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Pakistan Visa Information

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Pakistan Visa Policy 2019

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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
AngolaJapanSaint Kitts and Nevis
ArgentinaJordanSaint Lucia
AustriaKorea SouthSaudia Arabia
AzerbaijanKuwaitSingapore
BahamasLithuaniaSpain
BahrainLuxembourgSrilanka
BarbadosMalaysiaSwitzerland
BotswanaMaldivesTajikistan
BruneiMaltaTanzania
Costa RicaMonacoThailand
FinlandMozambiqueTonga
GermanyNepalTrinidad and Tobago
GhanaNew ZealandTunisia
IcelandOmanTurkey
IndonesiaParaguayUAE
ItalyQatarWestern Samoa
RwandaZambia
  • 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
AlbaniaGuineaParaguay
AlgeriaGuinea-BissauPeru
AndorraGuyanaPhilippine
AngolaHaitiPoland
Antigua & BarbudaHoly See(Vactican city)Portugal
ArgentinaHondurasQatar
AustraliaHungaryRomania
AustriaIcelandRussia
AzerbaijanIndonesiaRwanda
BahamasIranSaint Kitts and Nevis
BahrainIraqSaint Lucia
BangladeshIrelandSaint Vincent and the grenadines
BarbadosItalySamoa (Western)
BelarusJamaciaSan Marino
BelgiumJapanSao Tome and Principe
BelizeJordanSaudia Arabia
BeninKazakhstanSenegal
BhutanKenyaSerbia
BoliviaKiribatiSeychelles
Bosnia and HerzegovinaKorea (North)Sierra Leone
BotswanaKorea (South)Singapore
BrazilKosovoSlovakia Republic
BruneiKuwaitSelovenia
BulgariaKyrgyzstanSolomon Islands
Burkina FasoLaosSouth Africa
ButundiLatviaSouth Sudan
CambodiaLebanonSpain
CameroonLesothoSrilanka
CanadaLiberiaSudan
Cabo VerdeLibyaSuriname
Central African RepublicLiechtensteinSwaziland(Eswatini)
ChadLithuaniaSweden
ChileLuxembourgSwitzerland
ChinaMacedoniaSyria
ColombiaMadagascarTajiskistan
ComorosMalawiTanzania
CongoMalaysiaThailand
Congo(Democratic Republic)MaldivesTimor-Lest
Costa RicaMaliTogo
Cote d’ IvoireMaltaTonga
CroatiaMarshall IslandTrinidad and Tobago
CubaMauritaniaTunisia
CyprusMauritiusTurkey
Czech RepublicMexicoTurkmenistan
DenmarkMicronesiaTuvalu
DjiboutiMoldovaU.A.E
DominicanMonacoU.K
Dominican RepublicMongoliaU.S.A
EcuadorMontenegroUganda
EqyptMoroccoUkraine
El SalvadorMozambiqueUruguay
EquatorialMyanmarUzbekistan
EritreaNamibiaVanuatu
EstoniaNauruVenezuela
EthiopiaNepalVietnam
FijiNetherlandsYemen
FinlandNew ZealandZambia
FranceNicaraguaZimbabwe
GabonNiger
GambiaNigeria
GeorgiaNorway
GermanyOman
GhanaPalau
GreecePalestine
GrenadaPanama
GuatemalaPapua 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:

AlbaniaGreeceOman
AndorraGrenadaPalau
AngolaGuatemalaPanama
Antigua and BarbudaGuineaPapua New Guinea
ArgentinaGuinea-BissauParaguay
AustraliaGuyanaPeru
AustriaHaitiPhilippine
AzerbaijanHoly See (Vatican City)Poland
Bahamas, TheHondurasPortugal
BahrainHungryQatar
BangladeshIcelandRomania
BarbadosIndonesiaRussia
BelarusIranRwanda
BelgiumIrelandSaint Kitts and Nevis
BelizeItalySaint Lucia
BeninJamaicaSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
BoliviaJapanSan Marino
Bosnia and HerzegovinaJordanSao Tome and Principe
BotswanaKazakhstanSaudia Arabia
BrazilKenyaSenegal
BruneiKiribatiSerbia
BulgariaKorea (South)Seychelles
Burkina FasoKosovoSierra Leone
BurundiKuwaitSingapore
CambodiaKyrgyzstanSlovakia Republic
CameroonLaosSlovenia
CanadaLatviaSolomon Islands
Capbo VerdeLebanonSouth Africa
Central African RepublicLesothoSpain
ChileLiberiaSrilanka
ChinaLiechtensteinSuriname
ColombiaLuxembourgSwitzerland
Congo (Republic)Macedoniatajikistan
Costa RicaMadagascarTanzania
Cote d’ IvoireMalawiThailand
CroatiaMalaysiaTimor-Lest
CubaMaldivesTogo
CyprusMaliTonga
Czech RepublicMaltaTrindad and Tobago
DenmarkMarshall IslandTunisia
DjiboutiMauritiusTurkey
DominicaMexicoTurkmenistan
Dominican RepublicMicronesiaTuvalu
EcuadorMoldovaU.A.E
EgyptMonacoU.K.
El SalvadorMongoliaU.S.A
Equatorial GuineaMonteneegroUganda
EritreaMoroccoUkraine
EstoniaMozambiqueUruguay
EthopiaMyanmarUzbekistan
FijiNamibiaVanuatu
FinlandNauruVenezuela
FranceNepalVietnam
GabonNetherlandsWestern Samoa
GambiaNew ZealandZambia
GeorgiaNicaraguaZimbabwe
GermanyNiger
GhanaNorway
  • 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:-

iThe case will be submitted through designated/authorized tour operators only.
iiThe 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.
iiiIf required, the same tour operators will apply, before expiry of visa for further extension upto 30 days.
ivThe 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
1Upto 2 Weeks
2Above – 2 Weeks to 1 MonthUS $ 50/-
3Above – 1 Month to 3 MonthsUS $ 200/-
4Above – 3 Months to 1 YearUS $ 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
1Upto 1 Month
2Above – 1 Month to 6 MonthsUS $ 40/-
3Above – 6 Months to 1 YearUS $ 80/-
4Above – Beyond 1 YearUS $ 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
 AlgeriaThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 ArgentinaThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 AustriaThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 AzerbaijanOne MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 BahrainThree MonthsDiplomatic & Special Passports (for Bahrain only)
Diplomatic & Official Passports (for Pakistan only)
 BelgiumThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 BrazilThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 Brunei Darussalam14 daysDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 China/HongkongOne MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Czech/Solvak RepublicThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 DenmarkThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Egypt30 DaysDiplomatic Passport Holders
 FinlandThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 GermanyThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 Indonesia30 daysDiplomatic & Service/Official Passport Holders
 IranThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 KuwaitThree MonthsDiplomatic, Special & Official Passport Holders
 KazakhstanOne MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Kyrgyz Republic30 DaysDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Lao PDRThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport
 Libya30 DaysDiplomatic, Official & Special Passport Holders
 LuxemburgThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 MaldivesThree MonthsAll Nationals of Country
 MaltaOne MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 MexicoThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 MoroccoThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 NepalOne MonthAll Nationals of Country
 NetherlandsThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 NorwayThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 PhilippineThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 RomaniaOne MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 RussianaFederationThree Months/Entire Period of AssignmentDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 SerbiaOne MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Slovak RepublicThree MonthDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 South KoreaThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 SriLanka30 DaysDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 ThailandUn-Specified PeriodDiplomatic Passport Holders
 TajikistanThree MonthsDiplomatic Passport Holders
 TongaUn-Specified PeriodAll Nationals of Country
 Trinidad &aTobagoUn-Specified PeriodAll Nationals of Country
 TunisiaThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 TurkeyThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 VietnamThree MonthsDiplomatic & Official Passport Holders
 Western SamoaOne MonthAll Nationals of Country
 YemenThree MonthsDiplomatic, Special & Official Passport Holders
 JordanThree MonthsDiplomatic 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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