Jurisdiction of the Embassy

Residents of the following states are provided with consular services at the Embassy of Pakistan Berlin.

  1. Berlin
  2. Brandenburg
  3. Schleswig-Holstein
  4. Bremen
  5. Hamburg
  6. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  7. Saxony
  8. Lower Saxony
  9. Saxony-Anhalt



  1. General Visa Instructions. Applicants are advised to carefully read the following visa processing instructions  (common to all categories of Visas), this will ensure  smooth and speedy processing of E-Visas:-
    1. As per Government of Pakistan’s new Visa Policy 2019- E-Visa/Online Visa Portal has been made fully functional for:
  1. 175 Countries on E-Visa List (including Germany)
  2. 50 Countries for Visa on Arrival (Tourist Category) and 95 Business Visa List Countries through issuance of Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) (both categories include Germany)
  3. Citizens from India and Somalia (List-B Countries) and Afghanistan may apply for visas through paper-based applications in our Embassy/Consulate as per previous practice.
  1. Minimum 6 months valid passport is required for the visa processing.
  2. Applicant’s physical presence in Germany is must for issuance of visa.
  3. Applicants are advised to upload only original supporting documents for processing of visa applications (no faxed, photo copied or emailed documents will be accepted).
  4. Applicants to note, that fresh visa of Pakistan will only be issued on the expiry of previous visa.
  5. Host individuals/ companies to certify in invitation letters, that they will be responsible for applicants (in all respect) during their stay in Pakistan.
  6. For Third country nationals, submission of the valid German Visa and Anmeldung in Germany is mandatory.
  7. Nationals of Third Countries visiting Germany (as visitors, businessman and tourists) are advised to apply visa at the Pakistan Embassies in their country of residence or the Pakistani Embassy currently accredited to their country.


  1. E-Visa Specific Visa Instructions 
    1. Before starting the process of applying E-Visa, make sure you have following documents readily available:-
  1.       Electronic version of your photograph and all supporting documents.
  2.       Valid credit/ debit card for online payment.
  1. Please fill in the visa application form completely/ correctly, don’t leave any column vacant, the fields marked with (*) are mandatory (the provided data on the application form will be verified by relevant departments).
  2. While applying visa through Pakistan Online Visa System from Germany, please select your nearest Pakistani Mission based on Jurisdiction. Selection of appropriate Pakistani Mission is essential (nearest to your residence of applicant), as subsequently, some E-Visa applicants might be required to appear for an interview before Visa Counselor at Embassy/ Consulate General.
  3. Carefully select the category of visa as later it can’t be changed.
  4. Applicants are advised to plan their journeys/ business trips and purchase Air Tickets, as per the Time Lines given for the visa processing of various categories of E-Visas.
  5. For questions and/ or complaints, you can approach Ministry of Interior Officials at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/contact/) and Visa Counselor at the Embassy of Pakistan in Berlin (visasection@pakemb.de).




  1. Applicant. The applicant is the person (or persons) applying for Pakistan Online Visa.
  2. Abolition List. It is list of countries with whom Government of Pakistan have concluded agreement for abolition of Visa on reciprocal basis. See Visa Abolition List at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/visa-abolition-list/).
  3. Business Visa List. This is a list of business friendly countries identified by Government of Pakistan. See Business Friendly Countries List (BVL) at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/business-visa-list-bvl/).
  4. Dependent Children. A child or stepchild, who has not turned 18 years of age, or, if aged 18 years or over, is a dependent. A dependent child must not have a partner or be engaged to be married.
  5. Extension. You can extend your stay by applying for extension of relevant visa category in Pakistan.
  6. Housemaid. Domestic servant.
  7. Immediate family. Your partner and dependent children.
  8. INGO. The registered international non-governmental organization in Pakistan.
  9. Journalist Journalists, correspondents or reporters representing overseas news organizations.
  10. List-A Countries. List of 183 countries defined by Government of Pakistan. See List-A countries details at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/list-of-countries-a/).
  11. List-B Countries. List of 2 countries defined by Government of Pakistan. See the details of List B countries at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/list-of-countries-b/).
  12. List of Prohibited Areas in Pakistan. List of prohibited areas identified by Government of Pakistan. See Prohibited Areas list at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/prohibited-areas/).
  13. NGO. Non-Governmental Organization. A registered non-profit organization that operates independently of any government, one whose purpose is to address a social or political issue.
  14. NOC. No Objection Certificate, is a type of legal certificate issued by any agency, organization and institute or, in certain cases, an individual.
  15. Period of Stay. A foreigner may enter to Pakistan at any time within the validity of the granted visa. The period of stay will count from the date of his/ her arrival.
  16. POC. Pakistan Origin Card. It’s the Identity document issued to foreigners with Pakistan Origin.
  17. Tourist Friendly Countries. List of 50 countries defined by Government of Pakistan. See Tourist Friendly countries list at (http://visa.nadra.gov.pk/tourist-friendly-countriestfc/).
  18. Transit Visa. A visa allowing its holder to pass through a country only, not to stay there.
  19. Visa. Permission to travel to, to enter and/ or to remain in Pakistan for a period of time.
  20. Visa Validity. The validity of visa is the period during which it can be used. All visas are valid for entry into Pakistan from the date of issue and if the visa has not been utilized during this period, it would become invalid


For a complete guide on how to apply for Pakistan Online Visa, please visit the following webpage  (https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/downloads/application_guide.pdf).