Journalist Visa


Pakistan Missions abroad are authorized to grant visa to the journalists accredited and based in Pakistan for duration of assignment in consultation with Press Attach s & and verification of the credentials except for Indian journalists without referring to the Ministries of Interior or Information and Broadcasting for Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad . If they wish to travel to other cities, they will apply through Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


Missions abroad will grant three months validity and stay (Multiple) visa for Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi after verification of the credentials of the journalist.Non based foreign Journalists for short visits are allowed one-month visa extension with two re-entries by RPOs on the recommendation of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Their requests to visit additional places received through Ministry of Information and Media Development are considered on case to case


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