Questions tagged [pakistani-citizens]

Questions regarding specifics of travelling with Pakistani passports.

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Passport lost 4 days before grace period ends. How to avoid illegal stay?

I am a Pakistani citizen on a student visa in the USA. I am on a grace period to leave the country. Just a week before my 60-day grace period ends, I lost my passport. I want to return to my country ...
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My passport's Machine Readable Zone is damaged. How do I deal with it?

I need your help about my passport. On my passport front page, the last line of the MRZ is damaged. Do I need to apply for new passport, or is this not an issue?
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Are Pakistani nationals restricted to entering India through four airports only?

A Pakistani friend who needs to go to India was informed (very late, near visa approval) by an Indian embassy official (in Singapore) that he can only enter* India through one of the four major ...
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Travel with a Finnish and a Pakistani Passport

I have got Finnish citizenship a few years ago. Before I was a pakistani national. Finland does not allow dual citizenship. I want to travel to Pakistan via Musqat with my Finnish passport and want ...
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Georgia visa for a Pakistan citizen

I am a Pakistani passport holder and planning to visit Georgia (the country) for my holidays. As there is no embassy of Georgia in Pakistan, I am finding it pretty difficult to get the basic ...
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Polio certification for one week UK visit

I'm a Pakistani citizen going to the UK for a week on a business visit. Do I need to have the polio certification?
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Am I being scammed? (UK visit visa refusal)

I am from Pakistan. I applied for a 4 week UK family visit visa with my 6 year old daughter and they refused, my refusal issue is the same. I am going to quote my refusal letter: [ These objections ...
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Can I enter Panama and Costa Rica on a 5-year, multiple US visa?

I have a 5 year validity US visitor's visa, with three years left, and want to visit Panama and Costa Rica for two weeks as a tourist. My travel agent says I can simply use my USA visa to enter those ...
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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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Am I entitled to US Visa Waiver Program?

I'm of Pakistani origin, recently I acquired a Scandinavian country citizenship. The Scandinavian citizens are entitled to Visa Waiver Program for the travel to United States. My question is that, ...
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Traveling to Australia, can I visit Malaysia without a visa?

I already got my student visa from Australia and I would like to ask a question here. I am Pakistani national .Is it possible to enter/visit Malaysia without a visa?
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What should we do about a UK Standard Visitor visa refusal (V4.2(a,c))?

Today, my mother's UK visit application got rejected. We live in Pakistan, and here, mostly, the property is owned by the males. Therefore, in our case, my mom does not have any property in her name. ...
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Green Card Holder Re-Entry

What documents does a Pakistani national green card holder need when re-entering the United States?
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Visa-free Travel Route on a Pakistani Passport

According to Wikipedia, there are a number of countries which allow Pakistanis visa-free travel, e-visa or visa on arrival. But none of those countries have direct flights from Pakistan and all the ...
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How I can get a Turkish visa to visit Istanbul on a layover?

I am flying to Tbilisi, Georgia with Turkish Airline. My stay in Istanbul is 12 hours. Can I get transit visa to visit Istanbul city ? I am from Pakistan with Oman employment visa.
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Are Pakistani citizens allowed to enter Goa, India?

Are there any kind of restrictions on Pakistani Nationals to enter in Goa, India, for any reason? If so, what are the restrictions?
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Can I transit in Lisbon on my way to Oslo as a holder of an official Pakistani passport?

I am a Pakistani doctor, having worked with the United Nations in Africa for a year. I have an official (service) passport issued by the government of Pakistan. I intend to visit Norway for about 8 ...
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How to get a Taiwanese visa as a Pakistani citizen?

I am a Pakistani national, have a company in China and my visa is Z category (Chinese Work Visa). I want to travel to Taiwan for a business trip. How I can get the visa?
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Transit through Serbia on Pakistani Passport with valid US and UK visas

I have a Pakistani Passport which has valid USA and UK multiple entry visas on it. Am I allowed to enter or transit through Serbia particularly Belgrade.
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From Portugal or Spain to the United States by cargo ship

I want to travel to the USA by cargo ship from either Portugal or Spain. Is it possible? How much does it cost? Is it possible that I can also have any job on the cargo ship while travelling to ...
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Can I leave Abu Dhabi airport while on a transit?

I am traveling from Pakistan to Bangkok on Etihad Airways. I have a transit at Abu Dhabi of 12 hours. Can I go out of the airport to spend the time in Abu Dhabi? I am holding a Pakistani passport. It ...
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Pakistani travelling to Indian Kashmir?

Is a Pakistani citizen allowed to visit Indian Jammu & Kashmir ? I asked my father about visiting it and he said Pakistanis are not allowed there. He also said they are scrutinized and are in ...
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Different signatures on passport and on ID card

I have a Pakistani passport. I want to know whether signature on passport should be same as on Identity card or it can be different?
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Can I use my Singapore double entry visa to enter Singapore just before visa expiry date and stay for its duration (30 days)?

I am a Pakistani. My visa for Singapore is a double journey visa that is valid from the 23.11.2015 till 25.01.2016. I have visited Malaysia for a holiday and now I would like to use my double journey ...
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Jeju island visa requirements for Pakistani

I am planning to visit to Jeju Island, Korea, for vacation (5 to 6 days) with my friends. Is there any specific visa requirement for me and my friends traveling from Pakistan to Jeju?
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Netherlands Schengen visa for non-EU spouse of a British national

I am a Pakistani citizen and my husband a British national. We both have planned a trip for Netherlands. My husband is presently in U.K. He will join me in Netherlands. I have applied for Schengen ...
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How to visit Georgia as a Pakistani citizen?

