:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Two blank visa pages in passport
:: Copy of passport information page
:: Two recent passport photographs
If you plan to stay in Pakistan for more than three months, please submit five passport photos, rather than the standard two.
:: Completed and signed application form
:: Completed and signed visa checklist form
:: Proof of residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
EU nationals should instead provide a recent utility bill, which clearly displays their name and current UK address.
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original document on company letterhead. It should outline the purpose of travel, duration of visa required, and provide contact details for any companies or organisations to be visited in Pakistan. The letter must be signed by an authorised individual and should confirm acceptance of moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must be an original, signed document, written on company letterhead, from a business or organisation in Pakistan. It should introduce the applicant and note the duration and purpose of visit. The letter must also include full contact details for the inviting organisation, plus a copy of their registration certificate or document. Non-government organisations and foreign companies based in Pakistan must provide proof of registration in the form of a certificate from either the FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) or the SECP (Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan).
:: Proof of travel arrangements
This must include a copy of your flight booking confirmation and hotel booking confirmation, plus a detailed itinerary confirming your plans and location(s) for each day of the trip. If your accommodation is being provided by the host company in Pakistan, please ensure this is clearly stated in the letter of invitation.
:: Proof of address
Please provide either a utility bill (gas, water, electricity), council tax bill, rental agreement or your UK driving license as proof of your current UK address. Whichever document you chose must be no more than three months old, and should be submitted in the original.
:: Proof of financial means
This should be provided as a copy of your most recent monthly bank statement.
:: Document copies
Please provide a good quality colour photocopy of all original documents submitted. If you plan to stay in Pakistan for more than three months, you must submit four photocopies of each document, rather than just one.