stefaluc wrote:Was just about to give up on the e-visa and attempt to get a visa from my home embassy literally tomorrow. But, seeing that's there's an actual website created, I'm unsure if I should still go ahead with just getting the visa from the embassy or wait until the website supports USA visas.
I'm wondering if this e-visa would be valid at land borders as well. I'm setting off on my cycling trip in a month and a half and won't need the visa for 4-5 months. Since there's still a lot of uncertainties with the e-visa, I'd definitely feel a bit more comfortable if I had a visa in hand before leaving for my trip.
With all visa issues best to assume the worst. It may happen in a week, a month, a year or never. Often with these things there are different forces with different interests involved ... some will be unhappy with the new rule and try to restrict this to organized tour groups, airport entry only, who knows when and what kind of compromise is reached.
If you can get it with relatively little hassle now, do it now - it'll be a hell of a lot harder to do on the road, meaning you'd probably just have to skip Pakistan in the end.
Only Nationals of the 5 Countries: United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, China and Malaysia who are residing in the same countries can apply for the Pakistani Visa through Pakistan Online Visa System. Applicants will be called for interview if required at the Pakistan Missions Abroad in the same country
so u need to reside in same countries when you apply ? how if u work/live overseas ? thats the purpose on online visa ,right ?
I am just about to submit my application for a tourist visa through the new E Visa portal from the UK, where I am a citizen. Regarding the 'employment' category; I work in New Zealand and am due back at work mid June, so I'm currently technically 'unemployed'. I don't want to put that down as I fear it may cause delays as they won't have the assurance that I have a job to come back to, so I have selected 'supported by a family member' . I have the means to support myself financially for the entirety of my trip but it doesn't ask for bank statements or any means of proof. Can you see ticking this box to raise any alarm bells with the consulate? I have a friend who is more than happy to say I work for him at his restaurant close to where I live in England- do you think that would be a safer bet?