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Updated 31 March 2022

Pakistan has been welcoming more and more international travellers. Recently, they announced the latest update and news about the e-Visa for all travellers who wish to travel to Pakistan either for leisure or business purposes.

Read further to know about the latest updates, eligible countries, requirements, and fees of the Pakistan e-Visa.

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Pakistan e-Visa News 2022

Effective from 30 March 2022, all travellers from eligible countries can apply for visas from the official Pakistan e-Visa portal. Currently, there are 191 countries that are eligible to apply for Pakistan tourist visas and 95 countries that are eligible for Pakistan business visas.

Pakistan e-Visa eligible countries list

The following countries can apply online for a tourist visa valid for 90 days (three months):

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Andorra
  5. Angola*
  6. Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Argentina*
  8. Australia
  9. Austria*
  10. Azerbaijan*
  11. Bahamas*
  12. Bahrain*
  13. Bangladesh
  14. Barbados*
  15. Belarus
  16. Belgium
  17. Belize
  18. Benin
  19. Bhutan
  20. Bolivia
  21. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  22. Botswana*
  23. Brazil
  24. Brunei*
  25. Bulgaria
  26. Burkina Faso
  27. Burundi
  28. Cambodia
  29. Cameroon
  30. Canada
  31. Cabo Verde
  32. Central African Republic
  33. Chad
  34. Chile
  35. China
  36. Colombia
  37. Comoros
  38. Congo Democratic Republic
  39. Congo (Republic)
  40. Costa Rica*
  41. Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  42. Croatia
  43. Cuba
  44. Cyprus
  45. Czech Republic
  46. Denmark
  47. Djibouti
  48. Dominica
  49. Dominican Republic
  50. Ecuador
  51. Egypt
  52. El Salvador
  53. Equatorial Guinea
  54. Eritrea
  55. Estonia
  56. Ethiopia
  57. Fiji
  58. Finland*
  59. France
  60. Gabon
  61. Gambia
  62. Georgia
  63. Germany*
  64. Ghana*
  65. Greece
  66. Grenada
  67. Guatemala
  68. Guinea
  69. Guinea-Bissau
  70. Guyana
  71. Haiti
  72. Holy See (Vatican City)
  73. Honduras
  74. Hungary
  75. Iceland*
  76. Indonesia*
  77. Iran
  78. Iraq
  79. Ireland
  80. Italy*
  81. Jamaica
  82. Japan*
  83. Jordan*
  84. Kazakhstan
  85. Kenya
  86. Kiribati
  87. Korea (North)
  88. Korea (South)*
  89. Kosovo
  90. Kuwait*
  91. Kyrgyzstan
  92. Laos
  93. Latvia
  94. Lebanon
  95. Lesotho
  96. Liberia
  97. Libya
  98. Liechtenstein
  99. Lithuania*
  100. Luxembourg*
  101. Macedonia
  102. Madagascar
  103. Malawi
  104. Malaysia*
  105. Maldives*
  106. Mali
  107. Malta*
  108. Marshall Islands
  109. Mauritania
  110. Mauritius
  111. Mexico
  112. Micronesia
  113. Moldova
  114. Monaco*
  115. Mongolia
  116. Montenegro
  117. Morocco
  118. Mozambique*
  119. Myanmar (Burma)
  120. Namibia
  121. Nauru
  122. Nepal*
  123. Netherlands
  124. New Zealand*
  125. Nicaragua
  126. Niger
  127. Nigeria
  128. Norway
  129. Oman*
  130. Palau
  131. Palestinian territory, occupied
  132. Papua New Guinea
  133. Panama
  134. Paraguay*
  135. Peru
  136. Philippine
  137. Poland
  138. Portugal
  139. Qatar*
  140. Romania
  141. Russia
  142. Rwanda*
  143. Saint Kitts and Nevis*
  144. Saint Lucia*
  145. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  146. San Marino
  147. São Tomé and Príncipe
  148. Saudi Arabia*
  149. Senegal
  150. Serbia
  151. Seychelles
  152. Sierra Leone
  153. Singapore*
  154. Slovakia
  155. Slovenia
  156. Solomon Islands
  157. South Africa
  158. South Sudan
  159. Spain*
  160. Sri Lanka*
  161. Sudan
  162. Suriname
  163. Swaziland
  164. Sweden
  165. Switzerland*
  166. Syria
  167. Tajikistan*
  168. Tanzania*
  169. Thailand*
  170. Timor- Lest
  171. Togo
  172. Tonga*
  173. Trinidad and Tobago*
  174. Tunisia*
  175. Turkey*
  176. Turkmenistan
  177. Tuvalu
  178. Uganda
  179. Ukraine
  180. United Arab Emirates*
  181. United Kingdom
  182. United States
  183. Uruguay
  184. Uzbekistan
  185. Vanuatu
  186. Venezuela
  187. Vietnam
  188. Western Samoa*
  189. Yemen
  190. Zambia*
  191. Zimbabwe

Citizens of countries marked with ‘*’ can additionally apply for the electronic tourist visa valid for 30 days, which processes within 72 hours.

