Health Alert – Update #36 Extension of Pakistani Visas until June 30

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan (April 30, 2020)

Location:  Pakistan (country-wide)

Event:  Update #36 – Extension of Pakistani Visas until June 30

This message updates our April 7 (update #15) message to U.S. citizens.

Due to the travel disruptions caused by COVID-19, foreign nationals currently in Pakistan (to include U.S. citizens) whose Pakistani visa expired after March 15, 2020, have been granted an automatic visa extension until June 30, 2020, per Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior.

For U.S. citizens currently in Pakistan whose visa expired before March 15, 2020, the U.S. Embassy or Consulates General are unable to assist in extending your visa.  For information about extensions, please contact:

Section Officer (Visas)
Ministry of Interior
Pakistan Secretariat, ‘R’ Block
Tel: 051-920-7290

More information is available at the Government of Pakistan Directorate General of Immigration and Passports website

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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