Pakistan Visa Info

Pakistan Online Visa System is now open for the citizens of 192 Countries! Moreover, citizens from 50 Countries are eligible to apply for Visa on Arrival under Tourist Category, and citizens from 95 Countries are eligible to apply for Visa on Arrival under Business Category.

Issuance of visa is the prerogative of the Government of Pakistan, exercised through designated authorities. Applicants must plan travel only upon receipt of a valid visa.

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How to Apply ?

The online application process at Pakistan Online Visa (Nadara’s Official Visa Site) can be completed in 3 Easy Steps. Before starting your application, please go through the instructions for each step below:


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Step 1: Preliminary Assessment

Choose your visa below and understand the eligibility and document requirements before you apply.

Step 2: Prepration

Please ensure that you are applying for the right visa as each visa has its own set of required documents. You must have the following on-hand before you begin your application:

  • Complete set of supporting documents (including invitation letter from Apricot Tours)
  • Photograph up to 350KB captured as explained in the Photograph Tutorial.
  • Valid Credit Card/Debit Card for online payment of your application fee.

Kindly contact customer service on the Contact Us page if you encounter any problems during the application process.

Step 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 on Nadra’s Official Visa Site
  • 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.

Visa policy of Pakistan

Visitors to Pakistan typically must obtain a visa from one of the Pakistani diplomatic missions. Pakistani missions abroad offer various categories of visas, with some travelers eligible for visa on arrival if traveling as part of a group tour, or for business. Pakistan also offers electronic visa (e-visa) applications and electronic travel authorization for issuance of visa on arrival.

Applicants must typically apply for visas in their country of origin, but may apply from a third country if they are legal permanent residents of that country.

Visa Free Entry

Citizens from the following 5 countries who hold ordinary passports do not require a visa for Pakistan.

Visa On Arrival

Citizens of the following countries may obtain a visa on arrival in Pakistan for tourism purposes
if they possess an ETA (electronic travel authorization):

Business Visa On Arrival

Nationals from the following 95 countries may obtain a visa on arrival when traveling on business for a maximum stay of 30 days, provided they have a local sponsor who must first obtain approval from the immigration authorities at the intended port of arrival, and if they possess any one of the following documents:

Online Visa

Citizens of all countries except the following are eligible to apply for an online visa:

Diplomatic and Service Category Passports

Visitors from the following countries are obliged to register with the police upon arrival to Pakistan:

Police registration is typically performed by hotel staff as part of the check-in process. In person visits to police stations are only required of visitors who choose not to stay in licensed hotels or hostels.

Mandatory Registration

Visitors from the following countries are obliged to register with the police upon arrival to Pakistan:

Special Category

Overseas Pakistani citizens and Persons of Pakistani Origin

Visas are not required for holders of a Pakistan Origin Card (POC, a National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistani (NICOP), or any passport bearing a Visa-exempt stamp by Pakistani authorities

Israeli passport holders

Pakistan does not bar Israeli citizens from traveling to Pakistan. Though Pakistan has no diplomatic mission in Israel, applicants for Pakistani visas can apply in a third country if they are legal permanent residents in that country. Israeli passport holders, along with Palestinian Authority passport holders, are required to register their stay with local police authorities, unless granted a work visa.

Indian passport holders

Applications from Indian passport holders must be cleared directly from the Ministry of Interior, though they are not barred from visiting Pakistan despite being subject to additional regulations, including mandatory police registration, regardless of visa type. Foreigners of Indian origin were subject to this regulation as well. On 25 January 2019, the policy was revised for the Indian Origin United Kingdom and United States Nationals. Indian nationals are also restricted in the availability of ports of entry to Pakistan, and instead must enter and leave the country via designated points, including the Wagah border, as well as through airports in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi. Indian nationals are typically required to enter and exit Pakistan through the same post unless permission is sought in advance.

Indian passport holders are not granted tourist visas, and are only permitted to apply for visas to visit family and friends, business visas, transit visas, and visas for religious pilgrimage. Six month business visas are granted to Indian passport holders, with multiple entries permitted. Indian passport holders are also ineligible for any visa extensions, though passport holders who stay longer than the time permitted by the visa are subject to a fee of 40 Rupees per day of overstay.

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