Pakistan visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Pakistani Visa is not required for Qataris

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Qatar citizens visiting Pakistan are granted visa on arrival for a period of 90 days.
  • Qatar of the United Arab Emirate citizens can also opt to apply for an electronic visa for the same period of time.
  • Visitors are required to possess passports valid for the proposed duration of stay
  • Visitors are expected to leave at least two blank pages on their passports to obtain entry and exit stamps.
  • Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Pakistani visas.
  • There are currency restrictions on entry but citizens are prohibited to possess currency beyond $10,000 worth at departure
  • Polio vaccination within one year before travel may be required
  • The estimated flight time from Doha, Qatar to Pakistan is 2 hours, 51 minutes.
  • Pakistan uses the Pakistan Standard Time, hence, Pakistan is 2 hours ahead of Qatar.
  • Power plugs used in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are Type D (BS-546) and Type C (CEE 7/16 Europlug) and electricity supply is at 230 volts AC / 50 Hz frequency.
  • Outside major cities in Pakistan, credit cards are generally not accepted
  • There are bank branches as well as registered currency exchangers and ATMs in all international airports
  • Pakistan’s mountain and glaciers are the major tourist attractions
  • Visitors are advised to avoid all trains, taxis and other forms of public transportation or online taxi services such as Uber
  • Pet animals have to be accompanied by a veterinarian certificate. 
  • Pet animals may enter the cabin, as cargo or as visitor's checked luggage.
  • It is allowed to import ammunition and arms but an Arms Licence is required.
  • Visitors are allowed to export local currency (Pakistan Rupee-PKR) up to PKR 100
  • Banknotes in units of 50 and 100 rupees or more are prohibited from being imported
  • the State Bank of Pakistan permits re-exchange of no more than PKR 500 into foreign currency if visitors have receipt of exchange in Pakistan.
  • There are no restrictions on exporting foreign currencies in the form of a visitor's cheques and banknotes.
  • There are many restrictions on importing alcoholic drinks.
  • The following goods may not be imported: matches, fruits and plants, whether alive or dead, including cut flowers except if accompanied by a health certificate that is issued by the Pakistani Ministry of Agriculture.
  • It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people.
  • Pakistan is the only country to have been created in the name of Islam.
  •  It is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country, with similarly diverse geography and wildlife.
  • The diversity of the landscape and climate in Pakistan allows a wide variety of trees and plants to flourish.
  • Around 668 bird species are found there, including crows, sparrows, mynas, hawks, falcons, and eagles.  Many birds sighted in Pakistan are migratory, coming from Europe, Central Asia, and India.
  • The main destinations of choice for these tourists were the Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore, Swat and Rawalpindi.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Pakistan?

Some areas of Pakistan are extremely dangerous whereas others are absolutely safe for tourists. It is important to do some proper research beforehand and if you go to a sensitive area like Peshawar or the Swat Valley, just travel with caution. If you do, Pakistan will reward you with your best experience ever.

On what side of the road do they drive in Pakistan?

Because Pakistan is a former British Colony, its Inhabitants drive on the left side of the road.

Are women allowed to drive in Pakistan?

Traditionally, driving has been considered taboo for women in conservative areas of Pakistan. It is estimated that less than 5% of women own a driver's license in the country.

Can I extend my stay in Pakistan?

You can extend your visa in Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad, but the visa office in Lahore is the easiest place to get an extension.