Entry allowed for vaccinated with additional restrictions. Non-vaccinated are not allowed. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Pakistan?

+110 New COVID cases in Pakistan
0 New COVID deaths in Pakistan
54.6% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 10 October 2021

Basic facts about Pakistan

Pakistan is a large country located in Southern Asia. The capital of Pakistan is Islamabad and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Pakistan is Pakistani rupee (PKR).

What taxi apps are available in Pakistan?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Pakistan.

You can use Uber in 9 cities: Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Pakistan, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar. Bolt is not available in Pakistan.

See the full list of cities where Uber operate.

Practical information

Pakistani rupee (PKR)Official currency
1 EUR~214.51 PKR
1 USD~201 PKR

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Pakistan?

There are 4 common plug types used in Pakistan:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type D 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz  Type M 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Pakistan?

Currently, citizens of 5 countries can enter Pakistan without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Pakistan?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Pakistan.

Data last reviewed on: 10 October 2021

Is it safe in Pakistan?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Pakistan was changed to Level 3: Reconsider Travel.

Emergency phones in Pakistan

15 Police
16 Ambulance
16 Fire police

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