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Establishment of Facilitation Desks at International Airports for issuance of visa on arrival to

Businessmen / Investor

The Government of Pakistan has decided to grant visa to genuine foreign businessmen / investors from many countries including United Kingdom on arrival non-reporting for 30 days on production of any of the following documents;

  • Recommendatory Letter from Chamber of Commerce & Industries (CC&I) of the respective country of visitor
  • Invitation letter from business organization dully recommended by the concerned Trade Organization / Association in Pakistan.
  • Recommendatory Letter by Investment Consular of Board of Investment posted at Pakistan Mission abroad.

The visa facilitation desk extending facility of visa on arrival to businessmen / investors, have started functioning at International Airports of Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar with effect from 1st February 2005.

What are requirements for Journalist Visa?

A request for visa for media professionals is to be routed through the Information Division of the High Commission for Pakistan.

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Who Qualify for the Concession of Visa Fee?

British / Pakistani dual nationals applicants for visa having Pakistani valid or expired passport are eligible for the concession of the visa fee. Thus meeting the pre-requisites stated as below;

  • An expired Pakistani passport if issued after 01 January 1975.
  • Pakistani passport should not be cancelled, denounced or a restricted validity passport (Temporary)
  • Both UK / Pakistani passports must have an accurate matching the particulars like name, date of birth and Fathers name etc.
  • Concession of visa fee is not applicable on Pakistans NICOP / POC cards.
  • All original documents should be provided when applying for visa.

Applicants under the age of 18 are also eligible for the concession of visa fee if his / her parents are holding Pakistani valid or expired passport. Thus meeting the pre-requisites as stated below;

  • Detailed Birth Certificate of the child showing correct names of parents
  • Parents Pakistani Passport (Either parent)

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