Foreigners seeking employment/consultancy within Pakistan must
obtain work permission from the Board of Investment, Islamabad.
After the grant of work permission, Ministry of Interior issues
instructions to concerned Pakistan missions abroad or concerned
passport offices for grant of work visa to the foreigner for the
period recommended by Board of Investment or up to validity of
passport, whichever is earlier.
UN DUTY AND NGO'S
Expatriate staff of UN agencies working in Pakistan and their
families are allowed gratis visa/extension on recommendation of
Foreign office. Expatriate staff of NGO'S working in Pakistan
are allowed visa extension on the basis of request from the
organizations or concerned government departments only.
businessmen shall be allowed entry w.e.f 26th September 2001,
only on proper business visa, issued by our missions abroad.
missions abroad can issue multiple entry visa up to 3 years to
businessmen and investors from 45 listed countries (List
A) with substantial investment in Pakistan.
resident visa up to 3 years will be issued to businessmen of
all countries except those not recognized by Pakistan, who
bring in an amount of US$ 2,00,000/-.
Passport Offices at Islamabad as well as at Provincial
capitals, have been empowered to allow one year extension in
business visa to nationals of the listed countries on
submission of the following documents:-
Partnership with a local registered firm.
proprietorship, application from the foreigner duly attested
by Notary Public Commissioner.
tourists shall be allowed entry w.e.f 26th September, 2001, only
on proper visa, issued by our Missions abroad.
Passport Offices are authorized to allow visa extension upto
three months, charging visa fee as fixed on reciprocal basis.
Regional Passport Office can also allow two entries to the
tourists, charging visa fee fixed on reciprocal basis (according
to visa fee table) subject to a minimum of US $ 10 only.
In order to
provide facility to the foreigners visiting Northern Areas,
Deputy Commissioner-Gilgit and Deputy Commissioner Skardu have
been authorized to issue visa extension and one re-entry to the
tourists for a period of three months, charging visa fee as per
HOUSE MAID VISA
Foreign nationals working as house maid/domestic help in
Pakistan require NOC from their embassy for employment, proper
employment contract & photocopies of passport to be submitted
to the Ministry of Interior while applying for visa/extension.
intending to work in Pakistan will provide their ten year CV
from the mission along with the application. Missionary Visa is
only allowed in replacement of a Missionary worker who has left
Pakistan and does not intend to return.
Diplomats and non diplomatic staff of the foreign
Embassies/Missions working in Pakistan will submit their
applications through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with
recommendation of their respective missions.
holding proper study visas, NOC of the Ministry of Education
/Economics Affairs Division/Ministry of Health (as the case may
be), NOC from the country of origin and bonafide certificate of
the Institution, are granted extension in stay valid for one
year with one re-entry, subject to validity of Passport within
one week of the receipt of such request from the applicant
FOREIGNERS WITH POLICE
All foreigners are
exempted from registration with the Police except the nationals
of following countries; as well as such other foreign nationals
who are directed by the immigration authorities to report to FRO
for registration and a stamp is affixed to this effect, on their