Government employees have three months to renew passports with correct information

Their passports will be cancelled and legal action initiated otherwise
Mar 27, 2019
Photo: AFP
Photo: AFP
[caption id="attachment_1721342" align="alignnone" width="700"] Photo: AFP[/caption] Government officers, who concealed their official occupation on their passports, have been directed to get new passports made with correct information within three months. The Directorate General Immigration and Passport has directed all government officers and employees to get new passports in light of the federal cabinet’s recent decision. Related: Government begins online renewal of passports All such government employees are advised to approach passport offices, along with an NOC and recommendations of their respective departments to get their passport data rectified and a fresh passport issued, modifying their profession as government service, a press statement issued by the information department reads. The government employees, who obtained passport before joining the government service, are advised to correct their data by applying for a fresh passport and producing an NOC from their parent departments. If the government employees fail to get their new passports within three months, their passports will be cancelled and legal action will be initiated against them under Section of Passport Act 1974 by the departments concerned through the FIA. Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.


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