Visa to Third Country Foreigner

Foreign nationals can only apply for Pakistan visa from their country of origin OR from the place of legal permanent residence. Request for visas of a THIRD COUNTRY origin will be decided only by the Ambassador / High Commissioner / Head of Mission / Consulate.

Visa Extension in Pakistan

Visa On Arrival (VOA)for 30 days validity and stay will be given to the businessmen of following 66 countries of Business Friendly List (BVL) on production of any of the following documents.

1. Recommendation letter from CC&I of the respective country of the foreigner.

2. Invitation letter from Business organization duly recommended by the concerned Trade Organization/ Association in Pakistan.

3. Recommendatory letter by Honorary Investment Counselor of BOI / Commercial Attach posted at Missions abroad. 

 

 BUSINESS VISA LIST (BVL)

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Name of Country

S.No.

Name of Country

1

Argentina

36

Malta

2

Australia

37

Mauritius

3

Austria

38

Mexico

4

Azerbaijan

39

Morocco

5

Bahrain

40

Netherlands

6

Belgium

41

New Zealand

7

Bosnia

42

Norway

8

Brazil

43

Oman

9

Brunei

44

Philippine

10

Canada

45

Poland

11

Chile

46

Portugal

12

China

47

Qatar

13

Cyprus

48

Romania

14

Czech Republic

49

Russia

15

Denmark

50

Saudi Arabia

16

Egypt

51

Singapore

17

Estonia

52

SlovakiaRepublic

18

Finland

53

Slovenia

19

France

54

South Africa

20

Germany

55

South Korea

21

Greece

56

Spain

22

Hungary

57

Sweden

23

Iceland

58

Switzerland

24

Indonesia

59

Thailand

25

Iran

60

Turkey

26

Ireland

61

Turkmenistan

27

Italy

62

U.K.

28

Japan

63

U.S.A.

29

Jordan

64

UAE

30

Kazakhstan

65

Ukraine

31

Kuwait

66

Vietnam

32

Latvia

 

 

33

Lithonia

 

 

34

Luxembourg

 

 

35

Malaysia

 

 

 

Student Visa

Request of the students is received by the MOI and Ministry of Education. 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 of 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 on ere-entry. The same procedure is applied to foreign teachers of International Islamic University, Islamabad.

Tourist Visa

Pakistan Missions abroad are authorized to grant visit / tourist visa for three months validity and stay with double entry to foreigners of List-A consisting of 175 countries .

RPOs have been authorized to extend tourist visa upto a maximum period of six months including the initial visa period and condone overstay upto 15 days on payment of visa fee subject to payment of a minimum of US $ 10 only.

For Northern Areas, theDeputy Commissioners Gilgit & Skardu have been authorized to allow extension in visa for three months and one re-entry to the tourists in NorthernAreas, charging visa fee as per policy.

LIST- A (FOR GRANT OF VISA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. No.

