BOI’s Work Visa Recommendation Portal

1. Citizens of foreign countries who wish to work and live in Pakistan can apply on this Portal for obtaining BoI’s Work Visa Recommendation Letter, which is a mandatory document as per list of documents required for WORK VISA – EXTENTION APPLICATION.

2. A Fee of US$100 per person per year is charged for the service by BOI.Only online fee through POVS will be accepted. Any request for refund or adjustment will not be entertained.

3. Set of original documents should be submitted to Board of Investment.

4. As per revised Visa Policy, Work Visa will be extended up to 2 years with multiple entries, therefore the request should clearly indicate the required duration.
5. 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.

For extension of multiple work visa apply online on below link
Frequently Asked Questions

List of Required Documents ·

⦁ Company’s covering letter stating the period of visa required and other necessary details.

⦁ Passport’s consisting of three pages i.e, information, entry and last visa page.

⦁ Colored Photographs.

⦁ Sponsor details (Company Focal Person Name, Designation, Email, Address, Cell number)

⦁ CV of the employee

⦁ BOI’s previous recommendation letter / previous visa page

⦁ Company's Registration Certificate.

⦁ Employment agreements.

⦁ Confirmation/ guarantee of the credentials of the expatriates by the company on their letter head.

⦁ Company profile.

⦁ Work / Family visa processing fee details.

⦁ FBR NTN Certificate
In case of any query please contact the following:
Mr. Muhammad Aslam, ,
Assistant Director (Visa Section),
Prime Minister's Office,
Board of Investment,
06th Floor, Kohsar Block, Pak Secretariat,
Tel: +92-51-9244530, Fax: +92-51-9215554
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