Businessmen from the 66 countries on the Business Friendly List (BVL) who provide any of the following documents will be issued a Visa on Arrival (VOA) with a 30-day validity and stay period.
- The foreigner’s home country’s CC&I has written a letter of recommendation for him or her.
- An invitation letter from a business group that has been recommended by the relevant Pakistani trade organisation or association.
- A letter of recommendation from the BOI’s Honorary Investment Counselor / Commercial Attaché, who is stationed at various missions across the world to assist with the application.
In Pakistan, visas would be issued on arrival to residents of fifteen countries. These nations include the United States of America, Canada, France, and Iran among others.