Please note all Visa fees are non-refundable even if Visa is denied.


There are no urgent Visa fees and urgent Visas.

 

TOURIST/VISIT/FAMILY VISA (invited by individual Pakistani citizens):

Requirements:

  • Completely filled in Visa Form.
  • Valid Passport - Original + Copy (must be valid at least for 06 months from travelling date).
  • Two photographs: 1 photograph passport size should be pasted on visa form and one additional photograph 1x1 inch.
  • Invitation from Pakistan for visit visa from a Pakistani Citizen on judicial paper or stamp paper +NIC or NICOP copy of the invitee.
  • Tourist Visa: In case of non-availability of an invitation from a Pakistani citizen, invitation from one of the designated tour operators is required. The List is attached below.
  • Visa On Arrival (VOA) will be allowed for one month validity and stay (Multiple) to Group Tourists of following 24 countries:

 

Tourist Friendly Countries (TFC)
for Group Tourism through Designated Tour Operators

 

Austria

France

Korea

Singapore

Belgium

Germany

Luxembourg

Spain

Canada

Greece

Malaysia

Sweden

China

Iceland

Netherlands

Thailand

Denmark

Italy

Norway

U.K.

Finland

Japan

Portugal

U.S.A.

 

Tourists Friendly Countries (TFC) through designated Tour Operators in Pakistan subject to the following conditions:-

 

i

The case will be submitted through designated/authorized tour operators only.

ii

The concerned tour operator will also submit undertaking to the effect that the tourists will be their responsibility and that they will not illegally overstay beyond validity of visa.

iii

If required, the same tour operators will apply, before expiry of visa for further extension upto 30 days.

iv

The concerned tour operators will submit a confirmation about exit of the said tourists, after their actual leaving the country.

 

 

List of Designated Tour Operators

 

Lt. Col. Akbar A. Shareef,
Rakaposhi Tours (Pvt.) Ltd., No. 12-C, 31stCommercial Street, Defence Housing Authority, Phase-V, Karachi. (75500)
Phone No. 5864848, 5864949
Fax No. 5870652
E-Mail: Indus@fascom.com

Khamisani Brothers (Pvt) Ltd. No. 245, Hotel Metropole Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi.
Phone No. 5217779, 5217779, 5211147
Fax No. 5678241, 5214218
E-Mail: khamisani@cyber.net.pk

Indus Guides Pvt. Lahore,
Phone No. 042-6650917, 6681276
Fax No. 6673806, 6278949
E-Mail: Indus@brain.net.pk

Cox & Kings Pakistan,
163-C, Bank Road, Rawalpindi.
Phone No. 051-5529473
Fax No. 051-5529476

Sitara Travel Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
52-West, Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area,
Islamabad. P.O. Box 1662.
Phone No. 051-2274892-93, 2873372-75
Fax No. 2279651, 2279676
E-Mail: Islamabad@sitara.com

Travel Waljis (Pvt) Ltd.
10-Waljis Building, Khayaban-e-Suharwardy,
Islamabad.
Phone No. 051-2270745-48, 2270757-58
Fax No. 2270753, 2828264
E-Mail: info@waljis.com.pk

Sunrize Holidays,
872-E, Gulistan House, St.# 1, GF Blue Area, Islamabad.
Phone No. 051-2270596, 2201560
Fax No. 051-2271670.

Oriental Linin,
62/10, Bank Road, Saddar,
Rawalpindi.

Adventure Tours Pakistan ,
551, St. 53, G-9/1, Islamabad.
Tele: 051- 2260820, 2252759.
Fax No. 051-2252145

Nazir Sabir Expedition,
28-B, Nazimuddin Road, F-8/1, Islamabad.
Phone No. 051-2252553, 2252580
Fax No. 051-2250293

M/s. S.G. International,
Tour Operators, Jhelum.

M/s. Sehri Travels & Tourism,
Peshawar.

Pakistan Tours Ltd.,
PTL. Flashman Hotel, Rawalpindi.

