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Pakistan eVisa for Citizens of Canada

Pakistan eVisa for Citizens of Canada
iVisa | Updated on Oct 21, 2022

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is an underrated holiday destination full of diverse landscapes, interesting culture, and rich history. Like Canada, it’s full of majestic green mountains and blue lakes. No wonder so many Canadians still have Pakistan on their bucket list! Check out our guide to applying for a Pakistan visa from Canada.

The Pakistan eVisa application process from Canada is straightforward and takes just a few minutes to complete. As everything takes place online, there is no need to visit an embassy or consulate.

This article explains how to apply for the Pakistan eVisa with iVisa, and gives more information about visa fees and entry requirements as a Canadian citizen.

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About the Pakistan Visa for Canadian Passport Holders

Canadian nationals can make the Pakistan visa application online. This is an electronic visa issued by the Pakistani government, linked to the applicant’s passport. The visitor visa is valid for 90 days after arrival and allows a Single Entry and a stay of 30 days Per Entry in Pakistan.

Canadian travelers are permitted to visit Pakistan for tourism purposes only with the Pakistani eVisa. Currently, iVisa does not offer visas for business purposes. Please contact your nearest embassy or consulate if you need a work permit or have to apply for another valid visa category for Pakistan.

How to apply for the Pakistan visa online from Canada

Canadian passport holders can make the visa application for the Pakistan eVisa 100% online through iVisa. The application process can be completed from the comfort of your home within a few minutes.

It's as easy as following these three steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the visa application form online with your name, passport number, and birthdate. After that, select the processing time that is most convenient for you.
  • Step 2: Make sure all the entered information is correct, and pay for the visa fee with a credit or debit card.
  • Step 3: Submit all your documents and apply for your Pakistan visa.

While the travel document is electronically linked to your passport, a copy of the document and confirmation will be emailed to you. When traveling to Pakistan, it is recommended that you carry a copy of your valid visa with you to show to an immigration officer if necessary.

Required information and documents for the Pakistan visitor visa

Visa applicants from Canada need to provide the following to apply online:

  • A copy of your original passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date that you plan to arrive in Pakistan. It must also have at least 1 page available for stamping.

  • A passport photo with a white background. If you do not already have one, simply use the convenient iVisa digital photo service.

  • Proof of accommodation (if applicable) including the traveler's name, travel dates, and the host's name and address.

  • An invitation letter (if applicable) including the traveler's name, travel dates, and host's address.

  • Valid return ticket to your home country, usually an air travel confirmation.

  • Birth certificate (if applicable) if the applicant is under the age of 18.

  • Certificate of relationship (if applicable) if the travel purpose is to visit a family member.

  • Medical report (if applicable) when traveling for medical reasons.

A bank statement, previous visa, or letter of NOC may be required by the government of Pakistan in certain situations.

Costs and processing times for the Pakistan Visa application

With the Pakistan online visa system, your information and documents will be processed by the iVisa experts. Based on your needs and budget, you have three options for processing your visa:

  • Standard Processing: This is the most affordable option. You can get your Pakistan eVisa in 15 days for USD $122.99.
  • Rush Processing: Get your visa in just 13 days for USD $179.99.
  • Super Rush Processing: If you need your visa a little faster, select this option. It takes 10 days for USD $209.99.

Pakistan COVID-19 Restrictions for Canadians

In spite of many restrictions being lifted around the world, Pakistan still has a few COVID-19 entry requirements.

Proof of vaccination or negative PCR test for COVID-19

Passengers 12 years and older who can show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they leave Canada will not be required to take a COVID test. All passengers over the age of 12 who have not been vaccinated will be required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival.

For passengers under 12 years old, no vaccination proof or PCR test is required.

Contact Us for More Info about Travel Documents for Pakistan

Contact our expert customer service via online chat or email at [email protected] if you need more visa travel advice for your Pakistan trip or to apply online. The iVisa team is available 24/7 to assist.

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