Consulate information


3517 International Court NW, Washington, DC 20008

Consular hours:

Drop off: Mon to Fri  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Pick up: Mon to Fri  3 – 4:30 pm

Phone: (202) 243-6500 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have a Covid-19 vaccination certification showing that they were fully vaccinated. All travelers entering Pakistan are required to provide their contact and travel information through the Pass Track App downloadable from Google Play/Apple Store or click on this link. For up to date information, click on this link
  • CONSULAR JURISDICTION. The Embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC offers consular services only for the residents of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC. Visit this website Embassy of Pakistan to learn more about their consular jurisdiction.
  • VISA APPLICATIONS. The Government of Pakistan has stopped issuing manual visas as of February 1, 2021. Visa applications have to be submitted online.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Tonga and Trinidad and Tobago.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL (Regular Tourist Visa, Business Visa, Missionary Visa, and other types of visas) MUST be applied online. Travelers must have a printed copy of the approved Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) to obtain Visa on Arrival (VOA). This applies to nationals of Argentina, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, UK, USA, Zambia, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • REGULAR APPLICATION PROCESS. Nationals of India are NOT eligible to apply for online visa. They can only apply for manual visa.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements e-Visa
Complete online application
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
*Notarized invitation letter
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.

* Invitation Letter (Sponsor Letter) has to be on affidavit and the host’s CNIC/Passport copy needs to be notarized from Pakistan (Original).

* Review the required visa processing fees as applicable in respect to different countries.

Forms and Links

Application Form Application Form (Indian nationals) Supplement Form (business visa) Online Application

Processing Time

Processing timeService typeCitizenship
3 to 4 weekse-VisaUS Nationals

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Visit/Tourist/Family Visit
US Nationals
160.00Single30 days
Tourist/Meetings & Conference
Depending on nationality

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: November 16, 2022