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Business Visa  |  Pakistan


Visa Requirements


::    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

::    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.   



Additional Information


Travellers planning to take part in conferences, seminars or training courses require additional security clearance. Applications will be referred to the Ministry of Interior and visa processing may take up to seven weeks.

Fees and requirements may vary for applicants who hold dual Pakistani nationality, or are of Indian or Afghan origin.  Please contact us before submitting your application.

All travellers under the age of 18 must apply for their visa in person, accompanied by a parent or guardian, at the Pakistani High Commission. We may be able to assist by pre-checking documents before they are submitted; please see our Services page for more information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 10 working days)

Single entry visa: £104

Double entry visa: £122

Multiple entry visa (1 year): £332

Multiple entry visa (2 years): £332

Processing centre fee: £25

Handling fee:  £95



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