From 5 October 2020 all international travelers to Pakistan are required to follow the following SOPs:
All passengers are required to install and register on the Pass Track App.
If the passengers by any possibility do not have pass track app, they would need to fill a health declaration form (HDF) before landing.
Countries will be categorized into category A and B primarily based on epidemiological risk assessment (see the list below).
Returning travelers from Category B countries must show proof of a negative RT-PCR test not older than 96 hours prior to travel
Category A Countries
The people coming from this category of countries, do not require RT-PCR test as a criterion before travelling to Pakistan.
If symptoms free, passengers from these countries do not need to quarantine after arrival
If having symptoms will be required to have a COVID 19 RT PCR test conducted and its result essentially submitted to the designated authorities. within 48 hours of their arrival. They are not required to be retained/quarantined by the authorities at the time of disembarkation, and can proceed to their destination.
In instances where the test is found to be negative, they do not need to be quarantined at their respective homes/place of visit; however, in case of a positive RT-PCR result, such cases would be required to self-isolate as per the guidelines for positive cases and isolation procedures. Furthermore, the contacts of positive case need to self-quarantine in accordance to the guidelines for self-quarantine.
Category B Countries
The people coming from this category of countries would need to get tested and provide a negative COVID 19 RT-PCR test result before boarding for travel to Pakistan.
The COVID 19 RT PCR test is required to have been conducted within a duration of 96 hours prior to the time of departure.
The negative RT-PCR test needs to be shown at the time of boarding at the port of origin, as well as during the health screening at arrival in Pakistan.
Those not possessing a test result, may provisionally be considered for travel to Pakistan, with essential adherence to the procedures of arrival laid out for screening and testing as applicable for Category A countries.
Read complete SOPs here.
If you have any questions regarding your travel to Pakistan please go through the official COVID website of Government of Pakistan: http://covid.gov.pk