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 Business Visa 

Important Notice/Reminder

  • Applicants can submit their documents personally or send through a registered mail / courier.

  • Visa is liable to be cancelled if information requested in the form is withheld or found to be incorrect.

  • Original signatures on each form. (For children under12 years, the parents can sign visa application forms on their behalf)

  • Passport must be valid for a minimum of six months.

  • New Zealand nationals not resident in New Zealand should apply for visa in their respective countries of residence (a New Zealander who is visiting another country cannot apply to a Pakistani visa from third country)

  • A foreigner holding a New Zealand visitor visa holder is advised to apply for a Pakistani visa from their countries of origin.

  • Applicants holding passports other than New Zealand Passport should provide proof of their residential status in New Zealand. Their passports must contain the appropriate entry. All others should apply for visa in their country of origin.

  • Visa is usually given within one week. Delays, however, can occur due to circumstances beyond the High Commission’s control, especially where a reference has to be made to Pakistan or due to an incomplete application.

  • Visa fee is subject to periodical revision without notice.

  • If the visa Officer is satisfied about the purpose of a visit, an appropriate visa will be issued to the applicant. • Person traveling on Diplomatic / Official passports are required to attach TPN from MFAT.

Business Visa on Arrival

Business visa upon arrival is for Businessmen / Investors only

The Government of Pakistan has decided to grant visa to genuine foreign Businessmen / Investors from many countries including New Zealand, upon arrival for upto 30 days on production of any of the following documents:

  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce & Industries (CC&I) of the respective country of the applicant.

  • Invitation letter from a Pakistani business organization duly recommended by the concerned Trade Organization / Association in Pakistan.

  • Recommendation letter from an Investment Counsellor of Board of Investment posted at a Pakistan Mission abroad.

For further information:



  • Duly filled in visa form.

  • Original passport along with photocopy of passport (first four page that includes bio-data and photograph)

  • Passport must be valid for a minimum of six months.

  • Two latest passport size colored photographs.

  • Letter of invitation attested by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Pakistan or any other recognized trade body.

  • A letter from your Company on its letter head, attested by the Chambers of Commerce or Trade Agency of New Zealand.

  • Copy of Travel itinerary



Single Entry Visa Fee NZ$150.00, Upto 01 Year Multiple Entries Visa Fee NZ$225.00 and more than 01 Year Multiple Entries Visa Fee NZ$300.00 (for New Zealand Passport holder)



  • Fee in form of Postal money order / certified bank cheque / bank draft should be in the name of “High Commission for Pakistan, Wellington” or Direct Bank Deposit in ANZ Bank Account No: 011823-0019313-00.

  • Insert the name as reference in the Bank Receipt and send the original receipt along with your application form.

  • Applicants sending their documents through mail must enclose a return pre-paid, self-addressed registered / courier envelope.



  • Consular fees once deposited cannot be refunded.

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