M/s. Karakuram Trekks & Tours Pvt. Ltd.,
Skardu.

Muital Travel & Tourism,
Int., (Pvt) Ltd, Office No. 10, Capital Trade Centre FPO, Markaz, Islamabad.

M/s. Salman Int. (Pvt) Ltd,
Block No. 51, Choudhry Plaza, Blue Area, Islamabad.

M/s. Hushe Trekks & Tours,
Gultry Colony Airport Road, Skardu.

M/s. Blue Sky Travel International,
Naya Bazar, Skardu.

Prince Travel (Pvt) Ltd.,
9-Jinnah Market, Circular Road, Faisalabad.

The Tourism Development Corporation Punjab Ltd., 140-Shadman-2, Lahore.

Pearl Tours & Travels (Pvt) Ltd.,
14-Shopping Arcade, Hotel Pearl Continental, Karachi.

American Express (Pvt) Ltd.,
6E-8, Second Floor, Shadman Complex, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Road, Karachi.

Trans Asia Tourism,
32-N, Nichlson Road, Lahore.

Baltistan Tours, Skardu.

Zeb Travels,
Uni Plaza, Ground Floor, Hasrat Mohani Road, Off I.I., Chundrigar Road, Karachi. (74000)
Phone No. 2411204, 2417054, 2418808-D
Fax No. 2425181, 2424340
E-Mail: zeb@cyber.net.pk

Polani’s (Pvt.) Ltd.,
No. 46, 47 & 49, Sind Madressat-Ul-Islam, Hasrat Mohani Road, Karachi.
Phone No. 2416201-03
Fax No. 2422253, 2419737
E-Mail: polabustrye@hotmail.com

 

Visa Requirements for 3rd Country Nationals (Nationals of countries other than Turkey and Pakistan):

  • Valid Turkish Resident Permit or Valid work Permit notarized copy.
  • Completely filled in Visa Form.
  • Valid Passport - Original + Copy (must be valid at least for 06 months from travelling date).
  • Two photographs: 1 photograph passport size should be pasted on visa form and one additional photograph 1x1 inch.
  • Invitation from Pakistan for visit visa from a Pakistani Citizen on judicial paper or stamp paper +NIC or NICOP copy (in case of Afghan nationals two invitations are required).
  • Request for visas of a 3rd Country National will be decided only by the Ambassador/High Commissioner/Head of Mission/Consulate.

Fee Table for Turkish Passport Holders Only:

 

TYPE OF VISA

ENTRY/VISIT/TOURIST/NGO

BUSINESS/WORK

Single Entry

US$70/-       370.00 TL

US$105/-    555.00 TL

Double Entry

US$138/-     729.00 TL

US$207/-    1093.00 TL

Multiple Entry

US$228/-     1204.00 TL

US$342/-    1806.00 TL

Note: Fee fluctuates with exchange rate

BUSINESS VISA:

Single Entry Visit /Business Visa  

  • 03 month visa validity with one entry and a maximum of 90 days stay.
  • 1 year of visa validity with multiple entries within 1 year and a maximum of 03 months stay per visit.

Multiple Entry Business Visa 
01 year visa validity with multiple entries within 1 year and a maximum of 03 months stay each visit
Business Visa Requirements:-

  • Recommendation letter from CC&I of the respective country of the foreigner.
  • Invitation letter from Business organization duly recommended by the concerned Trade Organization/Association in Pakistan
  • Recommendatory letter by Honorary Investment Counselor of BOI/Commercial Attach posted at Missions abroad.

 

STUDENT VISA

 

  • Proof of admission in an academic institute of Pakistan – Copy (Acceptance Letter)
  • NOC from the Ministry of Education/Economic Affairs Division/Inter Division, Government of Pakistan.
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the home country – Original.
  • NOC from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the home country - Original.
  • Request of the students is received by the Embassy would be sent to Ministry of Interior for approval.
  • Student visa is granted after obtaining NOC from Ministry of Education/Economics Affairs Division/Ministry of Health (as the case may be) and Foreign Mission in Pakistan of the respective country and security clearance.
  • NOC is granted to the security cleared students for entry visa to the Mission abroad for three months with single entry.
  • Foreign Students studying in Pakistan on proper student visa are granted visa/visa extension for one year with one re-entry. The same procedure is applied to foreign teachers of International Islamic University, Islamabad.

