Journalists can apply for this visa which is valid for Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.
You can apply for two types of visas online :
First Time Visa (New) : You can apply for a new visa if you do not possess a valid Pakistan visa.
Extension Visa : You can apply for a visa extension if you posses a valid Pakistan visa and you are residing in Pakistan.
- All Journalists are eligible to apply subject to approval.
- Consultation Feedback is required from Press Attaché and Link Offices of the respective media houses.
- Letter from Media Agency/Organization
- Recommendation from Ministry of Information and Broadcasting/Press Attaché/Pakistani Mission Abroad.
- For Accredited and Pakistan-based Media Houses:
Visa valid for the entire tenure of the assignment subject to approval.
- For non Pakistan-based journalists:
Visa valid for 3 months or more, subject to approval.
- Entry for Accredited /Based (Short Term/Long Term) : 7-10 Days (Working Days)
- Entry For non Pakistan-based journalists – Individuals and Family (Up to 3 Months) : 7-10 Days (Working Days)
- Entry For non Pakistan-based journalists – Individuals and Family (Greater than 3 Months) : 4 Weeks (Working Days)
- Extension – Individual/Family : 4 Weeks (Working Days)