Renunciation of Pakistani Citizenship

Renunciation of Pakistani Citizenship

Fee and processing time: 

Fees

Process Type

Processing Time

$30


$30

In person at Consulate


Via Courier Mail

Subject to the completion of documents and approval from Government of Pakistan


Subject to the completion of documents and approval from Government of Pakistan

Renunciation of Pakistani Citizenship

To renounce Nationality, applicants would have to surrender all their valid/expired Pakistani passports and computerized national identification cards. Following is the fee structure and list of documents to be submitted at Pakistan Consulate Los Angeles:

 REQUIREMENTS TO SURRENDER OF PAKISTANI CITIZENSHIP:

  • Written and signed request with the reason for renunciation of citizenship.
  • Notarized copy of the American Passport/Citizenship Certificate.
  • Form X   duly typed (not hand written) and  signed by the applicant and notarized from Notary Public with three sets of the form.  For form X, click here Click Here.
  • CNIC/NICOP to be submitted in original with the application for renunciation. This Card will have to be cancelled online by the applicant once his/her renunciation certificate is received after approval of his/her application by the relevant office in Pakistan.
  • All Pakistani Passports (Valid/Expired in original along with one set of photocopies of each passport must be provided or an affidavit duly notarized regarding having no Pakistani passport or having it lost etc.
  • Five front facing latest colored passport size photographs of the applicant with white background and  must not be older than six months.
  • Copies of Nika nama/divorced papers of the female applicant, provided passport/NICOP is not modified with husband /father’s name respectively.
  • Computer Proforma  duly notarized. For computer proforma, Click Here.
  •  Particulars Proforma duly signed and notarized. .  For  Particular Proforma, please Click Here.
  • Names of three close relatives/friends with their telephone numbers and complete residential addresses in Pakistan in case there is no CNIC/NICOP.
  • The fee of $30/ must be in the shape of Money Order or Cashier Check.
  • Two separate prepaid self addressed envelopes with tracking numbers, one for mailing out the receipt with the Consulate’s letter and other one for mailing out of the renunciation certificate once received from Pakistan after showing proof  of online cancellation of CNIC/NICOP.
  • Our Office Address is: 10700 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite # 209, Los Angeles, CA 90025. No prior appointment is necessary. Applicants will be attended on first-come-first served basis Mon- Fri (except public holiday) between 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  However, if you want to save your time.

Note:

  1. Please fill out all columns in the forms, as incomplete application will not be processed, hence it’ll be returned back to the applicant.
  2. The Renunciation Certificate would be issued as per Form “X” Therefore name spellings on form “X”, NICOP, Pakistan Passport/ Foreign Passport should be identical. In case of any variation /name change, the supporting document may also be attached with the application.
  3. As per Section 14-A of Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951, the cases of minors (below 21 years of age) would not be entertained as they cannot renounce their citizenship of Pakistan before reaching the age 21 years.
  1. The renunciation certificate is issued by the Immigration Authorities in Pakistan after processing of application sent from abroad. The applicant will be apprised of the response when it is received from concerned quarters in Pakistan.
  1. After receipt of the Renunciation Certificate from Pakistan, it will be handed over /dispatched to the applicant only upon showing the proof of online cancellation of CNIC/NICOP with the payment of cancellation fee.
  1. You may contact at the following phones or through e-mails in case of any query about cancellation of CNIC/NICOP:
  1. Phones: 0092 51 9208606, 0092 51 90391917
  2. E-mails: hussain@nadra.gov.pk
  3. nadra.gov.pk (Complaint Management System)
  1. An e-mail of the applicant needs to be written on Form X, enabling authorities in Pakistan to contact the applicant directly if additional information/documents are needed.
  2. Applicants can check status of their applications by sending e-mail to immigration@dgip.gov.pk

–   Instructions for Renunciation Pakistani Citizenship

–   Form-X (Vide Rule 19-A)

–   Applicant’s Particulars

–   Computer Proforma