Airport Access Control System

The vehicles, which are required to operate into the restricted area for the operations of aircrafts/airport, issued with the Vehicle Stickers. Entry of such authorized vehicles are allowed through designated points under proper security controls

Access Control into Restricted Area

Entry of persons and vehicles into restricted area is regulated in accordance with the Policy of Federal Government/Aviation Division, adhering to the Key Principle, “Need to Enter”. An identification system is evolving by ASF to regulate the entry procedures and prevent the un-authorized entry.

Access Control of Persons


Passengers allowed entering into Domestic or International Departure Briefing Area on producing valid ticket along with NIC or Passport as the case may be. For more details and guidance, see SECURITY INSTRUCTIONS and TRAVELLING CHECK LIST.


Entry of functionaries of the airports and the employees of the other organizations is regulated by issuing Airport Entry Passes strictly on “Need To Enter Basis”, For more details see RESPOSNSIBILITY OF AIRPORT ENTRY PASS HOLDER and SECURITY INSTRUCTIONS. Duty Flight Crew Members of the Airlines while operating any particular flight allowed entry on producing Identity Card issued by concerned authorities.


No visitor is allowed entry into restricted area of the airport except, in exceptional cases such as to see off / receive the passengers on wheel chairs or stretchers and unaccompanied child etc.  Such permission is granted by the respective Chief Security Officer/ Officer Commanding (ASF) during office hours and well before the scheduled arrival or departure of the flight.

Please Note: - Request for such permission can be regretted if security situation so warrants.

Validity of Pass (AEP)

  • Airport Entry Pass is valid only for the person to whom it is issued and is not transferable except Roving Passes which are for specified departments and not transferable to other departments.
  • Airport Entry Pass is valid for the specified area of airport while on duty, and subject to body/baggage search, except dignitaries exempted from body search.
  • Access to tunnel mouth and adjacent corridor at Karachi and Lahore Airports is forbidden for protocol purpose.

Application Form for Airport Entry Pass (AEP)

Authorized persons can obtain application forms for Airport Entry Pass (AEP) from HQ ASF Karachi or from Airports.

  • Departmental covering letter signed by Head of Department/ Authorized Officer.       
  • 3 x current coloured photographs of passport size 2" x 1" (one must be pasted in the space provided in the form).
  • Security Clearance: (for other than Govt. Servants).
    • Intelligence Bureau: Security vetting Performa are required in triplicate.
    • Special Branch Police: Special Branch Police clearance will be obtained by the applicant(s) himself and enclosed with application.
  • Security Clearance: (for Govt. Servants).Certificate to the effect that applicant (s) is/are security cleared by IB/Spl. Branch  Police and in case of involvement of the individual (s) in subversive activities / misconduct, the Head of Dep’t /Nominated officer will be held responsible
  • Copy of NIC & Departmental Identity Cards duly attested.
  • Copy of undertaking/justification Performa (Elaborate the need of entry).
  • Copy of Posting/Transfer Order/Gazette Notification.

Responsibility of Airport Entry Pass holder

Airport Entry Pass is an accountable document and its safe custody is the responsibility of the person issued with the airport entry pass besides ensuring the following:-

  • Display the pass in restricted areas of airports.
  • Use the pass only for the purpose it is issued.
  • The pass should not photocopy as it is punitive offence under the law.
  • Safe custody of AEP.
  • Adhere to security instructions/rules.
  • Vehicle Access in the Car Parking Area

    Security of car parking area at airports is responsibility of Airports Security Force. Security Check Posts are establishing at entrance of the car park and driving lanes etc, subject to checks and search of vehicles. For more details see SEURITY INSTRUCTIONS-VEHICLE USER/ OWNER

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