passport of Pakistan

Pakistan Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel158

Asset protection128

Quality of life144

"Plan B"167

About Pakistan

A state in South Asia. It borders on Iran, India, China and Afghanistan, and is washed by the waters of the Arabian Sea. Pakistan ranks fifth in the world in terms of population and second in this indicator among Muslim countries. The basis of the economy is industry and agriculture.

Population

221.2 million

Capital

Islamabad

Official language

Urdu, English

GDP per capita

$1.168

Time zone

UTC+5

Currency

Pakistani rupee

Pakistan passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Travel to 32 countries worldwide

    A passport of Pakistan gives visa-free access to Qatar and several countries in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.

  • 2

    Education and healthcare

    Free secondary and higher education are available to Pakistani residents and citizens. As a rule, free education is under the strong influence of religion. About 30% of the population cannot read or write.

    Only Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad have modern healthcare centres. You can be treated there for a fee or through health insurance. Free medicine is of low quality. Tourists are advised to have international insurance that covers medical evacuation by air.

  • 3

    Work and international business

    A passport of Pakistan allows you to work or open a company focused on regional or international business.

Grounds for obtaining a Pakistan passport

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: null

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Pakistan passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Frequently asked questions

  • What does Pakistani citizenship mean?

    A Pakistani passport allows you to visit 32 countries without a visa. Citizens of a country can reside on its territory and enjoy the rights provided for by the country’s jurisdiction.

  • Does Pakistan recognise second citizenship?

    Pakistan recognises dual citizenship with 21 countries. The list includes the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Canada and other countries. Citizens of countries outside the list will need to renounce their previous citizenship if they receive a Pakistani passport.

  • Can a child become a citizen of Pakistan by birthright?

    A child born in the country after April 13, 1951, can obtain citizenship in Pakistan by right of land. Children of diplomatic staff are the exception.

    A child gets citizenship regardless of the place of birth if the father is a citizen of Pakistan.