A visa (from the Latin charta visa, meaning “paper that has been seen”) is a conditional authorization granted by a territory to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that territory. Visas typically may include limits on the duration of the foreigner’s stay, areas within the country they may enter, the dates they may enter, the number of permitted visits or an individual’s right to work in the country in question.
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.
VISA of Pakistan may also be applied online or applied for e-Authorization for Eligible Nationalities
Pakistan also offers electronic visa application 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.
All nations except the following 5 countries, require a VISA or VISA confirmation before their arrival in Pakistan.
- Maldives for stays of up to 3 months;
- Nepal for stays of up to 1 month;
- Samoa for stays of up to 1 month;
- Tonga Undefined Stay
- Trinidad and Tobago Undefined Stay