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CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT

Overview

From 1 February 2015, Citizenship by descent applications for Afghan nationals who reside in Pakistan and Afghanistan will be processed at the Australian Consulate-General in Dubai. Applications can be lodged online by creating an Immi Account.

For detailed information on Citizenship, including eligibility, document requirements and how to lodge an online application please refer to the Australian Citizenship website

Citizenship by Descent Applications – Pakistan Nationals

Citizenship by descent applications for Pakistan nationals are processed at the Australian High Commission in Islamabad.

For detailed information on Citizenship, including eligibility, document requirements and how to lodge a paper or an online application please refer to the Australian Citizenship website

Visa Fees

VISA CATEGORY 1st applicant
Charge
(AUD)
1st applicant
Charge
(pkr)
 Other siblings applying at the same time
(AUD)
Other siblings applying at the same time
(pkr)
Citizenship by descent 230 21,400 95 8900
 Citizenship - Adoption 230 21,400 95 8900

*Fees updated effective from 1 July 2018.

Please refer Visa Pricing Table for more information.

How to pay

The Citizenship fee payment can only be paid by Bank Draft payable to the ‘Australian High Commission Islamabad’ in Pakistan Rupees, cashable at any bank in Islamabad.

Service Fees

Service Delivery Partner will charge clients a service fee for visa application lodgement and biometric collection. This is in addition to visa application charges. The service fees will be as follows and will be payable in cash at application center:

Service fee is paid in cash

Applicant Fee
Citizenship by Descent (No Biometric Required) PKR 4,222
Additional document submission – if not accompanied by a letter from the Visa Office PKR 4,222

Please click on Additional Services for more information

Photo Specifications

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Four passport-sized photograph (please attach to the form). NB - ID photos that have been digitally enhanced or altered to improve or change appearance or remove distinguishing features are not acceptable. As the photos are required for identity purposes, if they do not represent your true appearance, your visa application may be delayed if you need to be asked to provide new photos. The photos should also meet normal passport size and pose (front on head and shoulders, no facial coverings or sunglasses).

Processing Time

For the current average processing time of visa application kindly click here.

Download Forms

Form 118

Authorized Recipient

Form 956