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: www.interior.gov.pk

 
 
 
 

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