Questions tagged [pakistan]

A muslim country in South Asia, bordered by Afghanistan, India, China and Iran. The federal capital is Islamabad and the largest city is port city of Karachi.

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From Myanmar or India to Europe overland

I am currently in Myanmar, soon going to India, and I have been looking at my options to go to Belgium without a plane for a while now. I have three options A) new Delhi cross wagah border into ...
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Legalization in Pakistan of Documents for Finland

Want to ask how to legalize documents in Pakistan with no consulate or embassy representing Finland here. I looked around everywhere and can't find any answer for this.
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Last name change for Pakistan visa

I just received my passport 9 months ago. I also received my 2-year visa to Pakistan to travel back and forth. I changed my last name this past month. Will I still be able to use my visa to Pakistan ...
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Traveling to Afghanistan through Pakistan- transit visa problems

Basically I have booked my family tickets to Afghanistan through Pakistan. I was well aware that i will be needing a transit on our way back because there is a 20 hour layover in Islamabad and so i ...
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How to proceed Hunza/Swat/Naran/Skardu with valid Karachi Visa for an Indian National?

For an Indian national who already has a Karachi Visa; is it mandatory to get a NOC to visit beautiful places like Hunza Tour(Gilgit-Baltistan), Skardu Tour, Swat Tour or similar places in the ...
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How can I know whether a police escort is required in a given area of Pakistan?

I have read that a police escort might be needed/required in some areas of Pakistan. E.g. https://www.thebrokebackpacker.com/is-pakistan-safe/ (mirror): you might have to travel with an armed ...
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Is a police escort in Pakistan assigned to the foreigner automatically or must the foreigner request it?

I have read that a police escort might be needed/required in some areas of Pakistan. E.g. https://www.thebrokebackpacker.com/is-pakistan-safe/ (mirror): you might have to travel with an armed ...
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Chinese multiple entry Visa in-out options for Pakistan?

I saw alot of people coming to China with business Visa with M TYPE and after 3 months they go to hongkong or Taiwan and get back with another entry. As for Pakistan it's not free entry to hongkong or ...
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Visa4UK Appointments Pakistan

Just wondered if anyone else is trying to apply for a settlement (spouse) visa for their respective partners to come to the UK. I have completed the application and confirmed as such. I then go to the ...
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UK visitor visa from Lahore Pakistan

This a procedural question but very confusing , kindlh help if anyone knows People who are applying for UK visitor visa from Lahore Paksitan are they going to scan the documents And also take the ...
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Tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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What should I do about wrong address in my UK visa application? [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan. My husband and I have applied for UK visit visas. I filled both applications. After submitting and paying, when I took the prints, I realized that I had made 3 minor (in my opinion)...
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Turkish E-visa by schengen Visa [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa for 9-12th March. I intend to travel to Germany on 9th and I have my flight to Turkey on 12th. As my Schengen would be valid on 12th, can I apply for a Turkish e-visa as I ...
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Has my Pakistan Origin Card (POC) expired or not? How to apply for a POC renewal?

As per date on my POC, it expired in May 2018, but when I try to submit application for renewal online, it says your POC is not expired and my application does not get through. What do I do now?
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Going to Pakistan in 3 weeks time but NICOP expired

My NICOP is expired and I have already booked a flight to Pakistan via Qatar Airways. My wife has a valid NICOP card but my 5 years old child has never had a NICOP or any other Pakistani ID card ...
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Pakistani Sim on roaming in UK some questions?

I wanted to ask that if you use a pakistani sim on roaming in UK And call a UK number from that Pakistani Sim roaming number what does it show on the UK mubile number that the person is calling from ...
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How long does Indian visa processing take for an American born citizen of Pakistani heritage?

I am an American born, US citizen. My parents however came over from Pakistan in the 70's and haven't been back since. They have been citizens for over 30 years. I am going to the embassy in SF to ...
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I have a schengen visa can I enter to london [duplicate]

I have a schengen short stay visa can I enter to london I have examine pte acedemic test in london
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visit to mother grave [duplicate]

I have lived in Germany since 2011 and I have had refugee status since 2017. My mother died in 2013. I want to visit her grave. How can I do that? I need only 10 days to go back to my country Pakistan....
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Complaint procedure for visit visa to UK 6 month [duplicate]

Can the sponsor or applicant make a complaint for the decision of visit visa to UK for 6 months ? What is the procedure or link to do that ?
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Unused student visa

I have an italian student visa but i have changed my mind not to go for masters due to some personal reasons. Will the unused visa be a problem for me applying for other schengen countries in future?
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I got a Schengen visa from the Netherlands embassy. My entry point is Amsterdam and my exit point is Italy. Is there any issue?

I just want to know if it's necessary that my entry and exit points in the Schengen Area are the same. For example, I decided to enter in Amsterdam and exit from Milan. Is there any issue?
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Brazil Visit Visa can take UK Transit Visa [duplicate]

My question is this that I have Brazil Visit visa, while traveling to Brazil my flight is connected from London to Brazil, in that case can I apply transit visa for UK to go outside? I have Pakistan ...
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Dubai transit visa for Pakistani national

I live in Dubai. My brother has a Pakistani passport. He is on a study tour to the Netherlands. He has a flight to Lahore via Abu Dhabi. Is it possible for him to get a transit visa in Abu Dhabi ...
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How to get a Hong Kong visa from Pakistan?

There is no Hong Kong embassy in Pakistan. How should I apply for a visa and how should I pay for it if I have to send documents?
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Does a UK citizen need a transit visa for Pakistan?

