Health Alert – Update #12 Extension of Pakistani Visas for U.S. Citizens

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan (April 6, 2020)

Location:   Pakistan (country-wide)

Event: Update #12 Extension of Pakistani Visas for U.S. Citizens

Due to the travel disruptions caused by COVID-19, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Pakistan is exploring extending visas for U.S. citizens who have overstayed their Pakistani visas or expect to overstay their Pakistani visas because they are unable to depart the country as scheduled.

If you are a U.S. citizen whose Pakistani visa has expired, or will expire, prior to your departure from Pakistan, please send an email with VISA EXTENSION in the subject line and the details outlined below to  Please include the information for each member of your traveling party who will need a visa extension.


Full name (as it appears in your passport):
Date of Birth:
Passport number:
Passport Expiration Date:
Pakistani visa number:

We will compile a list for the MFA in order to facilitate your eventual departure.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
+(92)(51) 201-4000

U.S. Consulate General Karachi
+(92)(21) 3527 5000

U.S. Consulate General Lahore
+(92)(42) 3603 4000

U.S. Consulate Peshawar
+(92)(91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Pakistan  Country Information

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