Name of Country

S. No.

Name of Country

S. No.

Name of Country

1

Albania

60

Georgia

119

Palau

2

Algeria

61

Germany

120

Panama

3

Andorra

62

Ghana

121

Papua New Guinea

4

Angola

63

Greece

122

Paraguay

5

Antigua and Barbuda

64

Grenada

123

Peru

6

Argentina

65

Guatemala

124

Philippines

7

Armenia

66

Guinea

125

Poland

8

Australia

67

Guinea-Bissau

126

Portugal

9

Austria

68

Guyana

127

Qatar

10

Azerbaijan

69

Haiti

128

Republic of Moldova

11

Bahamas

70

Honduras

129

Romania

12

Bahrain

71

Hungary

130

Russian Federation

13

Barbados

72

Iceland

131

Rwanda

14

Belarus

73

Indonesia

132

Saint Kitts and Nevis

15

Belgium

74

Iran

133

Saint Lucia

16

Belize

75

Ireland

134

Saint Vincent and the 
Grenadines

17

Benin

76

Italy

135

Samoa

18

Bolivia

77

Jamaica

136

San Marino

19

Bosnia and Herzegovina

78

Japan

137

Sao Tome and Principe

20

Botswana

79

Jordan

138

Saudi Arabia

21

Brazil

80

Kazakhstan

139

Senegal

22

BruneiDarussalam

81

Kenya

140

Seychelles

23

Bulgaria

82

Kiribati

141

Sierra Leone

24

Burkina Faso

83

Kuwait

142

Singapore

25

Burundi

84

Kyrgyzstan

143

South Korea

26

Cambodia

85

Lao Republic

144

Slovakia

27

Cameroon

86

Latvia

145

Slovenia

28

Canada

87

Lebanon

146

Solomon Islands

29

Cape Verde

88

Lesotho

147

South Africa

30

Central African Republic

89

Liberia

148

Spain

31

Chad

90

Liechtenstein

149

Sri Lanka

32

Chile

91

Lithuania

150

Suriname

33

China

92

Luxembourg

151

Swaziland

34

Colombia

93

Madagascar

152

Sweden

35

Comoros

94

Malawi

153

Switzerland

36

Congo

95

Malaysia

154

Tajikistan

37

Costa Rica

96

Maldives

155

Thailand

38

C te d Ivoire

97

Mali

156

Republic of Macedonia

39

Croatia

98

Malta

157

Timor-Leste

40

Cuba

99

Marshall Islands

158

Togo

41

Cyprus

100

Mauritania

159

Tonga

42

CzechRepublic

101

Mauritius

160

Trinidad and Tobago

43

Republic of Congo

102

Mexico

161

Tunisia

44

Denmark

103

Micronesia

162

Turkey

45

Djibouti

104

Monaco

163

Turkmenistan

46

Dominica

105

Mongolia

164

Tuvalu

47

Dominican Republic

106

Morocco

165

Ukraine

48

Ecuador

107

Mozambique

166

United Arab Emirates

49

Egypt

108

Myanmar

167

Uk

50

El Salvador

109

Namibia

168

USA

51

Equatorial Guinea

110

North Korea

169

Uruguay

52

Eritrea

111

Nauru

170

Uzbekistan

53

Estonia

112

Nepal

171

Vanuatu

54

Ethiopia

113

Netherlands

172

Venezuela

55

Fiji

114

New Zealand

173

Viet Nam

56

Finland

115

Nicaragua

174

Zambia

57

France

116

Niger

175

Zimbabwe

58

Gabon

117

Norway

 

 

59

Gambia

118

Oman

 

 

Overstay charges

In order to check illegal stay without visa by the forefingers in Pakistan, it has been decided to charge "Over-Stay Surcharge" is under :-

(a). All foreign nationals:

S.No

Period of over-stay

Existing  Surcharges

New Surcharges

1.

Upto 2 weeks

-

-

2.

Above 2 weeks to 1 month

US $ 20/-

US$50

3.

Above 1 month to 3 months

US $ 50/-

US$200

4.

Above 3 months to 1 year

US $ 100/-

US$400

 

Note:

1 . There will no condonation of overstay charges.

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

 

(b). Foreigners of Pak origin:

S.No

Period of over-stay

Existing  Surcharges

New Surchages

1.

Upto one month.

-

-

2.

Above1 month to 6 months

US $ 10/-

US$ 40

3.

Above 6 months to 1 year

US $ 20/-

US$ 80

4.

Beyond 1 year

US $ 40/- per year

US$ 200 Per year

 

1. There will no condonation of overstay charges.

2. No surcharge shall bepayable in case of children upto 12 years of age.

3. 50% surcharge shall be payable in case of children upto 18 years of age. 

(c) Indian Nationals

 Rs. 40/- per day shall be charged for any period of overstay.

The foreigners who want to get visa extension are advised to submit their cases atleast one month before expiry of thier visas as there will no condonation of overstay charges in any case.

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