I know, dumb question again but I am struggling to get "consistent" information and wondering if anyone here had a similar experience. That and I'm having issues contacting airline/embassy, so thought ...
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French visa processing location and public holidays

Is a passport sent to France for visa processing or is it processed at the local embassy (applicant's home country) for a French visa? Do public holidays in my home country have an impact on visa ...
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Will a previous visa rejection affect my Canadian visa application?

I wish to apply for a Canadian visit visa. I will be applying from Pakistan. I will be visiting a friend so I have some questions. I am still a student, 22 years old. Will that affect its outcome? ...
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Travelling to Pakistan with expired NICOP

According to the Federal Immigration Authority Pakistan, it's possible for dual citizens to travel to Pakistan with an expired NICOP. http://www.fia.gov.pk/en/achievements/broucher/EN.jpg I've ...
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Bank statement UK visitor visa

ECO concerned with opening balance of bank statement ? My statement of account is consistent and there is no funds Parking . Can he refuse application by simply stating how you got money ? My monthly ...
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Visiting Pakistan with 6-month validity passport

I have a US passport, which is set to expire on July 9th, 2018. I'm visiting Pakistan from March 21st to April 2nd. I have a Pakistan visa, which is valid until the expiration of my passport and it ...
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UK visit visa company sponsor support documents [duplicate]

I am applying for a visit visa to the UK to attend a competition, I have an invitation letter for it. A company is willing to sponsor me, but I need info on what documents are needed. I have an idea ...
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How to get from Mirpur New City to Benazir Bhutto Airport?

What's the fastest way to get from Mirpur New City to Benazir Bhutto Airport? I tried looking for private car hire or shuttles but can't find anything reliable.
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Driving from Europe to India, do you get automobile insurance at the border of each country?

I'm currently in Turkey and was told the UK insurance is not valid in Turkey (only in Europe). So I had to pay for the vehicle insurance at the border. For driving through Iran, Pakistan, to India, ...
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Travelling to Pakistan on expiring passport [duplicate]

I have a US passport valid for several years, and a Pakistani passport expiring mid-August. I'd like to travel from the US to Pakistan and back in March. Can the Pakistani immigration authorities ...
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Is it safe to swim at Clifton Beach, Pakistan?

Wikivoyage says of Clifton Beach: This was the world's most popular silver-sand beach and health resort throughout the 20th century, but it was affected by an oil spill in 2003 when the Greek ...
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Can Indian citizens easily get a Pakistani transit visa?

I am an Indian citizen and want to visit Karachi, Pakistan. Thanks to the rivalry between the two countries, no individual tourist visas are given to citizens of the other nation. However, while on ...
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Is it possible to cross the border at Wagah with a private car? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen planning to travel from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Calicut (India) by car. I want to know whether I can cross the border at Wagah with my car.
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Can I enter Pakistan with less than 6 months validity on my Belgian passport?

I will travel to Pakistan with my Belgian passport. I have dual nationality and a National Pakistani ID card, so I do not need a visa to enter Pakistan. My passport will expire less than 6 months (5 ...
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How to obtain no objection certificate (NOC) for visiting Neelum valley as a foreign national?

I am a Bahranian national and would like to visit Neelum vallley in Pakistan administered Kashmir. How can I obtain a no objection certificate(NOC) for my visit there?
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How can I obtain a Pakistani letter of invitation without having to book a tour? [closed]

I may apply for a Pakistani tourist visa soon, and the embassy in Bern requires an invitation letter (LOI) for tourist visas. The one I've found without booking a tour charges EUR 55 here Is there ...
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What's Pakistan like for a foreigner (a Polish) guy who wants to travel there? [closed]

I'm a Polish guy who wants to travel to the beautiful country of Pakistan. I would appreciate it if someone with experience of that place as a tourist chimes in. How is it like there? I mean with ...
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Can I still fly to Pakistan if my passport number on my Pakistan Origin Card does not match my current passport number?

Can I still fly to Pakistan if my passport number on my Pakistan Origin Card does not match my current passport number?
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Can I expect to be welcome in Pakistan if I'm an Indian? [closed]

I'm an Indian researching The Harappan Civilization of India as my personal interest. Unfortunately after Partition the area is located in Pakistan. Since India and Pakistan are well-known enemies, ...
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What are the coordinates of Trango Towers?

What are the coordinates of Trango Towers? I could see 35°46′N 76°11′E on Wikipedia, however they aren't visible on Google Earth.
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Can a Pakistani dual citizen visit Israel without any problems?

Pakistan does not recognize Israel (not sure if vice versa), so Pakistani citizens cannot travel there. However if a Pakistani holds an European passport as well, can s/he travel to Israel for visit ...
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Can I go to Pakistan with two months' expiry date on my passport?

I'm British and don't need a visa for Pakistan as I have a valid NADRA card. I am coming back within passport validity time as I have return ticket.
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For a connecting flight, will United need my final destination visa?

I am flying from New York to Islamabad and am connecting in the UK. The flight from New York to the UK will be with United Airlines. Will United need to see a Pakistani visa or authorization to enter ...
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Pakistani traveling to Bangalore (India) on business visit

I live in the UK and work for a Big 4 consulting firm. I'm supposed to make a trip to Bangalore but I hold a Pakistani passport, so not too sure if there are still issues with Pakistanis in India. I ...
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Pakistani Passport expiring 4 months after traveling from US to Pakistan - Can I renew my passport in Pakistan?

I have a Pakistani Passport which is expiring at the end of July and I am traveling from USA to Pakistan at the end of March (validity of around 4 months). I have a Green Card as well. Will they ...