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Things to Note

1. Government of Pakistan has extended the New E-Visa Portal for 179 coutnries from 29th April, 2019 ( LIST OF COUNTRIES,).

2. The companies employing expariates from these 179 countreis are required to submit their work visa application on the E-Visa portal i.e. nadra.gov.pk.

3. Futhermore, the work visa processing fee charged by BoI be submitted (as per practice) @ US$100 per person per year in BoI’s account maintained at National Bank of Pakistan, Main Branch, Civic Centre, Islamabad.

4. The original payment receipt alongwith one set of original documents should be submitted to Board of Investment with covering letter clearly indicating the eleven digit case ID.
The following countries will remain active on BoI Work Visa Portal i.e. www.visa.invest.gov.pk only.

The following countries will remain active on BoI Work Visa Portal i.e. www.visa.invest.gov.pk only. Detail is as under:-
     
       
     
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 1. Bhutan   2. Chad 3. Congo
(Democratic Republic)
 4. Libya
5.Yemen 6.Mauritania 7. Sudan(north)
8.Swaziland (Eswatini) 9.Syria 10. Palestine        
11.Iraq   12.Algeria 13.Nigeria        
14.Afghanistan              



INSTRUCTIONS FOR ABOVE-MENTIONED TEN (10) COUNTRIES ·

The companies employing expatriates from above 10 countries are required to submit their Work Visa Application on the BoI’s Work Visa Portal i.e. www.visa.invest.gov.pk ·

The original payment receipt (for Work Visa Processing Fee) along-with five (05) sets of original documents should be submitted to Board of Investment with covering letter clearly indicating the five digit case ID. ·

As per revised Visa Policy, Work Visa will be granted for one year with Multiple entries, which will be extended on yearly basis in Pakistan.
 
You need to register a User Account before applying for Work Visa. You can include your Family Members in your Visa Application if they are accompanied by giving their details.  
The Application Process  
All questions will be asked in English Language, some of the questions are mandatory to be answered. It is advised in the own interest of applicant to provide the best possible answer. You will be asked to upload scanned documents in PDF and JPEG files during the process (for more information please visit FAQ page).  It is mandatory to submit hardcopies of the original documents along-with printout of the completed application in BoI as soon possible. After completing the final step Your application will be alotted a tracking ID with which you can track the status of your application.  
Most of the correctly filed onine applications are processed within five weeks, but it can take longer in some situations.  
You are allowed to stay in Pakistan on Work Visa only for the time the Government of Pakistan has approved for, if you wish to apply for extension then it is advised to apply for the same atleast 02 Months prior to the expiry of the earlier approved period. Overstay in any case will be treated illegal and will be dealt as per Rules and Laws of the Government of Pakistan.  
When you launch an application for Work Visa, You are certifying that all the information contained in it is true and correct. Misrepresenting any facts could render you ineligible to enter Pakistan, Please double-check and make sure that all answers are accurate and that every question has been answered completely.  


Please visit FAQ page for information regarding Payment Details.
 
In case of any query please contact the following:
Mr. Muhammad Aslam, ,
Dy. Assistant Director (Visa Section),
Prime Minister's Office,
Board of Investment,
Ataturk Avenue, G-5/1,
Islamabad.
Tel: (92-51) 924 4530, Fax: +92-51-9215554
Email: aslam@invest.gov.pk; aslam720gb@gmail.com ; investpak@pakboi.gov.pk