SIFC – Investor Visa

SIFC – Investor Visa

Citizens of foreign countries who intend to invest in Pakistan can apply for this visa.

 NOTE: List of Business Visa List (BVL) countries can be viewed on the following link; .
List of Non-BVL countries can be viewed on the following link;

To apply for SIFC visa invitation letter, please click on the following link:

Application Type

You can apply for two types of visas online:

Entry : 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 possess a valid Pakistan visa and you are residing in Pakistan.


  • Citizens of foreign countries of BVL & non-BVL can apply for Investor Visa after completing the requirement.

Required Documents

    1. Passport
    2. Photograph
    3. Recommendation Letter/Email by SIFC
  • 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

  • Investor Short Term 3 Year (Entry):  3 Years (Multiple Entries)
  • Investor Long Term (Entry): 5 years (Multiple Entries)
  • Investor Extension:  2 Years (Multiple Entries)
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.

For BVL Countries: (

  • Investor Short Term 3 Year (Entry): 24 Hours
  • Investor Long Term (Entry): 10 Days
  • Investor Extension: 2 Weeks

For NON- BVL Countries + Afghanistan: (

  • Investor Short Term 3 Year (Entry): 4 Weeks
  • Investor Long Term (Entry):  4 Weeks
  • Investor Extension: 2 Weeks
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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