Pakistan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Individuals aged 18 and above to be allowed domestic and international air travel only if they are fully vaccinated.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-solation for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 14.10.2021
1. Until 31 October 2021, passengers arriving from Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Mongolia, Philippines, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand or Trinidad and Tobago are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to nationals of Pakistan.
2. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 18 years;
– passengers who departed Pakistan before 1 October 2021;
– passengers with a medical certificate specifying that the passenger cannot be vaccinated due to medical reasons.
3. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in Arabic or English. Tests accepted are COVID-19 PCR, COVID-19 Real Time RT-PCR, COVID-19 RT-PCR, SARS-CoV2 GeneXpert, SARS-CoV2 PCR, SARS-CoV2 Real Time RT-PCR, SARS-CoV2 RT-PCR and SARS-CoV2 Xpert Xpress.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 6 years;
– passengers with disabilities;
4. Passengers must download the Pass Track App before boarding and submit their personal details or submit their details at https://passtrack.nitb.gov.pk/ and have a printed confirmation.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers with disabilities.
5. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.
6. Passengers and airline crew could be subject to quarantine.
7. Flights to Gwadar (GWD) and Turbat (TUK) are suspended.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Air travel to Pakistan has resumed, while land borders remain closed.

Arrivals from high-risk countries are banned, except for returning citizens and residents, and few other exceptions.

Click here for detailed information https://covid.gov.pk/intl_travellers/current_policies
 

Lockdown Details

Public transport has restarted across Pakistan with some restrictions.

Domestic flight operations have restarted at all airports in Pakistan.

Rail and bus travel has also restarted, including inter-city and inter-province travel. However, there are mandatory standard operating procedures for public transport including social distancing and restrictions on numbers of passengers. You must wear a face covering when in public across Pakistan including on public transport, punishable by fine.
 

Sources

https://www.indiatoday.in/coronavirus-outbreak/story/uk-us-pakistan-new-zealand-japan-countries-put-india-on-international-travel-ban-list-as-second-virus-wave-surges-1793378-2021-04-21
Data Source: covidcontrols.co