Visa on Arrival

Visa Liberalization Policy
Visa On Arrival (VOA) Non Reporting To The Foreign Investors / Businessmen:
Genuine Businessmen / Investors from countries such as UK, USA, Italy, Germany, Austria, Brazil, France, Switzerland, Sweden, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Ireland, Ireland, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Finland, and Turkey will be allowed Visa on Arrival (VOA) non reporting for 30 days on production of any of the following documents:

  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CC&I) of the relevant canton
  • Invitation Letter from Business organisation duly recommended by the concerned Trade Organisation / Association in Pakistan
  • Recommendatory letter by investor Consular of Board of Investment (BOI) posted at Missions abroad

To extend facility of Visa on Arrival to Businessmen / Investors “Visa Facilitation Desks” have started functioning at International Airports: Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar w.e.f 1st February 2005.

(source: policy letter 4/26/2004 dated 8/2/2005, Director General Immigration and Passports)