Directorate General of Immigration & Passports Mustafa Jamal has recently revealed that a married woman must have her husband’s name on her passport as per law. He revealed that modifications will be made in the passports, with an addition to a section to insert a former husband’s name.

While talking on Geo Pakistan, Jamal also said that there has been an issue with the machinery used in making passports, and the department has ordered new printers.

According to the DG, the backlog of passports will be cleared soon, and 75,000 passports are processed on a daily basis.


He also said that running 24 hours shifts seven days a week, we have a daily passport print capacity of 25 thousand.