If you are a citizen of the following countries, you may apply for the business Pakistan e-Visa that allows numerous entries:

  1. Algeria
  2. Angola
  3. Argentina
  4. Australia
  5. Austria
  6. Azerbaijan
  7. Bahrain
  8. Bangladesh
  9. Belgium
  10. Benin
  11. Brazil
  12. Bulgaria
  13. Cambodia
  14. Cameroon
  15. Canada
  16. Chile
  17. China
  18. Colombia
  19. Comoros
  20. Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  21. Croatia
  22. Czech Republic
  23. Denmark
  24. Djibouti
  25. Ecuador
  26. Egypt
  27. Estonia
  28. Finland
  29. France
  30. Gambia
  31. Germany
  32. Ghana
  33. Greece
  34. Guatemala
  35. Guinea
  36. Guinea-Bissau
  37. Honduras
  38. Hungary
  39. Indonesia
  40. Iran
  41. Iraq
  42. Ireland
  43. Italy
  44. Japan
  45. Jordan
  46. Kazakhstan
  47. Kenya
  48. Korea (South)
  49. Kuwait
  50. Latvia
  51. Lebanon
  52. Lithuania
  53. Madagascar
  54. Malaysia
  55. Mauritius
  56. Mexico
  57. Montenegro
  58. Morocco
  59. Mozambique
  60. Myanmar (Burma)
  61. Netherlands
  62. New Zealand
  63. Nigeria
  64. Norway
  65. Oman
  66. Panama
  67. Paraguay
  68. Peru
  69. Philippines
  70. Poland
  71. Portugal
  72. Qatar
  73. Romania
  74. Russia
  75. Saudi Arabia
  76. Senegal
  77. Sierra Leone
  78. Singapore
  79. Slovenia
  80. South Africa
  81. South Sudan
  82. Spain
  83. Sri Lanka
  84. Sweden
  85. Switzerland
  86. Tanzania
  87. Thailand
  88. Togo
  89. Tunisia
  90. Turkey
  91. Ukraine
  92. United Arab Emirates
  93. United Kingdom
  94. United States
  95. Vietnam

If your country of citizenship is not listed, it is necessary to apply for a standard embassy visa in order to visit Pakistan.

Pakistan e-Visa validity

Applicants can choose between three electronic visa types as stated below:

  • single-entry tourist e-Visa for 30 days (valid for 30 days)
  • single-entry tourist e-Visa for 30 days (valid for 90 days)
  • multiple-entry business e-Visa valid for 5 years with each stay up to 30 days

Travellers who wish to travel to Pakistan for tourism purposes, such as visiting friends and family, going on vacation, sightseeing, and exploring, can enter with either of the single-entry permits.

The multiple-entry electronic visa can be used for all business activities, such as negotiating contracts, looking for new cooperation opportunities, signing contracts, or taking a business trip.

You can use your electronic entry permit within the validity period and you need to make sure that your passport will not expire throughout the whole duration of the trip.

Pakistan e-Visa requirements

To get your e-Visa, prepare your valid passport and fill out the online Pakistan visa application form with the necessary data below, such as:

  • name and surname
  • nationality
  • purpose of travel
  • travel details
  • email address
  • passport information

Pakistan e-Visa application process

The Government of Pakistan has mandated online visas and all visa applicants need to apply through their official website. Below are the steps that you can follow to obtain your Pakistan e-Visa:

  1. Choose your visa and understand the eligibility and document requirements before you apply.
  2. 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.
    • Photographs up to 350KB were captured as explained in the Photograph Tutorial.
    • Valid Credit Card/Debit Card for online payment of your application fee.
  3. When you are ready to apply, follow the steps outlined below:
    • Scroll until you find the Apply Now button to launch the Pakistan Online Visa System.
    • Create a New Account.
    • Once you have your account, login to the Pakistan Online Visa System.
    • Complete your application.
    • Pay fee through a Credit Card/Debit Card.
    • Submit your Application.

If you have questions about how to apply, please visit: https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/how-to-apply/

You can also refer to their guideline for e-Visa applications here.

Pakistan e-Visa fee

  1. United Arab Emirates -> PKR 1510,25 (USD 8,18)
  2. Saudi Arabia -> PKR 1510,25 (USD 8,18)
  3. United Kingdom -> PKR 11077,62 (USD 60)
  4. USA -> PKR 16616,43 (USD 90)
  5. Oman -> PKR 4615,68 (USD 25)
  6. Canada -> PKR 11077,62 (USD 60)
  7. Qatar -> PKR 4615,68 (USD 25)
  8. France -> PKR 6461,95 (USD 35)

The cost of the e-Visa will depend on your nationality, type of visa, and the length of your stay. You can also check your e-Visa fee at the official website here. 

Entry points that accept Pakistan e-Visa

Before you travel to Pakistan using an e-Visa, please make sure that your desired point of entry is on one of the following:

Airports:

  • Islamabad Airport
  • Lahore Airport
  • Peshawar Airport
  • Karachi Airport
  • Quetta Airport
  • Multan Airport
  • Rahim Yar Khan Airport
  • Bahawalpur Airport
  • Faisalabad Airport
  • Gwadar Airport
  • Sialkot Airport

Border crossing points:

  • Wahga Railway Station
  • Chamman Land Route
  • Torkham Land Route
  • Khokarapar Railway Station
  • Taftan Land Route
  • Sost Land Route

Seaports:

  • Karachi Sea Port
  • Ghassbandar Sea Port
  • Gwadar Sea Port

If you are travelling by another point of entry, you will need to apply for a regular visa at the Embassy.

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