Family Visit Visa

Family Visit Visa

The family visit visa is designed for foreign citizens of Pakistani Origin and their spouses to visit and stay with their family members for up to 5 years with up to 1 year stay on each entry.

Afghan origin applicants are requested to apply in family category of visa only if their spouse is Pakistani.

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.


  • Foreign citizens of Pakistani origin and their spouses.
  • You may be eligible for a Pakistan Origin Card ( POC ) , if you or your relative are of Pakistani origin. In that case you may not need a visa. Please click here to check your eligibility.

Required Documents

  1. Photograph
  2. Passport
  3. POC or likewise;
    • Marriage certificate
    • Birth Certificate
  • 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

First Time

  • Visa valid up to 5 years with up to 1 year stay on each entry


  • Family visit visa of Pakistan Origin foreigners is extendable up to 2 years.
  • For other foreigners, extension will be granted on yearly basis or as per relevant rules/policy.
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.
  • 7-10 Days (Working Days – First Time Entry)
  • 7-10 Days (Working Days – Visa Extension)
  • 4 Weeks (Working days – First Time Entry/Visa Extension) (For Afghanistan and Somalia Passport
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).
The Application will stand cancelled if applicant doesn’t resubmit his/her application in Seven (7) days from the date of application sent for review.

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