Pakistan map

Region: South Asia


Passport Validity
6 months
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets are permitted transit without visa in international transit area for up to 24 hours. Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, who require a visa.
- There are no transit without visa facilities available at Islamabad (ISB); passengers are required to clear Immigration and Customs.
Dual Nationality
Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State advises: 'Be aware that different visa requirements may apply if you hold U.S. and Pakistani citizenship'.
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Visa permits double entry, and can be extended up to a maximum of six months including the initial visa period.
  2. Source states: "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."
  3. The following passports can enter Pakistan without visa for the period mentioned. After expiry of the period, extension of visa would be required: Maldives (3 months), Nepal (1 month), Tonga (unspecified period), Trinidad and Tobago (unspecified period), Samoa (1 month).

COVID-19 Travel Alert: Summary

Updated: 2020-06-24
Flight suspension lifted
  • Effective June 24, the flight suspension in effect since March has been lifted.

(Source: "International flights resume today" )