Things to Note

1. Government of Pakistan (Ministry of Interior/NADRA) has launched a new E-Visa portal on 15th March, 2019.

2. Initially this portal is available for nationals of five countries namely China, UAE, Turkey, UK and Malaysia.

3. The companies employing expats from these five countries are required to submit their work visa applications on the E-Visa portal i.e

4. Furthermore, the work visa processing fee charged by BoI be submitted (as per previous practices) @ US $100 per person per year in BoI’s account maintained at National Bank of Pakistan, Main Branch, Civic Centre, Islamabad.

5. The original payment receipt should be submitted to Board of Investment with covering letter clearly indicating the eleven digit case ID.

6. As per revised visa, policy work visa will be granted for one year with multiple entries, which will be extended on yearly basis in Pakistan.
You need to register a User Account before applying for Work Visa. You can include your Family Members in your Visa Application if they are accompanied by giving their details.
The Application Process Frequently Asked Questions
All questions will be asked in English Language, some of the questions are mandatory to be answered. It is advised in the own interest of applicant to provide the best possible answer. You will be asked to upload scanned documents in PDF and JPEG files during the process (for more information please visit FAQ page).  It is mandatory to submit hardcopies of the original documents along-with printout of the completed application in BoI as soon possible. After completing the final step Your application will be alotted a tracking ID with which you can track the status of your application.   Download Challan Form,
Most of the correctly filed onine applications are processed within five weeks, but it can take longer in some situations.  
You are allowed to stay in Pakistan on Work Visa only for the time the Government of Pakistan has approved for, if you wish to apply for extension then it is advised to apply for the same atleast 02 Months prior to the expiry of the earlier approved period. Overstay in any case will be treated illegal and will be dealt as per Rules and Laws of the Government of Pakistan.  
When you launch an application for Work Visa, You are certifying that all the information contained in it is true and correct. Misrepresenting any facts could render you ineligible to enter Pakistan, Please double-check and make sure that all answers are accurate and that every question has been answered completely.  

Please visit FAQ page for information regarding Payment Details.
In case of any query please contact the following:
Mr. Muhammad Aslam, ,
Dy. Assistant Director (Visa Section),
Prime Minister's Office,
Board of Investment,
Ataturk Avenue, G-5/1,
Tel: (92-51) 924 4530, Fax: +92-51-9215554
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