Visa Requirements For Foreigners Planning To Visit Hunza Valley



Nationals of almost all countries require visa in order to enter Pakistan. If you are planning to visit Hunza Valley then you would require a valid Tourist Visa. The good news is that its fairly easy to get a Pakistani visa. In this article i will explain requirements of visa and how to get it done.

Visa Requirements

All tourists need an invitation letter from a Pakistani national or any travel agency. You can get it from TripAdvisor website, You need to ask for LOI in Pakistani forum and people will send you the letter via email for free or you can contact us to arrange an invitation letter via our travel agency partners. Requirements vary from country to country but following are the required documents for most of the countries:

  1. Notarized scan copy of national identity card of the person who is inviting you in Pakistan. In case of a company the national identity card of the owner of the company is required.
  2. Sponsor letter from a person or travel agency on a affidavit.
  3. If you are a student then a letter of introduction from your institute might be required.

These requirements are pretty simple and easy to fulfill. Please contact your local Pakistani embassy before actually going there and ask about the latest visa requirements. Visa requirements are frequently changing.

Tourist Visa Extension

All tourists visiting Pakistan are eligible for 6 month visa extension. Visa can be extended by visiting any regional passport office (RPO). The regional passport offices are established in following cities:

  1. Islamabad
  2. Lahore
  3. Peshawar
  4. Quetta
  5. Karachi

Group Tourist Visa On Arrival

The government of Pakistan has introduce a new class of visa on arrival for group of tourists. So if you and your friends are planning to visit Pakistan then you can avail this facility at any international airport of Pakistan. Application for group visa on arrival is to be lodged by the authorized travel agency only.

The designated travel agency will take your particulars and will apply for the visa on arrival on your behalf. Once application is approved they will inform you and then you are free to travel and enter Pakistan at any international airport.

Countries Eligible For Group Tourist Visa On Arrival

  • Austria
  • France
  • Korea
  • Singapore
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Spain
  • Canada
  • Greece
  • Malaysia
  • Sweden
  • China
  • Iceland
  • Netherlands
  • Thailand
  • Denmark
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • United Kingdom
  • Finland
  • Japan
  • Portugal
  • United States Of America

Visa Approval Time

It takes 2 to 3 weeks to process your visa application but most of the time you will get your passport in just 2-3 days only. But always apply for visa in advance because in some cased they may ask for additional documents and it may take longer than 3 weeks.

