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Pakistan Visa Information

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Pakistan Visa Policy 2019

Application requirements
(a) Original valid passport, plus one photocopy. (b) One application form. (c) Two passport-size photos. (d) Confirmed return/onward ticket. (e) Proof of sufficient funds for duration of stay.

Visa on Arrival
  • 50 countries (Annexure-lll) will be granted Visa-on-arrival for individual tourist/group tourists as per following details:
LIST OF VISA-ON-ARRIVAL
Angola Japan Saint Kitts and Nevis
Argentina Jordan Saint Lucia
Austria Korea South Saudia Arabia
Azerbaijan Kuwait Singapore
Bahamas Lithuania Spain
Bahrain Luxembourg Srilanka
Barbados Malaysia Switzerland
Botswana Maldives Tajikistan
Brunei Malta Tanzania
Costa Rica Monaco Thailand
Finland Mozambique Tonga
Germany Nepal Trinidad and Tobago
Ghana New Zealand Tunisia
Iceland Oman Turkey
Indonesia Paraguay UAE
Italy Qatar Western Samoa
Rwanda Zambia
  • Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE will be granted 30 days multiple entry visa on arrival.
  • Foreign nationals of Indian origin will also be allowed to avail the facility of visa on Arrival for religious tourism.
  • Visa on Arrival will be augmented with Electronic travel Authorization(ETA) subject to 48-72 hours prior application.intimation.
  • To encourage and facilitate tourism in pakistan Directorate of Tourist Services(DTS) approved tour operators will be allowed to bring tourists groups in Pakistan

N- Tourist Visa.
Pakistan Missions abroad are authorized to grant Visit/Tourist Visa for three months validity and stay with double entry to foreigners of 190 countries of List-A.

List A Countries
Albania Guinea Paraguay
Algeria Guinea-Bissau Peru
Andorra Guyana Philippine
Angola Haiti Poland
Antigua & Barbuda Holy See(Vactican city) Portugal
Argentina Honduras Qatar
Australia Hungary Romania
Austria Iceland Russia
Azerbaijan Indonesia Rwanda
Bahamas Iran Saint Kitts and Nevis
Bahrain Iraq Saint Lucia
Bangladesh Ireland Saint Vincent and the grenadines
Barbados Italy Samoa (Western)
Belarus Jamacia San Marino
Belgium Japan Sao Tome and Principe
Belize Jordan Saudia Arabia
Benin Kazakhstan Senegal
Bhutan Kenya Serbia
Bolivia Kiribati Seychelles
Bosnia and Herzegovina Korea (North) Sierra Leone
Botswana Korea (South) Singapore
Brazil Kosovo Slovakia Republic
Brunei Kuwait Selovenia
Bulgaria Kyrgyzstan Solomon Islands
Burkina Faso Laos South Africa
Butundi Latvia South Sudan
Cambodia Lebanon Spain
Cameroon Lesotho Srilanka
Canada Liberia Sudan
Cabo Verde Libya Suriname
Central African Republic Liechtenstein Swaziland(Eswatini)
Chad Lithuania Sweden
Chile Luxembourg Switzerland
China Macedonia Syria
Colombia Madagascar Tajiskistan
Comoros Malawi Tanzania
Congo Malaysia Thailand
Congo(Democratic Republic) Maldives Timor-Lest
Costa Rica Mali Togo
Cote d’ Ivoire Malta Tonga
Croatia Marshall Island Trinidad and Tobago
Cuba Mauritania Tunisia
Cyprus Mauritius Turkey
Czech Republic Mexico Turkmenistan
Denmark Micronesia Tuvalu
Djibouti Moldova U.A.E
Dominican Monaco U.K
Dominican Republic Mongolia U.S.A
Ecuador Montenegro Uganda
Eqypt Morocco Ukraine
El Salvador Mozambique Uruguay
Equatorial Myanmar Uzbekistan
Eritrea Namibia Vanuatu
Estonia Nauru Venezuela
Ethiopia Nepal Vietnam
Fiji Netherlands Yemen
Finland New Zealand Zambia
France Nicaragua Zimbabwe
Gabon Niger
Gambia Nigeria
Georgia Norway
Germany Oman
Ghana Palau
Greece Palestine
Grenada Panama
Guatemala Papua New Guinea

List-B Countries
  • There are 2 countries in list B (i-e India and Somalia)
  • Armenia, Israel and Taiwan will not be part of any list.
  • Visa policy regarding Afghanistan will be issued separately.
Applicants from 175 countries would be able to apply E-Visa, which will be augmented with Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) as per following details:

Albania Greece Oman
Andorra Grenada Palau
Angola Guatemala Panama
Antigua and Barbuda Guinea Papua New Guinea
Argentina Guinea-Bissau Paraguay
Australia Guyana Peru
Austria Haiti Philippine
Azerbaijan Holy See (Vatican City) Poland
Bahamas, The Honduras Portugal
Bahrain Hungry Qatar
Bangladesh Iceland Romania
Barbados Indonesia Russia
Belarus Iran Rwanda
Belgium Ireland Saint Kitts and Nevis
Belize Italy Saint Lucia
Benin Jamaica Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Bolivia Japan San Marino
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jordan Sao Tome and Principe
Botswana Kazakhstan Saudia Arabia
Brazil Kenya Senegal
Brunei Kiribati Serbia
Bulgaria Korea (South) Seychelles
Burkina Faso Kosovo Sierra Leone
Burundi Kuwait Singapore
Cambodia Kyrgyzstan Slovakia Republic
Cameroon Laos Slovenia
Canada Latvia Solomon Islands
Capbo Verde Lebanon South Africa
Central African Republic Lesotho Spain
Chile Liberia Srilanka
China Liechtenstein Suriname
Colombia Luxembourg Switzerland
Congo (Republic) Macedonia tajikistan
Costa Rica Madagascar Tanzania
Cote d’ Ivoire Malawi Thailand
Croatia Malaysia Timor-Lest
Cuba Maldives Togo
Cyprus Mali Tonga
Czech Republic Malta Trindad and Tobago
Denmark Marshall Island Tunisia
Djibouti Mauritius Turkey
Dominica Mexico Turkmenistan
Dominican Republic Micronesia Tuvalu
Ecuador Moldova U.A.E
Egypt Monaco U.K.
El Salvador Mongolia U.S.A
Equatorial Guinea Monteneegro Uganda
Eritrea Morocco Ukraine
Estonia Mozambique Uruguay
Ethopia Myanmar Uzbekistan
Fiji Namibia Vanuatu
Finland Nauru Venezuela
France Nepal Vietnam
Gabon Netherlands Western Samoa
Gambia New Zealand Zambia
Georgia Nicaragua Zimbabwe
Germany Niger
Ghana Norway
  • E-Visa Pilot Project would be initiated for China, Malaysia, Turkey and UAE only.
  • Processing time for manual applications shall be 7-10 working days at Pakistan missions aboard.

O- Group Tourism through Designated Tour Operators.
Visa On Arrival (VOA) will be allowed for one month validity and stay (Multiple) to Group Tourists of following 24 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.

P- Overstay Charges.
The Ministry of Interior has imposed overstay charges on foreigners and Pak origin foreigners as under: –(i) All FOREIGN NATIONALS:

Sr.#
Period of Over-Stay
Overstay Surcharge
1 Upto 2 Weeks
2 Above – 2 Weeks to 1 Month US $ 50/-
3 Above – 1 Month to 3 Months US $ 200/-
4 Above – 3 Months to 1 Year US $ 400/- per year

Note: No surcharge shall be payable in case of holders of diplomatic passports.

(ii) FOREIGNERS OF PAK ORIGIN:

Sr.#
Period of Over-Stay
Overstay Surcharge
1 Upto 1 Month
2 Above – 1 Month to 6 Months US $ 40/-
3 Above – 6 Months to 1 Year US $ 80/-
4 Above – Beyond 1 Year US $ 200/- per year
Note: i. No surcharge shall be payable in case of children upto 12 years of age.
ii. 50% surcharge shall be payable in case of children upto 18 years of age.

Q- Entry into Pakistan without Visa.
Pakistan has visa abolition Agreements with following 46 countries. The foreigners holding diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders of the following countries can enter in Pakistan without visa for the period mentioned against each. After expiry of the period, extension of visa would be required through Ministry of Interior.

List of Countries with whom Pakistan has Visa Abolition Aggrements
Name of Country
Period for which visa not required
Remarks
 Algeria Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Argentina Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Austria Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Azerbaijan One Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Bahrain Three Months Diplomatic & Special Passports (for Bahrain only)
Diplomatic & Official Passports (for Pakistan only)
 Belgium Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Brazil Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Brunei Darussalam 14 days Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 China/Hongkong One Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Czech/Solvak Republic Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Denmark Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Egypt 30 Days Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Finland Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Germany Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Indonesia 30 days Diplomatic & Service/Official Passport Holders
 Iran Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Kuwait Three Months Diplomatic, Special & Official Passport Holders
 Kazakhstan One Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Kyrgyz Republic 30 Days Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Lao PDR Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport
 Libya 30 Days Diplomatic, Official & Special Passport Holders
 Luxemburg Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Maldives Three Months All Nationals of Country
 Malta One Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Mexico Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Morocco Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Nepal One Month All Nationals of Country
 Netherlands Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Norway Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Philippine Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Romania One Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 RussianaFederation Three Months/Entire Period of Assignment Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Serbia One Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Slovak Republic Three Month Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 South Korea Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 SriLanka 30 Days Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Thailand Un-Specified Period Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Tajikistan Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
 Tonga Un-Specified Period All Nationals of Country
 Trinidad &aTobago Un-Specified Period All Nationals of Country
 Tunisia Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Turkey Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Vietnam Three Months Diplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Western Samoa One Month All Nationals of Country
 Yemen Three Months Diplomatic, Special & Official Passport Holders
 Jordan Three Months Diplomatic Passport Holders
NOTE: Three months visa will be applicable on short-term/Official Business visits and visa for entire period of assignment will be applicable to memebers of Diplomatic/Consular Missions & their families.

R- Registration of Foreigners with Police.
Foreign nationals who are directed by the immigration authorities at airports to report to FRO for registration and a stamp is affixed to this effect, on their passports.However, nationals in the managerial category, who are issued Work Permit/Visa will be exempted from Police registration except Indians and foreigners of Indian origin.

Please contact for registration, Foreigner Registration Branch established in the office of every District Police Officer.


S- Visa Extension in Pakistan.
The Regional Passport Offices at Islamabad as well as at Provincial capitals, have been empowered to allow one year extension in business visa on submission of the following requisite business related documents.

    • Valid Passport/Business visa.
    • Documents showing substantial Investment/Export/Import during last year.
    • Registration letter from Tourism Division (in case of hotel business).
    • Other business documents (i.e. letter from Chamber of Commerce & Industry/Registrar of Company, partnership deed, article of association etc.)

Extension in visa beyond one year will be granted by the Ministry of Interior on production of the requisite business documents.

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