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Embassy of United States of America in Pakistan

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The United States of America embassy is one of the largest diplomatic mission that is present in any country. The Pakistani students who wish to seek admission in various universities of United States of America are supposed to visit this place in order to get visa.

The main purpose of the embassy is to protect the larger interest of their nation. There are various student visa categorizations for the Pakistani students as –M 1, J 1 and F 1 visa.

The Government of United States of America has created one embassy in Pakistan, apart from this they have created three consulates for the facilitation of visa process for USA of the Pakistani students.

The high commission of the United States of America is located in Islamabad and the consulates are located in Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi. In order to seek student visa for USA the Pakistani student is required to contact any of the above nearest place.

The Pakistani students who have already received the acknowledgement of the admission from the university and have an I 20 form in their possession are eligible to apply for the USA visa, otherwise the Pakistani student is ineligible.

The I 20 is the certification of the nonimmigrant status of the student issued by the University for which the Pakistani student seeks admission, it is required for various parts of visa formalities of the F 1 visa.


USA Embassy Islamabad Address



  • (+92) 051 – 201 - 4000
  • Ramna 5 Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000, Pakistan

Embassy of USA in Islamabad

Working hours at the high commission of USA are –

8 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday).


Holidays at the US embassy are –

  1. New Year's Day - January 01

  2. Martin Luther King's Birthday - January 21

  3. Kashmir Day - February 05

  4. Washington's Birthday - February 18

  5. Pakistan Day - March 23

  6. Labor Day - May 01

  7. Memorial Day - May 27

  8. Eid-ul-Fitr

  9. Independence Day - July 04

  10. Eid Ul Azha

  11. Pakistan Independence Day - August 14

  12. Labor Day - Monday, September 02

  13. 9th and 10th Moharram

  14. Columbus Day - Monday, October 14

  15. Veterans' Day - November 11

  16. Thanksgiving Day - November 28

  17. Christmas Day - December 25


US consulate Peshawar



  • (+92-91) 5268800
  • 11 Hospital Road, Peshawar, Pakistan

Working hours of the USA consulate general located in Karachi Pakistan are –

8 am to 4:30 pm.


US Consulate Lahore



  • (92-42) 3603-4000
  • US Consulate Empress Road Lahore Pakistan

consulate of USA in lahore

One of the consulate general is located in Lahore Pakistan so that the people of Pakistan can at ease apply for US visa.

Working hours of the USA consulate general located in Lahore Pakistan –

8 am to 4:30 pm 

US Consulate Karachi



  • (+92-21) 3527-5000
  • US Consulate, Mai Kolachi Bypass, Karachi

The ease of the Pakistani students are kept in view for the creation of consulate of the United States in Karachi Pakistan.

Working hours of the USA consulate general located in Karachi Pakistan are –

8 am to 4:30 pm


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