CPEC – Business Visa


MAKE SURE to get your Business Invitation Letter (Required Document in your Visa Application) from Pakistan’s “E-Business Invitation Letter System” – In order to apply please CLICK HERE for more details!

CPEC – Business Visa

Citizens of China who wish to obtain business visa for CPEC projects in Pakistan can apply for this visa.

Application Type

You can apply for two types of visas online:

First Time (New) : You can apply for a new visa if you do not possess a valid Pakistan visa.

Extension : You can apply for a visa extension if you posses a valid Pakistan visa and you are residing in Pakistan.


  • Citizens of china whose business pertain to CPEC projects and meet the requirements are eligible to apply for this visa.

Required Documents

  1. Photograph
  2. Passport
  3. Proof of registration of company which is extending invitation (SECP/ Chamber of Commerce Certificate)
  4. Any of the following:
    • Recommendation letter from CC&I of respective foreign country
    • Invitation letter from business organization duly recommended by concerned trade organization in Pakistan – In order to get this REQUIRED DOCUMENT – Please apply through Pakistan’s E-Business Invitation Letter System – For More Details PLEASE CLICK HERE!
    • Recommendation letter by the honorary investment counselor of BOI/Commercial Attaché
  • You are required to upload proof of legal residence,  in case you are not present in your home country and are applying for visa from a third country, it’s a mandatory requirement! The document can be uploaded in the supporting document type: Other
  • In Case of Extension– Please upload proof of Valid Pakistani Visa for which you are seeking Extension and Entry Stamp on your Passport in the supporting document type: Other

Duration and Validity

  • A Business Visa may be granted for up to 5 years.
  • A Business Visa is valid for Multiple Entries in to Pakistan
In case of extension, please make sure that you have a valid Pakistani Visa and are residing in Pakistan as well.

Processing Time

Issuance of Visa is the prerogative of the Government of Pakistan.
  • 24 Hours (Working Days – First Time Entry)
  • 4 Weeks (Working Days – Visa Extension)
Please Note: : If the application is Sent Back for Review to the Applicant, the set processing time will be applicable again (The processing time will re-start from the date of re-submission of application)

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