What is the visa on arrival for Pakistani passport 2023?
Visa on arrival for Pakistani passport means Pakistani passport holders don’t need to apply visa of a country in advance. they can take a flight to that country without any visa but when they reach the international airport of the destination country, a visa will be granted to them at the airport; this is called a visa on arrival for Pakistani passport. A fee may be charged for this visa at the airport and some documents may be asked for by airport immigration like hotel booking, proof of sufficient funds, show money, credit card, yellow fever vaccination certificate, and invitation letter from your connections in the destination country. However, a valid passport and return or onward flight ticket are mandatory in most cases. Same as visa-free entry, you cannot work in the country with a visa on arrival. However, if you want to live more than your visa, you can get an extension on your visa on arrival without leaving the country.
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Visa On Arrival Countries For Pakistan 2023.
According to Wikipedia and Henley global passport ranking, 26 countries are currently offering visas on arrival for Pakistani passport in 2023. However, three countries have canceled this facility for Pakistan. We have listed both those who are still offering and those who have canceled. This list is derived from Henley Global Passport Index.
up to 30 days stay with visa on arrival. E visa is also available through the Cambodia Immigration E visa portal.
2. Cape Verde
Cape Verde is also listed by Henley Passport Index as Visa on arrival for Pakistani Citizens. Recently, Cape Verde immigration has changed immigration policy. Now, Pakistani citizens need to apply for pre-registration before traveling to Cape Verde. Pakistani citizens can travel to Cape Verde and stay there for up to 30 days. A fee of around 55 euros may be charged. Pre-registration allows you to travel to cape Verde without a visa however, an Entry permit or visa on arrival will be granted at Cape Verde international airport.
up to 45 days stay with visa on arrival.
30 days stay with visa on arrival. visa fee may be charged around 30 USD. extension up to 30 or 60 days is possible but it may cost an additional fee. please read more details at Timor-Leste Immigration’s official website.
up to 90 days stay with visa on arrival but its visa on arrival process is a little complicated, you may need an invitation letter from Guinea-Bissau and some other documents. it is advised that you should apply an E Visa if you want to travel to this country. For details about Visa on arrival and E visa, please visit immigration’s official website
6. Kenya ( No more visa-free or visa on arrival. Visa is required in 2023)
Previously Kenya was offering visa on arrival for Pakistani passport holders with a stay of up to 90 days but now a visa is required. you can get e visa in advance through the official website of Kenyan Immigration.
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up to 90 days stay with visa on arrival. Immigration website.
e visa is also available at the official website of Madagascar Immigration.
up to 30 days stay with visa on arrival. The extension may be granted for 90 days in total.
you can read more at the Maldives Immigration website.
up to 90 days stay with an arrival visa.
According to Henley Mozambique is a visa on arrival for Pakistani citizens and You can stay up to 90 days with a visa on arrival. But It is highly recommended that you get a visa in advance before traveling to Mozambique.
Nepal is visa on arrival for Pakistanis for 30 days. however, it is advisable to get a visa in advance.
Palau visa on arrival for Pakistan citizens, up to 30 days stay is allowed however, an extension up to a total of 90 days is possible. a fee may be charged around 50 USD. Read more at this website and immigration contact.
Visa-free of cost is available on arrival with a Stay of 30 Days with multiple entries. To get a visa on arrival at Qatar International airport, you have to meet the following requirements:
- Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months.
- You must have a round trip or onward confirmed air ticket.
- You have to have a confirmed hotel booking as proof of accommodation.
- You must have an amount of 5000 QR or a valid credit/debit card.
- If you are traveling from Pakistan, you have to get a polio vaccination certificate from the government hospital in Pakistan.
- This visa can be extended for additional 30 days inside Qatar.
for more details Please visit the official website of MOI Qatar
Samoa is listed by Henley as a visa on arrival for Pakistanis. Stay up to 90 days is allowed with a visa on arrival. you can read more on their website.
visitor permit for up to 90 days stay is issued on arrival. however, it can be extended up to 1 year. read more at the website of Seychelles immigration.
up to 30 days stay with an arrival visa is granted. extension up to 90 in total may be granted. read more at the Somalian Immigration Website.
Tanzania is listed by Henley as a visa-on-arrival country for Pakistani passport holders but actually, it is no more visa on arrival for Pakistanis. Pakistani nationals require special clearance from the Commissioner General of Immigration or the Commissioner of Immigration (Zanzibar) before issuance of the Visa. This country falls under the Referral Visa Category. you Can Read More on their website.
it is a visa on arrival for Pakistanis. according to Wikipedia Pakistanis can stay up to 7 days in Togo with a visa on arrival. but we are trying to find more details from immigration and hope to update here very soon.
it allows 30 day stay with a visa on arrival. More information can be read on their website.
it is also a visa on arrival from a single entry visa for up to 30 days to a multiple entry visa for 36 months. e visas are also available at their e-visa portal.
22. Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone has been recently added to the list of visa-on-arrival countries for Pakistani passport holders. [You should Read: Cover Letter for Visa Application]
According to a recently published global passport ranking by the henley passport index in January 2023, Senegal is visa now on arrival for citizens of Pakistan.
3 Countries Withdrawn Visa On Arrival for Pakistan:
When Henley Passport Index released its global passport ranking in early 2019, the number of visa-on-arrival countries for Pakistan was 24. Later in the mid of 2019, Henley removed three countries from the list of Pakistan visa-on-arrival countries. According to Henley, the following three countries have withdrawn visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders. Pakistanis citizens will now need an advance visa for these countries.
Benin was listed as a visa on arrival country for Pakistani citizens. Still, Henley Passport Index has recently updated its website and Benin is no more a visa-on-arrival country for Pakistanis. however, nationals of Pakistan can get a Benin E visa through the Benin E visa website.
According to a recent update by the Henley Global Passport index, Bolivia is no more a visa-on-arrival country for Pakistani citizens. So Pakistanis need to apply for an advance visa for Bolivia. Read Visa application Details on Bolivia Immigration website.
Djibouti is No more a visa on arrival country for the Pakistani passport holder. however, it issues e visa to the citizen of Pakistan too.
although these countries are offering visa on arrival for Pakistani passport holders in 2023 yet you can see that most of them are not very attractive in the view of looking for a bright career abroad. however, if your purpose is traveling or business, you can take advantage of these visa-on-arrival offers.