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Passports for Adults

On 1 January 2012, Denmark introduced biometric passports. For passport applicants in Pakistan this means that ordinary passports can now only be issued at the Danish Embassy in Islamabad. Therefore, from 1 January 2012 Danish Honorary Consulates will no longer accept applications for ordinary passports.

  • The waiting time for an appointment at the Embassy regardless of the nature of your inquiry is approximately 1 week.  
  • In order to apply for a new passport or to apply for a renewal of passport, you will first need to have an appointment with the Embassy. You can book an with the Embassy by e-mail at
  • If you unable to keep your appointment, please inform the Embassy as soon as possible. 
  • In the event you wish to obtain an emergency passport because your existing passport has been stolen or damaged, and you wish to travel before the issuance of your new passport, you must book an appointment with the Embassy. 
  • Collection of passports at the Embassy according to appointment takes place from Monday to Thursday between 9.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m.. Please bring your old passport, which the Embassy Staff will cancel when they issue your new passport.
  • Please be aware that school and summer holidays are the Embassy's peak periods. Therefore, if you wish to make an appointment at the Embassy during these periods, contact the Embassy well in advance.
  • All applications must be submitted in person (regardless of age) at the Embassy.
  • As part of your application, the Embassy will take a digital photograph and collect two fingerprints (index fingers) and a digital signature. These will be used for your new biometric passport.

Processing Times

All passports are issued in Denmark and take approximately 4 weeks to process. During peak periods, passports can take up to 5 or 6 weeks to process. For further information on Danish nationality, please click here.

Required Documents

In order to submit an application for a passport, please follow the guidelines listed below and check off the list as you proceed. Passport applications which do not include all of the documentation listed below will not be accepted. Please be aware that the Embassy has the right to ask for further documentation, if it deems necessary.      

1. Application Form: Please fill out and sign one complete Application Form per person. To download the form, please click here.

2. Most Recent Passport: The Application Form must be submitted together with your most recent passport.

3. Name Change: If you have changed your name after your most recent passport was issued, you must produce the original documentation as proof of identity. For more information, please click here.

4. Original Birth Certificate: Your must provide your Original Birth Certificate along with an English translation. The Original Birth Certificate must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (first time applications).

5. Original Certificate of Danish Nationality: If you are applying for a passport for the first time, or your Danish nationality has been retained after the age of 22, you are required to submit the Application Form together with the Original Certificate of Danish Nationality.

6. Original Marriage Certificate: The Application Form must be submitted together with your Original Marriage Certificate and an English translation. The Original Marriage Certificate must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (if you have not lived in Denmark after your marriage).

7. Copies of Documentation: You must provide copies of all original documents.

Embassy Service Fees

For more information regarding the Embassy service fees, please click here.

Please note that extensions/emergency passports are free of charge if the applicant applies for a new passport simultaneously.

Lost Passports

In the event you have lost your passport or your passport has been stolen, you must provide the Embassy with the following documentation:

1. Police Report: You must provide documentation in the form of a Police Report from the Police Station where the theft was reported (in the locality where the passport was stolen) along with an English translation.

2. Declaration: You must sign a Declaration at the Embassy stating the circumstances under which the passport was lost/stolen.

3. Original Birth Certificate: You must provide you Original Birth Certificate and an English translation. Both documents must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If your Civil Registration Number (CPR-nummer) does not appear on your Original Birth Certificate you must produce further ID documentation, such as a Danish Driving Licence or Danish Health Insurance Identity Card (Det særlige sundhedskort). 

4. Photo-ID: You must provide photo-ID.

5. Copies of Documentation: You must provide copies of all original documents.