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Pakistan Visa Guide

A Pakistan visa is required for all U.S. citizens who plan to visit the country. Pakistan travel visas are affixed in your passport on the pages specifically marked for them.

Some countries require that visa stamps be placed on those pages that do not contain any other stamps.

Map of Pakistan showing Islamabad and Arabean Sea

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Pakistan Visa Requirements

Independent of the type of visa you request, the Pakistan Embassy and Consulates require the following:

  • A valid passport for at least 6 months, and a blank page to stamp the visa;
  • Four passport-size photos (2"x2") no more than 6 months old;
  • Completed Pakistan visa application form;
  • Visa fee (cash or money order in person, money order by mail);
  • Proof of permanent residence in U.S.;
  • Proof of residence in relevant consular jurisdiction.

Pakistan Visa Application Form

There is only one Pakistan visa application form for every type of travel visa.

Pakistan Visa Form

The Visa Application is in .pdf format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print the document. You probably have it on your computer but if you don't, you can get it here.

Pakistan Visa Fees

  • Tourist Visa: $60 - Single Entry, $90 - Multiple Entry for up to 1 year, $120 - Multiple Entry for more than a year
  • Business Visa: $100 - Single Entry, $150 - Multiple Entry for up to 1 year, $100 - Multiple Entry for more than a year

Pakistan Tourist Visa

A sponsor letter is required and it has to be on an affidavit and the host’s NIC/Passport copy needs to be notarized from Pakistan.

Pakistan Business Visa

Heading to Pakistan for business? You'll need a Non-Immigrant visa. You can participate in negotiations, market research, exporting operations and the like for up to 90 days.

Besides the documents listed above, you also need a letter of invitation and a letter from the sponsoring company are required.

Pakistan Visa Service Online

If you don't live in or near any of the cities where the Pakistani Consulate Generals are located, you might want to contract a travel visa expediting service. They will verify your visa application before it is ever sent, thereby avoiding unnecessary delays or rejections. They will also personally walk your application through each step guaranteeing timely and efficient processing of your Pakistan visa.

About the Author: For over 20 years, the U.S. Passport Service Guide team has helped hundreds of thousands of travelers with their travel document questions and shared advice about how to make traveling abroad simpler, safer, and more enjoyable.

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