Tourist Visa Charges

Country of Passport Single Multiple Transit Business /Work
Afghanistan Gratis Gratis (Double Only) Gratis Gratis
Algeria $ 20 $ 41 $ 20 $ 29
Angola $ 24 $ 42 $ 24 $ 34
Argentina $ 36 $ 36 $ 36 $ 51
Armenia $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 60
Australia $ 42 $ 84 $ 42 $ 60
Austria $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Azerbaijan $ 48 $ 96 $ 24 $ 68
Bahrain $ 120 $ 240 $ 170
Brunei $ 10 $ 19 $ 10 $ 14
Bangladesh $ 2 $ 6 $ 2 $ 3
Belarus $ 60 $ 60  $ 60 $ 85
Bosnia $ 24 $ 38 $ 24 $ 34
Belgium $ 36 $ 60 $ 12 $ 51
Benin  $ 1 $ 2 $ 1 $ 2
Bolivia $ 6 $ 12 $ 6 $ 9
Brazil $ 96 $ 96 $ 96 $ 136
Botswana $ 7 $ 12 $ 7 $ 10
British Nationals $ 153 (Single)/ $ 180 (Double)   $ 80 $ 179(Student Visa)
$ 495 (1 year) $ 495( 1 year)
$ 495( 2 year) $ 495( 2 year)
$ 720 (5 year) $ 720 (5 year)
British Nationals $ 95 (Single)/ $ 149 (Double) $ 300 (1 year) $ 80 $ 252( 1 year)
$ 300( 2 year) $ 252( 2 year)
$ 432 (5 year) $ 432 (5 year)
Bulgaria $ 48 $ 96 $ 48 $ 68
Burkina Faso $ 30 $ 60 $ 12 $ 43
Burma (Myanmar) $ 24(Single)/ $ 36(Double) $ 180 24 $ 34(Single) / $ 51(Double)
Cameroon $ 6 $ 12 $ 6 $ 9
Canada $ 78 $ 150 $ 78 $ 111
China Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Chile $ 72 $ 144 $ 72 $ 102
Costa Rica $ 2 $ 5 $ 2 $ 3
Columbia $ 12 $ 24 $ 12 $ 17
Congo $ 42 $ 164 $ 42 $ 60
Cyprus $ 10 $ 20 $ 10 $ 20
Czech Republic Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Denmark $ 24 $ 48 $ 24 $ 34
Dominican Republic $ 1 $ 2 $ 1 $ 2
Ecuador Gratis $ 60 Gratis $ 85 
Egypt $ 36 $ 60 $ 36 $ 51
Estonia $ 60 $ 60   $ 60 $ 85
Ethiopia $ 60 $ 96 $ 60 $ 85
Finland $ 30 $ 52 $ 12 $ 43
France $ 30 $ 60 $ 12 $ 43
Gabon $ 2 $ 5 $ 2 $ 3
Gambia $ 88 $ 113 $ 88 $ 125
Georgia $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 85
Germany $ 36 $ 54 $ 12 $ 51
Ghana $ 7 $ 12 $ 7 $ 10
Greece $ 118 $ 235 $ 118 $ 167
Guinea $ 65 $ 120 $ 65 $ 92
Guinea Bissau $ 113 $ 337 $ 113 $ 160
Haiti $ 1 $ 2 $ 1 $ 2
Hungary $ 60 $ 120 $ 36 $ 85
Iceland Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
India $ 5 $ 5 $ 5 $ 8
Indonesia $ 48 $ 96 $ 19 $ 68
Iran $ 24 $ 48 $ 18 $ 34
Iraq $ 46 $ 46 $ 46 $ 65
Ireland        
Italy $ 19 $ 19 $ 6 $ 27
Ivory Coast $ 84 $ 288 $ 84 $ 119
Japan Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Jordan $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Kazakhstan $ 120 $ 240 $ 18 $ 170
Kenya $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Korea (South) $ 36 $ 96 $ 36 $ 51
Kuwait $ 24 $ 48 $ 12 $ 34
Kyrgyz $ 132 $ 240 $ 60 $ 187
Latvia $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 85
Lebanon $ 44 $ 65 $ 38 $ 63
Libya $ 31 $ 60 $ 31 $ 44
Lithuania $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 85
Luxembourg $ 2 $ 5 $ 2 $ 3
Malawi $ 48 $ 66 $ 24 $ 68
Malaysia $ 6 $ 6 $ 6 $ 9
Malta $ 58 $ 96 $ 38 $ 82
Mauritius Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Mexico $ 34 $ 94 $ 34 $ 48
Moldova $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 85
Morocco $ 32 $ 48 $ 12 $ 46
Mozambique $ 1 $ 2 $ 1 $ 2
Namibia $ 4 $ 7 $ 4 $ 6
Nepal $ 36 $108 $ 36 $ 51
Netherlands        
New Zealand $ 96 $ 96 $ 96 $ 1,788
Niger $ 36 $ 120 $ 36 $ 51
Nigeria $ 106 $ 84 $ 150
Norway $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Oman $ 30 $ 36 $ 30 $ 44
Panama $ 4 $ 7 $ 4 $ 6
Peru $ 12 $ 30 $ 12 $ 17
Philippines $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Poland $ 48 $ 90 $ 18 $ 68
Portugal $ 42 $ 96 $ 12 $ 60
Qatar $ 32 $ 114 $ 198
Romania $ 22 $ 54 $ 22 $ 31
Russia $ 127 $ 216 $ 120 $ 180
Rwanda $ 5 $ 10 $ 5 $ 7
Salvador $ 1 $ 2 $ 1 $ 2
Saudi Arabia $ 17 $ 144 $ 1 $ 24
Senegal $ 88 $ 180 $ 88 $ 126
Sierra Leone $ 132 $ 212 $ 132 $ 187
Singapore $ 24 $ 24 $ 24 $ 34
Slovakia Gratis Gratis Gratis Gratis
Somalia $ 12 $ 12 $ 12 $ 17
South Africa $ 60 $ 60 $ 60 $ 85
Spain $ 30 $ 60 $ 12 $ 43
Sri Lanka $ 1 $ 1 $ 1 $ 2
Sudan (North) $ 36 $ 72 $ 36 $ 51
Sudan (South) $ 120 $ 240 $ 120 $ 170
Surinam $ 6 $ 12 $ 6 $ 9
Swaziland $ 2 $ 5 $ 2 $ 3
Sweden $ 30 $ 42 $ 10 $ 43
Switzerland $ 29 $ 29 $ 29 $ 41
Syria $ 18 $ 36 $ 18 $ 26
Tanzania $ 240 $ 240 $ 240 $ 340
Tajikistan $ 60 $ 144   $ 85
Thailand $ 30 $ 144 $ 24 $ 43
Togo $ 30 $ 60 $ 12 $ 43
Tunisia $ 5 $ 10 $ 5 $ 7
Turkey $ 70 $ 228   $ 99
Turkmenistan $ 61 $ 85   $ 87
Uganda $ 30 $ 30 $ 30 $ 43
Ukraine $ 198 $ 474   $ 281
United Arab Emirates $ 240 $ 480 $ 34 $ 340
U.S.A. $ 192 $ 192 $ 192 $ 192
Uzbekistan $ 72 $ 318 $ 58 $ 102
Venezuela $ 2 $ 5 $ 2 $ 3
Vietnam $ 30 $ 48 $ 30 $ 43
Yemen $ 24 $ 42 $ 42 $ 34
Zambia $ 30 $ 54 $ 30 $ 43
Zimbabwe $ 120 $ 240 $ 20 $ 170

VISA FEE FOR ALL COUNTRIES NOT LISTED ABOVE AND FOR STATELESS PERSONS WILL BE CHARGED $5 ONLY

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