Pakistan Work Permit/ Work Visa
Pakistan is a growing economy in the South Asian sub-continent. For its geo-political location in the region and the access to the warm waters (Gwadar- Port) the business immigration/ people immigrating to Pakistan is our mutual future. On incessant demand of our overseas clients, AJS is starting to offer its consultancy and advisory services for business immigration and work permits for Pakistan. These services are offered to the global citizens (every foreigner who wishes to work in Pakistan for short term or long term seeking entrepreneurial as well as start-up opportunities in Pakistan. It can be the first step to materialize the vision of growth and to seize the opportunity to strive in the budding corporate industry. Moreover, MNCs (Multi-National Companies) seeking to open their branches or give away franchise in Pakistan can also be benefitted by our Immigration Consultancy in Pakistan for obtaining Work Permit for Pakistan. Our Immigration Consultants and Advisors have global exposure and can assist, advise, and consult you for the Immigration Process in Pakistani.
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Work Permit Categories
Considering the diverse needs of the Corporate Market, the Pakistan Embassy offers a wide range of options for entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts under the following work permit/ work visa categories:
- Entry Business Visa
- Official visa
- Domestic aide
- Mountaineering and trekking
The following Acts/ Bills may cover all the legal aspects of Work Visa/ Work Permit in Pakistan:
Pakistan citizenship Act 1951. (PCA 1951)
Naturalization Act 1926. (NA 1926)
Pakistan citizenship Rules 1952. (PCR 1952)
For customized consultancy and advice, you can book an appointment with UK Visa Consultants.
UK Visa Consultants can assist, consult, advise, and prepare the required documents to attach with the Application Form. Following documents are required to start with but not limited to:
- 3 Photographs
- Company’s SECP Incorporation letter
- Recommendation Letter of Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CC&I) of the respective country
- Candidate’s contact details
- Undertaking on registered letterhead
- Cover letter / Personal Statement (on registered letterhead)
- Professional Profile of the Company
- The employment agreement
- Company’s Certification with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
Pakistan Missions abroad are authorized by the Interior Ministry of Pakistan to grant entry Work Visa to foreign émigré. For this grant, specific recommendations of the Board of Investment are required. This visa category is only valid for one year (Multiple) and the same can be extended on yearly basis in Pakistan.
Extension/ Switching / Conversion Of Work Visa/ Permit
In case of Extension of Work Visa, Work Permit/ Business Visa the recommendation from the Board of Investment (BOI) is quintessential. Conventionally, BOI routes any such recommendation for Work Visa/ Work Permit Applications within four weeks. In case of positive or negative response, BOI will share it with the Ministry of Interior for authorization of visa to the concerned Mission.
Multiple entry resident visas for up to 3 years will be issued to business persons of all countries, except those not recognized by Pakistan, who bring in an amount of US$ 200,000.
There is a Conversion option available. Work Visa in Pakistan can be converted into a Business visa and in the same manner, a Business Visa in Pakistan can be converted to Work Visa. Any such Visa Conversion is subject to a conversion fee of 100 US $. It may vary from case to case and UK Visa Consultants can be of great help in determining and calculation your fee for any kind of Conversion.
UK Visa Consultants has ties all across the globe and international exposure to consult on immigration laws and processes. Using our decade long experience in the field, you/ your company can expand quickly without worrying about how to navigate the process of obtaining Pakistan work permit/ work visas. We are a click away!