Djibouti visa requirements for Pakistanis

Travel and visa requirements

Djibouti Visa is not required for Pakistanis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Facilities for an electronic visa is made available for Pakistan passport holders for a duration of 90 days of stay.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date to Djibouti.
  • The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamps at the port of entry.
  • Intending visitors are expected to have a certificate of yellow fever vaccination presented prior to entry into Djibouti
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Djibouti and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay is needed.
  • The estimated flight time from Islamabad, Pakistan to Djibouti is 5 hours, 23 minutes. 
  • The Djiboutian Franc is the official currency used in Djibouti.  Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Djibouti is dominated by the Islamic religion with about 94% of the entire population practising it while Christians make up the minority.
  • The languages spoken in Djibouti include Afar, Arabic, Somali and French. Although Somali and Afar are the most widely spoken tongues, Arabic and French serve as the official languages.
  • Djibouti experiences an arid climate consisting of extremely hot and dry weather. From October up till April, the weather is slightly cooler, with a little rainfall. 
  • Samosas, fah-fah and cambaboor served with yoghurt are some of the major dishes served in Djibouti.
  •  Trains, buses and taxis are major means of transportation in Djibouti.
  • The power plugs and sockets in Djibouti are of type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The timezone in Djibouti is the East Africa Time (GMT +3), which means Pakistan is 2 hours ahead of Djibouti.
  • Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

On what continent is Djibouti located?

Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast.

Is it safe to visit Djibouti?

Serious crime or hostility aimed specifically at travellers is very rare, and there's no more to worry about here than in most other countries. However, in the county, you are advised to be careful in crowded areas and markets, as pickpockets may operate, and avoid walking on your own in the dark.

People from Djibouti are called what?

A person from Djibouti or a citizen of Djibouti is called Djibouti.

What is the national food of Djibouti?

The national dish in Djibouti is called Skoudekharis, is a one-pot dish of rice and includes generous portions of lamb.