Travel advice for Pakistan.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Pakistan.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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Local currency / ISO Code

Rupia pakistana PKR

Further Information

Credit cards


  • Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

ATM Search

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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 4 h / + 3 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

Urdu and english



Country code for calling Switzerland

00 041 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)


220 volt / adapter recommended

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Passports with Israeli visa (entry stamp) may cause considerable difficulty or denied entry.

Opening hours


9.00 - 13.30 h (Mon - Thu)
9.00 - 12.30 h (Fri - Sat)


9.00/10.00 - 13.00 h and 15.00 - 19.00 h (Sat - Thu)

Health situation
  • Do not drink tap water.

  • Mosquito protection advised.

  • Minimum risk of malaria.

  • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

Other information


Travel to this country is not advised due to internal conflicts.


Travel to this country is not advised due to internal conflicts.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Islamabad, Street 6, Diplomatic Enclave G-5/4
Tel. +92 51 2279 291 / +92 51 2279 292 / +92 51 2279 293

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While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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