To promote investment in the country, the Government of Pakistan is granting 5 year Multiple Entry Business Visas to the businessmen of the countries listed under the following categories:

Application Type

You can apply for two types of visas online :
First Time (New) : You can apply for a new visa if you do not possess a valid Pakistan visa.
Extension : You can apply for a visa extension if you posses a valid Pakistan visa and you are residing in Pakistan.


Citizens of countries listed here are eligible to apply for this visa.

Required Documents

  1. Photograph
  2. Passport
  3. Proof of registration of company which is extending invitation (SECP/ Chamber of Commerce Certificate)
  4. Any of the following:
    • Recommendation letter from CC&I of respective foreign country
    • Invitation letter from business organization duly recommended by concerned trade organization in Pakistan
    • Recommendation letter by the honorary investment counselor of BOI/Commercial Attaché

Duration and Validity

  • A Business Visa may be granted for up to 5 years.
  • A Business Visa is valid for Multiple Entries in to Pakistan

Processing Time

  • Entry for Business Visa List countries :  24 Hours (Working Hours)
  • Entry for Non-Business Visa List countries : 4 Weeks (Working days)
  • Extension : 4 Weeks (Working days)