Mountaineering & Trekking Visa

Mountaineering & Trekking Visa

Pakistan is regarded as one of the most sought after destinations for undertaking “Mountaineering and Trekking” expeditions around the world. Under “Mountaineering and Trekking” category, all foreigners can apply online visa who wish to explore Pakistan.

Application Type

You can apply for First Time (New) Single Entry Visa in the following subcategories:

  1. Mountaineering (List of Mountains for which Visa can be applied can be seen here.
  2. Trekking (List of Treks for which Visa can be applied can be seen here
Please Note: In your application, under Purpose of Visit – Mention the Mountains included in this list which you intend to climb).


  • Applicant must be a national of 192 Countries eligible for online visa under Pakistan Online Visa System.

Required Documents

  • Passport
  • Photograph
  • Mountaineering Application-Form(It is required if application is made under Sub-Category “a”)
  • Trekking Application-Form(It is required if application is made under Sub-Category “b”)
  • Sponsor letter/Agreement with designated tour operator by Department of Tourist Services (DTS)
    Please Note: Your Sponsor letter/Agreement must be with a tour operator authorised by the DTS
  • List of any members who are accompanying the applicant for the purpose of Mountaineering or Trekking, if available with the applicant at the time of application submission.

Duration and Validity

  • Up to 3 Months – Single Entry Visa

Processing Time

Issuance of Visa is the prerogative of the Government of Pakistan.

Normally, it takes 4 Weeks (Working Days).

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.
Please NOTE: You may plan your trip after acquiring Visa Grant Notice against your application.
Please Note: The fee charged online upon submission of your application is Visa Application Fee – IF Visa is GRANTED against your application then you will be required to pay Royalty Fee for the purpose of Mountaineering and Trekking after coming to Pakistan – The guidelines to pay the Royalty Fee when you arrive in Pakistan are available here !

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