents and put the stamp of “ORIGNAL DOCUMENTS SEEN” on all the photocopies of relevant documents.
Inauguration of the New Multi-purpose Community Hall
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On 21 February 2015, a reception was held in the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles to inaugurate the new Multi-purpose Community Hall as well as the expanded space of the Consulate (with an additional space of 2000 square feet). Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee of the US Congress, was the Chief Guest at the inaugural event. Around 150 guests attended the reception including members of diverse and vibrant Pakistani diaspora on the West Coast, important members of the government of California and representatives of Consular Corps based in Los Angeles. The event was co-hosted by the Council of Pakistani American Affairs, a reputed organization of the Pakistani-American community. View Details
Please collect your undelivered NICOP/POC
NICOP/POC are delivered by National Database and Registration Authority directly to the applicants. However, due to the change of address or some other issues, some cards remain undelivered and are returned to the Consulate General of Pakistan in Los Angeles. If you have not received your NICOP/POC which had been dispatched to you, kindly click on the Undelivered NICOP/POC LIST” If your name is in the list, kindly send a certified self-addressed envelope with tracking number and photocopy of your application receipt/Pakistan Passport Copy/US passport /Previous NICOP/POC Copy. The Consulate will promptly mail your card to you.
Machine Readable Passports with Ten Years Validity Period
The Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles has started issuing machine readable passports with TEN YEARS validity period, effective from 2nd January of this year. Now applicants can apply for these passports as per the following procedure. On payment of normal fee of $83, the passports with the ten year validity period shall be delivered in six to seven weeks. On payment of the urgent fee of $216 the passport will be delivered in two to three week. Ten year validity period Passports are not issued to the children who are under the age of fifteen years. View Details
The Consulate has Shifted to the its New Location
The Consulate has shifted to the its new location at 10700 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Suite 211, Los Angeles, California 90025.
M.R.P. (Machine Readable Passport) Facility is Fully Operational
M.R.P. (Machine Readable Passport) facility is fully operational at the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles. Henceforth, ONLY cases of M.R.P. will be processed at this Consulate.
Due to incorrect or change of address some NICOP cards (National Identity Cards for Overseas Pakistanis) remained undelivered to the applicants/recipients. A list of those cards is attached herewith for general information. The Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles may please be contacted at: email@example.com for collection of the cards. View Document