Requirements for Business Visa

(Please note that Business Visa remains suspended since August 2019)

Filled-in Business Visa Application Form (Please click to download) with passport size photo pasted on it and complete in all respects.

4 x copies of Visa Information Form (Please click to download) for Single Entry, providing all required details including information on each place to be visited and photo pasted on each Form. Two Forms for each additional Entry are required.

Foreigners residing in India on the valid resident permit to please fill in the Visa Form for Foreigners (Please click to download). They are not required to fill the Visa Information Forms. However, they could be asked to provide additional documents, if required.

Note: Visa cannot be processed if required information in the Visa Forms is not provided and they are not complete in all respects.

Passport must be valid for the duration of visa applied (for long-term visits) or at least six months (for short visits) on the date of application.

Copy of the Income-tax return/audited accounts for the last two years to establish the income criteria in the following categories:

  1. Gross sale/turnover of the business should be more than Rs. 50 lacs (Rs.5 million) and income/ individual Salary of the applicant must be more than Pak. Rs.5 lacs per annum.
  2. Gross sale/turnover of the business should be more than Rs.3 crore (Rs.30 million) and income/salary above Rs.50 lacs (5 million) per annum.
    Copy of the PAN Card/Driving License /Voter ID (anyone) along with English translation clearly indicating the address.

Letter from the company/firm in India giving details of the applicants, his/her designation, the purpose of the visit, and the duration of the visit.

Copy of the membership certificate of any of the chambers of commerce in India.

Letter of invitation from registered Pakistani company/firm clearly indicating the city (ies) to be visited, purpose, and the duration for the visit.

Copy of letter of credit/correspondence with the registered company/firm in Pakistan.

In case of participation in or visiting a trade/business exhibition/fair in Pakistan, details of the nature of participation and a copy of the invitation from the exhibition/ fair authorities or Business Federation/ Chambers of Commerce concerned.

Deposit/credit slip for the applicable visa fee (Rs. 120/- per entry for Indian citizens) credited to RBL Bank, Vasant Vihar Branch, New Delhi, IFSC Code: RATN0000182, A/C No. 409000494121 in the name of High Commission for Pakistan, New Delhi. The fee could also be paid by credit/debit card at the High Commission, New Delhi (an Additional 3% to be charged on account of Bank processing charges).

Fee details for Foreigners (other than Indian Nationals) are available in the ( Fee details can be accessed by click here “Fee Schedule“)