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Can I get a USA tourist visa from within Pakistan in 2021? And how much time will it take to get the visa stamped?

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As of this writing, no, you can not apply for such a visa from within Pakistan.

The US embassy and consulates in Pakistan are currently only processing visa applications for these categories:

  • Immigrant visa applicants who are spouses and children of U.S. citizens
  • F, M, certain J categories (alien physician, government visitor, international visitor professor, research scholar, short-term research scholar, specialist, secondary school student and college/university student)
  • I (media and journalism) category
  • Petition-based work visas: (H1B, H2B, L, O, P, Q, and R categories) not subject to Presidential Proclamation 10052. Exceptions to Presidential Proclamation 10052 are listed here.

Tourist visas are "nonimmigrant" B-2 visas and are not presently included in this list.

Depending on the course of the covid-19 pandemic, things may change later in the year. You should keep an eye on the Embassy's website for updates.

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