Important Information on COVID-19

15.05.2020 - Article

Suspension of flights

The Pakistani government has decided to extend the suspension of international flight operations until 31st May 2020. This regulation does not apply for special flights. The Embassy will inform you about potential special flights to destinations in Europe that might be organised by other diplomatic missions.

Extension of validity of visas

Pakistani authorities have announced that all types of visas issued to foreign nationals, who are currently in Pakistan, will be considered as valid until 30th June 2020.


Please note that an obligatory home quarantine of 14 days for all Germans, EU citizens, citizens of a Schengen-associated state or residents returning after a several days long trip abroad has to be respected. The 14 days home quarantine applies irrespective of whether you arrive overland, by plane or by ship. Moreover, you are obliged to contact the responsible German health authority. For more information please visit the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and make yourself familiar with the following article.

Restrictions on movement

For Islamabad Capital Territory as well as for the provinces Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa restrictions on movement are in place. These vary from province to province and are partly step by step reduced. Restaurants and shopping malls remain closed, groceries and drugstores are open.

Inquiries for the embassy

You may contact the German Embassy Islamabad Mondays to Thursdays from 10 am to 3 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm under the following number:

051-2007 127 (in German or English)

051-2007 126 (in Urdu or English)

You can also send us an email to konsularreferat@isla.auswaertiges-amt.de

We try to update this website as soon as possible. However, given the current rapidly changing situation delay might be possible. Therefore please also follow the news.

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