Chinese visa for Pakistani citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Pakistani passport holders visiting China for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Pakistani citizens to enter China for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa China e-visa for Pakistani citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival China visa on arrival for Pakistani citizens Not Available

China tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Pakistani passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in China.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from China.

If you are looking for China visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Pakistan, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of China nearest your place of residence.

  • Islamabad: The Embassy of China in Islamabad, Pakistan (Working hours: Close now)
  • Lahore: The Consulate General of China in Lahore, Pakistan (Working hours: Close now)
  • Karachi: The Consulate General of China in Karachi, Pakistan (Working hours: Close now)

China visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest China diplomatic mission offices to Pakistan for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Pakistan traveling to China from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Pakistan) estimated Change (%)
2008 1,209,285 N/A
2009 1,186,251 -1.90%
2010 1,117,149 -5.83%
2011 1,174,734 5.15%
2012 1,209,285 2.94%
2013 1,151,700 -4.76%
2014 1,113,100 -3.35%
2015 1,141,500 2.55%
2016 949,000 -16.86%
2017 0 -100.00%
2018 0 %

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

China & Pakistan comparison

China's area is approximately 9,388,211 km2 (3,624,807 sq mi), while the area of Pakistan is approximately 770,880 km2 (297,638 sq mi). This means Pakistan is 12.18 times smaller than China.

As of March 2021, China's population is ~1.5 billion people - 1,239,721,445 more people than the population of Pakistan.

We have highlighted China & Pakistan’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

China Pakistan Difference
Population (est 2021) 1,539,287,769 299,566,324 1.2 billion more people live in China than Pakistan
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 276 117 China has 159 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Pakistan.
Travel freedom (2021) 37 12 China passport holders can visit 25 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 344 134 Chinese hosts 210 more foreign missions than Pakistan.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Pakistan travel to China in one year?

The number of visitors from Pakistan visiting China in 2018 was approximately 0.

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