Renunciation of Citizenship

Pakistani nationals wishing to renounce their Pakistani citizenship when acquiring Danish nationality are required to submit the following documents:

  • Assurance letter issued by the Danish authorities with English Translation, declaring the eligibility for the the grant of Danish citizenship.
  • Photocopy of Pakistani passport.
  • Original CNIC/NICOP with cancelation receipts.
  • Fresh five (5) colored passport size (2 in x1.5 in) pictures with white background. The pictures should not be older than 3 months.
  • The cases are processed by the Directorate General of Immigration & Passports (IMPASS). Its email address is: processing time is six months from the date of submission.
  • The Embassy of Pakistan, Copenhagen assumes no responsibility for delay in issuance of renunciation certificates nor it will be responsible for any errors or omissions in the renunciation certificate.
  • Fee for Renunciation Case is 450 DKK.  Renunciation Fee must be deposited to Danske Bank Account No. 4001-0010961874 and original receipt attached with application. Therefore the Embassy advises the applicants to pay the fee through E-banking or through the Dankort/Debit Card machine at the Embassy. All Consular Fees are Non-refundable.
  • As per the Section 14-A of Pakistan Citizenship Act, 1951 & Rule 19-A of Pakistan Citizenship Rules, 1952; a Pakistani national will not cease to be a Pakistani or become stateless until they are issued Renunciation Certificate or obtained other nationality. Moreover, all the applicants will keep in possession of their valid passports till teh issuance of Renunciation Certificate by the competent authority.

Q: How to check status of already submitted nationality cases?

For checking status of renunciation of citizenship applications, please send email to Directorate General Immigration and Passports (Email : with the following information:

  • Applicant Name with Father/Guardian name.
  • Case No.
  • Name of City/Foreign Mission; where case has been initiated.
  • Name of Country; where case has been initiated.
  • CNIC/NICOP Number
  • Passport No

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