Health Alert – Update #47 Extension of Pakistani Visas until August 31

Location:   Pakistan (country-wide)

Event:  Update #47- Extension of Pakistani Visas until August 31

This message updates our April 30 (Update #36) 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 August 31, 2020, per Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For U.S. citizens who want to depart Pakistan, please review our June 15 (Update #46) message to U.S. citizens detailing commercial flight options.

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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