Travelling to Pakistan

If you are travelling to Pakistan for business or leisure you will require a visa to enter. Please note that the granting of any Pakistan Visa is dependent upon consular discretion.

Passport required

Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid on arrival.

Visa required

Visa requirements 

  • One prescribed application form duly filled in along with copy of passport and two passport size photographs with a blue background.
  • Copy of Resident Visa (for other than residents of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Eritrea, Somalia or Burundi).
  • Applicant should apply in person or through relative/friend (with authority letter).
  • Applicant should be resident in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Eritrea, Somalia and Burundi.
  • Return air-ticket showing onward journey in case of transit visa.
  • International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever.
  • A letter from the employer/guardian.
  • One year bank statement along with employer’s letter and confirmed hotel booking in Pakistan in case of tourist/visit visa.
  • A letter from the local Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Firm/Business Profile and Invitation Letter from the counterpart in Pakistan, if travelling for Business purpose. A bank statement for the past six months duly verified by the bank is also required.
  • A Note Verbal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of concerned Mission in case of holding Diplomatic/Official passport. If holding UN Laissez-Passer, a note Verbal from UN office is required.
  • Study visas are issued only on receipt of admission letter/No Objection Certificate from the ministry of Interior, Islamabad.
  • When one parent is travelling with children, no objection from the other parent, in writing with copy of ID, is required.
  • Fee (charged on the basis of reciprocity). 

Additional Information

Extension of stay is possible; to be applied for at the Ministry of Interior.


Passengers arriving within 6 days after leaving or transiting countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and not holding a yellow fever vaccination certificate are subject to quarantine for 6 days.


Vaccination against Polio prior to departure from Pakistan required for all nationals and residents of Pakistan, and for visitors staying in Pakistan for more than 4 weeks.

 Kenyan High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan

 Plot # 1-2-3, Street # 27, Ramna 5

 Diplomatic Enclave. Islamabad, Pakistan

 Telephone: (+92) 51 260 1504 / 6

 Fax: (+92) 51 260 1507

 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Mrs Mishi Masika Mwatsahu, High Commissioner

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