Pakistan Visa

Pakistan Visa and Passports

All foreign nationals required a Visa to enter into Pakistan and a Passport that must be valid for 6 months beyond the intended length of stay.

Pakistan has recently introduced the Online visa system where you can apply for Tourist, student, family, Pilgrimage and some other visas online. If you are planning to Visit Pakistan as a tourist, you have 3 options to chose from to apply for a Pakistan tourist Visa:

  • On Arrival Tourist Visa ( e Visa)
  • Online Tourist Visa
  • Apply by Post or visiting your nearest Pakistan embassy/consulate.

PAKISTAN ON ARRIVAL VISA (e visa)

You can apply for Pakistan on arrival visa ( Pakistan e visa)  if your country is listed in the Pakistan e visa countries list. Please see the Pakistan e visa countries list below to check if your country is in the list. You can only apply for Pakistan on arrival visa (Pakistan e Visa) if your county is in the Pakistan e visa countries list otherwise please chose one from the other two options. We always recommend our clients to Plan their Pakistan holidays and apply for the Pakistan Visa as early as possible. The latest recommended time to apply for on arrival visa is 48-72 hours prior to your travel to receive the Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA).

Documents Required

  1. Passport
  2. Photograph
  3. Invitation Letter by the sponsor or hotel booking details in case of individual tourist
  4. Invitation Letter in case of group by the Tour Operator designated by the department of tourist services.

Validity and Duration

  • Tourist Visa on Arrival is valid for 30 Days
  • Nationals of  Malaysia, Turkey and UAE may be granted a 30-day, multiple-entry visa upon arrival

Processing Time

  • 48-72 Hours (Working Hours)

How to Apply for Pakistan On Arrival visa?

1: Preliminary Assessment

Choose your Pakistan Visa type and understand the eligibility and document requirements before you apply.

2: Preparation

Please make sure that you are applying for the right visa as each visa type has its own sets of requirements. You must have the following on-hand before you begin your visa application:

  • Complete set of supporting documents.
  • Photograph up to 350KB captured as explained in the Photograph Tutorial.
  • Valid Credit Card/Debit Card for online payment of your application fee.

3: Online Application

When you are ready to apply, follow the steps outlined below:

  • Click on the Apply Now button to launch the Pakistan Online Visa System.
  • Create a New Account.
  • Login to the Pakistan Online Visa System.
  • Complete your application.
  • Pay Fee through a Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Submit your Application.

NOTE: Please consult the detailed step-by-step guide available here for completing the application using the official Pakistan Online Visa System.

Pakistan e visa Countries list – Pakistan Visa on Arrival eligible countries
PAKISTAN ONLINE TOURIST VISA

You can apply for a Pakistan online tourist visa if you are a national from the following countries. Please see the list below to check if your country is in the list.

Documents Required

  1. Passport
  2. Photograph
  3. Invitation Letter by the sponsor or hotel booking details in case of individual tourist.

Validity and Duration

  • Single Entry for short duration less than 3 months (First Time entry).
  • Duration up to and greater than 6 months (Extension).
  • Citizens from these countries may be eligible for a Double Entry Tourist Visa.
  • A Tourist Visa can be extended for up to 6 Months or more, subject to approval.
  • US nationals could avail Tourist 5 years multiple entry visa with maximum 3 months stay.

Processing Time

  • Entry (Up to 3 Months) : 7-10 days (Working Days)
  • Extension (Up to 6 Months) : 7-10 days (Working Days)
  • Extension (Greater than 6 Months) : 4 Weeks (Working days)

How to Apply for Pakistan visa Online?

1: Preliminary Assessment

Choose your “Pakistan Visa” type and understand the eligibility and document requirements before you apply.

2: Preparation

Please make sure that you are applying for the right visa as each visa type has its own sets of requirements. You must have the following on-hand before you begin your visa application:

  • Complete set of supporting documents.
  • Photograph up to 350KB captured as explained in the Photograph Tutorial.
  • Valid Credit Card/Debit Card for online payment of your application fee.

3: Online Application

When you are ready to apply, follow the steps outlined below.

  • Click on the Apply Now button to launch the Pakistan Online Visa System.
  • Create a New Account
  • Login to the Pakistan Online Visa System
  • Complete your application
  • Pay Fee through a Credit Card/Debit Card
  • Submit your Application

NOTE: Please consult the detailed step-by-step guide available here for completing the application using Pakistan Online Visa System.

Nationals of  following Countries are Eligible for Pakistan Online Visa
Apply by Post or visiting your nearest Pakistan embassy/consulate

Most of Pakistan embassies and consulate are accepting Visa Applications by Post or you can physically visit the Embassy and submit your application. Please check with your nearest Pakistan Embassy in your home country for more information.

Pakistan Embassies and Consulates abroad

United Kingdom

London

High Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 35–36 Lowndes Square,

London, SWIX 9JN, UK, tel: 020 7664 9200, www.phclondon.org

Birmingham

Vice Consulate of Pakistan 10 A, The Wharf, Bridge Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom B1 2JS, tel: 121 643 1979

www.pakistanconsulatebradford.com/birmingham

Bradford

Vice Consulate of Pakistan 1-3 Bradford Business Park, Kings Gate, Bradford, BD1 4SJ, tel: 01274 308062-64, www.pakistanconsulatebradford.com

Manchester.

Vice Consulate of Pakistan Pakistan House, 137 Dickenson Rd, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5JB, UK, tel: 161 225 2005, www.pakistanconsulatebradford.com/manchester

Glasgow

Vice Consulate of Pakistan 45 Maxwell Drive, Glasgow, G41 5JF, tel: 0141 427 5755, http://phclondon.org/consulates/#glasgow

United State of America

Washington

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 3517 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA, tel: (202) 243 6500, http://embassyofpakistanusa.org

New York

Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 12 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA, tel: (212) 879 5800, www.pakistanconsulateny.org

Los Angeles

Consulate General of Pakistan 10700 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA, tel: (310) 441 0167, www.pakconsulatela.org

Chicago

Consulate General of Pakistan 333 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 728, Chicago, Illinois 60601, USA, tel: (312) 781 1831/781 1833, www.cgpk­chicago.org

CANADA

High Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 10 Range Rd, Ottawa, ON K1N 8J3, Canada, tel: 613-238-7881, www.pakmission.ca

Toronto

7880 Keele Street Unit No. 14 , Vaughan Canada L4K 4G7

http://www.pakmission.ca/contact.aspx

Vancouver

Consulate General of Pakistan
Suite 1400 – 510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L8

www.pcgv.org

Note: We will provide you all the information and Assist you with the required documents to apply for a Pakistan Tourist Visa, but it is your responsibility to obtain the Visa. You must check requirements for your own specific circumstances with the Pakistani Embassies and/or Consulates in your home Country. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements. We are not responsible for the actions of local immigration and customs officials, whether at points of entry or otherwise, and any subsequent effects.

Be aware Visa regulations can change without notice: please check the current regulations in good time to obtain a visa.

Please note: Issuance of Pakistan Visa is the prerogative of the Government of Pakistan.