I am a Pakistani passport holder and I am here in China I want to go to Georgia for visiting. How I can go? How I can get visa?
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UK visit visa refused twice: first for funds parking, then for questionable purpose of travel. Should I reapply? [duplicate]

I am Pakistani citizen female doctor residing in Saudi Arabia with my Husband. I had applied for Business visit visa ((PLAB/OSCE TEST) to take MRCP PACES (Medical Post Graduate Diploma) exam in the UK ...
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About Jeju Island visas

I am planning to visit to Jeju Island, Korea, for vacation (5 to 6 days). Is there any specific visa requirement for me because I'm traveling also to Singapore, Macau or the Philippines from Pakistan?
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Italian consulate in Dubai annulled my visa after my family applied [closed]

My case is very simple and straightforward. I applied for my Schengen Visa and got it on 10 October 18, for traveling to Italy on 13 December 2018 without Interview. My family showed interest later to ...
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Can a transit visa be issued at the airport?

A colleague of mine traveled to the Philippines via Malaysia. Apparently, the terminal for his onward flight is 4km away from the arrival terminal. He is Pakistani and doesn't have a transit visa and, ...
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Still waiting for a decision on my visit visa application

On August 5, 41 days ago, I submitted an application for a UK visitor visa. This is the third time I have applied. The only notice I have received so far says this: "Unfortunately, the processing of ...
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Am I allowed to do a six-week internship in Germany on a 'normal' Schengen visa?

I have a summer internship offer from Germany. It'd be a summer internship of six weeks in Munich, unpaid but I am willing to bear all expenses (accommodation, travel etc). Can I do that on a 'normal'...
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Are used Schengen/UK visas acceptable for Turkish e-visa

I got a UK visa for one month (restricted validity). It expires on November 4. Pakistani citizens are eligible to apply for a Turkish e visa if they have a valid UK visa. I want to visit Istanbul for ...
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Schengen visa refused but my husband's was granted

My Schengen visa application at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Pakistan was refused. I have submitted an appeal, stating all my reasons for traveling there. My application reached Dutch Immigration ...
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Request for guidance about visa type for conference in USA

I belong to Pakistan and doing PhD in Italy. My research paper is accepted for conference in US. I want to participate in conference but facing confusion about the visa type. What type of visa is ...
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Can a Pakistani citizen transit through Netherlands or Switzerland if traveling with an official passport?

I am going to UK to attend an official meeting and have UK visit visa. Can I go to UK through Switzerland or Amsterdam. I have an official passport of Pakistan but I do not have a Schengen visa.
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Taiwan tourist visa for Pakistani citizen

I am a Pakistani citizen living in Pakistan and would like information about a Taiwan visa. I have checked this website but was unable to find any information for Pakistani citizens. There is ...
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Thailand transit visa for 5 days on Pakistani passport

I would like to know if one can apply or get on arrival a Thailand 5 days transit visa? My husband is coming back to Australia from Pakistan and he wants to stay in Thailand for 5 days. Does he need ...
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UK Visitor (standard) With Family Situation

I am a Masters Student in Germany and will be student while traveling to UK. My nationality is Pakistani I want to visit my sister living in UK (British national) but she is living under government ...
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Mexican visa for Finnish residence permit holder

I am a Pakistani national working in Finland on a residence permit (Type A), and want to travel to Mexico for holidays. Do I need a Mexican visa, or am I exempted from that requirement because of my ...
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Do I need a transit visa travelling from Pakistan via Turkey to Iraq?

I've got a Pakistani passport & I'm going to travel from Pakistan to Iraq with a stay of 17 hours at a Turkish airport. Do I need a transit visa?
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Can I enter Mexico without a visa but with an Italian residence permit?

I am a Pakistani citizen with an Italian residence permit (Polizia di Stato). I would like to travel to Mexico over Christmas. I don't have a visa. Will my Italian residence permit allow me to enter ...
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Which visa would be better: UK or EU?

I am married to British citizen who is in the UK. I am in Pakistan and have been for the last 5 years. We are separated but we are still husband and wife. I was issued a 2-year UK visa but I left the ...
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Does a Pakistani citizen need a visa to visit Jeju Island?

I am from Pakistan and our Karachi consulate said to me that we need South Korea visa to visit Jeju Island, do we?
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Is it mandatory, for a dual citizen, to have a NICOP to enter/exit Pakistan

The person (minor child) in question is a dual citizen (Pakistan/USA). He has valid passports of both countries. I am aware of the question on how to use two passports while traveling. I want to know ...
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Why has my Canada Visitor Visa been refused? And what can I do about it?

I am a Pakistani national. I applied for Canadian visitor visa 10 days ago and received a rejection today. The reasons given were: You have not satisfied me that you would leave Canada at the end ...
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Am I allowed stopover in Zurich airport without transit visa?

I am a pakistani national, travelling to China from London. I have valid UK student visa (expires in 2.5 years). The flight will stopover in zurich. I have an opportunity to book a flight with a 16 ...
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Do I need a Hong Kong transit visa if I travel to Shenzhen via Hong Kong airport?

I am a Pakistani national living and working in Germany. I need to travel to Shenzen for business and the easiest route is to fly to Hong Kong and then take the ferry to Shenzen (no entry into Hong ...
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North Cyprus on Schengen Visa

I am a Pakistani National currently residing in Hungary with a Hungarian residence permit that allows me to travel visa-free throughout the Schengen zone. I also know that i can travel to south Cyprus ...