Embassy Of The United States In Pakistan (Embassy)

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The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad–and the Consulates in Peshawar, Lahore and Karachi–is to promote bilateral ties between the United States and Pakistan and to foster economic and commercial relations. Embassy activities focus on strengthening democratic institutions, promoting nonproliferation and regional stability, fighting international terrorism, combating narcotics production and trafficking and fostering expanded trade and investment.The U.S. Embassy’s Office of Public Affairs in Islamabad offers a wealth of information on all facets of life in the U.S., and also provides a forum for U.S.-Pakistani cultural exchanges. The Information Resource Center (IRC) has extensive information on a variety of topics, including current and historical events and educational opportunities in the United States.Like every United States Mission around the world, the Embassy hopes that better communication between our two countries will improve mutual understanding, foster democratic ideals, improve human rights, and provide for a healthier global environment and a safer world.[1] U.S. Embassy in Islamabad – and the Consulates
  • Information
  • Location:

    Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, Islamabad

  • Nickname:

    US Embassy

  • Type:

    Embassy

  • Local Language Name:

    امریکہ کا سفارتخانہ

  • Coordinates :

    33.725°N 73.117°E

  • Website:

    https://pk.usembassy.gov

  • Details
  • City:

    Islamabad, Pakistan

  • address:

    Diplomatic Enclave

  • phone:

    (051) 2080000

  • Website:

    https://pk.usembassy.gov/

  • Established:

    The first U.S. embassy in Pakistan was established on August 15, 1947 in Karachi, then-capital of Pakistan

  • Ambassador :

    David Hale

  • Consulates :

    The U.S. Department of State also maintains Consulates in Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar

  • Staff :

    It is one of the largest U.S. embassies abroad, with a staff of 2,500 people

  • Nonimmigrant Visas:

    A nonimmigrant visa is used by tourists, business people, students, or specialty workers

  • Consulate:

    U.S. Consulate Karachi, Pakistan

  • Address :

    Plot 3, 4, 5, New TPX Area Mai Kolachi Road, Karachi

  • Telephone:

    (+92-21) 3527-5000

  • Fax:

    (+92-21) 3527-59857

  • Website:

    https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/karachi/

  • New embassy complex:

    In August 2015, a new embassy complex was inaugurated in the Diplomatic Enclave

  • Complex was built at a cost:

    $85 million

About

US Embassy after Terror attack
US Embassy after Terror attack

U.S. Citizen Services

US Embassy outside
US Embassy outside
Welcome to the American Citizens Services (ACS) Pakistan. ACS provides services to thousands of United States citizens living and working in Pakistan. In addition to routine passport and notary services, the ACS unit visits Americans in jail, assists families and friends following the death of a U.S. citizen loved one, offers help to U.S. children and families involved in abductions, checks on the welfare and whereabouts of U.S. citizens, and assists in repatriating Americans in need. Additionally, we can help you register to vote in U.S. elections, and can provide you with information on safety and security in Pakistan.[2] In addition to routine passport - and notary services
  • Emergency Services
  • Security Messages and Local Resources
  • Passports & Citizenship
  • Federal Programs
  • Child and Family Matters

Jobs at the Embassy

Flags of US and Pakistan
Flags of US and Pakistan
The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Pakistan is seeking the highest caliber staff. Our salaries are competitive and we offer an attractive benefits package. Interested applicants should review each position vacancy thoroughly to ensure that their application includes all necessary information and meets all requirements. The U.S. Mission, Pakistan is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants receive thorough consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, social status, or political ideologies/affiliation.[3] The U.S. Mission, Pakistan is - an equal opportunity

Location and Contact Information

US Embassy
US Embassy
We suggest that you arrive 30 minutes before your appointment time to allow for security screening at the Consulate. Please be advised that if you arrive at the Consulate more than 30 minutes after your appointment time, you will not be allowed to enter the Consulate and will need to reschedule your interview. Visa services in Pakistan are at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and at the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, which are located at the following addresses.

U.S. Consulate Karachi Pakistan

US Embassy Karachi Consulate
US Embassy Karachi Consulate
  • Address: Plot 3, 4, 5, New TPX Area, Mai Kolachi Road, Karachi
  • Telephone: (+92-21) 3527-5000
  • Fax: (+92-21) 3527-59857
  • Website: http://karachi.usconsulate.gov/

U.S. Embassy Islamabad

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is located in the Diplomatic Enclave in Islamabad. To visit the Consular Section for an interview you must take the diplomatic shuttle from the Diplomatic Shuttle Service building located at Avenue 3, Quaid-i-Azam University road in sector G/5.[4] To visit the Consular Section ----   for an interview

Visa Types

Ambassdor of US
Ambassdor of US

Student Visa

The United States welcomes foreign citizens who come to the United States to study. Before applying for a visa, all student visa applicants are required to be accepted and approved by their school or program. Once accepted, educational institutions will provide each applicant the necessary approval documentation to be submitted when applying for a student visa.

Work Visa

If you want to work in the U.S. temporarily as a nonimmigrant, under U.S. immigration law, you need a specific visa based on the type of work you will be doing. Most temporary worker categories require that your prospective employer or agent file a petition, which must be approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the United States before you can apply for a work visa.All applicants for H, L, O, P and Q visas must have a petition approved on their behalf by USCIS. The petition, Form I-129, must be approved before you can apply for a work visa at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate. When your petition is approved, your employer or agent will receive a Notice of Action, Form I-797, which serves as your petition's approval notification. The consular officer will verify your petition approval through the Department of State's Petition Information Management Service (PIMS) during your interview.You must bring your I-129 petition receipt number to your interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in order to verify your petition's approval. Please note that approval of a petition does not guarantee issuance of a visa if you are found to be ineligible for a visa under U.S. immigration law.[5] Most temporary worker -----   prospective employer

Exchange Visitor Visa

US Embassy Outside the Main road
US Embassy Outside the Main road
The United States welcomes foreign citizens who come to the United States to participate in exchange programs. Before applying for a visa, all exchange visitor applicants are required to be accepted and approved by an authorized program sponsor. When accepted, the applicant will receive from the educational institution or program sponsors the necessary approval documentation to be submitted when applying for a visa. The exchange visitor program's J visa is designed to promote the interchange of persons, knowledge, and skills in the fields of education, arts, and sciences. Participants include students at all academic levels; trainees obtaining on-the-job training with firms, institutions, and agencies; teachers of primary, secondary, and specialized schools; professors coming to teach or do research at institutions of higher learning; research scholars; professional trainees in the medical and allied fields; and international visitors coming for the purpose of travel, observation, consultation, research, training, sharing, or demonstrating specialized knowledge or skills, or participating in organized people-to-people programs.[6] The exchange visitor program's J - visa is designed

TransitShip Crew Visa

Transit (C visa)A citizen of a foreign country traveling in immediate and continuous transit through the United States en route to a foreign destination requires a valid transit visa. Exceptions to this requirement include those travelers eligible to transit the United States without a visa under the Visa Waiver Program or travelers who are nationals of a country which has an agreement with the United States allowing their citizens to travel to the United States without visas. If the traveler seeks layover privileges for purposes other than for transit through the United States, such as to visit friends or for sightseeing, the applicant will have to qualify for and obtain the type of visa required for that purpose, such as a B-2 visa.[7] Exceptions this requirement - include those travelers Crew (D visa)A crew member serving onboard a sea vessel or aircraft in the United States needs a crew visa. Crew members of an aircraft or ship that will be transiting through the United States or its waters generally use a combination transit/crew visa (C-1/D). However, in some cases, individuals may only require the D visa.


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