 

Additional Documents: Student Visa

  • Proof of admission in an academic institute of Pakistan – Copy (Acceptance Letter)
  • NOC from the Ministry of Education/Economic Affairs Division/Inter Division, Government of Pakistan.
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the home country - Original

 

NGO VISA 
Embassy can grant short term visa for one month to the expatriates working with Non Government Organizations in Pakistan. The visa requirements are the same as visit visa.

For long term visa, the NGO is required to be registered with Government of Pakistan. In such cases, the Mission will refer the application for prior clearance from Ministry of Interior before granting visas.
In case of extension of visa, the registered NGOs may apply directly to Ministry of Interior which in turn authorizes the concerned RPOs for grant of extension of visa, if all the formalities are met.

 

Additional Documents: NGO Visa

  • A letter from the NGO/Company detailing the type of work to be performed in Pakistan.
  • Details of NGO/Company in Turkey and Pakistan. The NGO should be registered with the Government of Pakistan.
  • The visa can only be issued after the approval from Pakistan. Please allow minimum two months to process approval from concerned authorities in Pakistan.

WORK VISA

Embassy can grant entry Work Visa to foreign expatriates on the recommendations of Board of Investment for one year (Multiple) validity, extendable on yearly basis in Pakistan. Board of Investment will process work visa applications expeditiously within four weeks and recommended to the Ministry of Interior for authorization of visa to concerned Mission.
Visa Committee under the Chairmanship of Secretary Board of Investment approves the work visa cases received in BOI through the companies working in Pakistan.
Visa advice is however issued by Ministry of Interior to Pakistan Mission abroad as per recommendation of BOI, in case of fresh entry visa and to Regional Passport Offices (RPOs) in case of visa extension.
 

Additional documents for Work Visa

  • Introductory letter from the employer in Turkey.
  • The Introductory letter should contain statements explaining the nature of the Company, Job Status of the person going to Pakistan and the reason for visiting Pakistan.

JOURNALIST VISA

The Embassy will grant three months validity and stay (Multiple) visa for Islamabad, Lahore & Karachi after verification of the credentials of the journalist.
 

Requirements:

  • Letter from the employer regarding the purpose of the visit.
  • Small summary of assignment to be under taken in Pakistan.
  • Detail of places to be visited in Pakistan.

VISA POLICY (for INDIAN NATIONALS)

 

All Indians wishing to visit Pakistan must obtain a valid visa. The basic requirements for obtaining a visa are as follows:-

i

Valid passport: The passport should be valid for at least one year.

ii

Visa application form duly filled in.

iii

Visa Application forms for getting visa’s either through the Interior Division or Pakistan Mission abroad.


The fee at present is Rs.15/- inclusive of all charges for issuance, extension or transit visas.

For business visa, a letter from the company/organization in Pakistan sponsoring the applicant stating the purpose of visit is required.

The following types of visas are granted to the resident/Non-resident Indian by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:-

Visitors Visa

 

Visitors visa are issued to Indian Nationals to meet relatives, friends or for any other legitimate purpose. This type of visa is also issued to bonafide Indian businessmen for six months with three entries.



Transit Visa

 

Transit visa valid for up to two entries for stay in the city/port of entry for 72 hours issued to Indian nationals, proceeding to Indian by air or sea through Pakistan.



Tourist Visa

 

A non-extendable tourist visa valid for 14 days is issued by Pakistan High Commission, New Delhi through approved tour operators/travel agents.



Check Posts

 

Following are the designated entry/exit check posts for Indian nationals, coming to Pakistan:-

i

By Air Karachi/Lahore/Islamabad.

ii

By Sea Karachi.

iii

By Road Wagha.