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Travel to Pakistan

If you are travelling to Pakistan, you are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test before departure and provide your details on the web portal or Pass Track app.

COVID-19 testing requirements

Effective 5 October to 31 December, entry requirements for travellers to Pakistan have been revised. A mandatory negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test has to be taken within 96 hours of the travel date when coming from selected countries. For detailed information, please refer to the government website.

The following tests are considered equivalent to PCR based test for COVID-19: Real Time RT-PCR for Covid-19, Real Time RT-PCR for SARS-Cov-2, RT-PCR for COVID-19, RT-PCR for SARS-Cov-2, PCR for COVID-19, PCR for SARS-Cov-2, Xpert Xpress SARS-Cov-2 or SARS-Cov-2 GeneXpert

Required forms

It is mandatory for passengers travelling to Pakistan to complete the personal details on the web portal and will be required to present a paper print of the form at the time of check-in. Without this documentation customers will not be boarded for the flight. You can also install PASS TRACK app from Google Play store /Apple store and enter the personal details as required. Please make sure all the details you've provided on the form are correct before going to the airport. The completed form (on the app or printed copy of uploaded information) must be presented at check-in for verification before travel.

Passengers must upload a copy of the RT-PCR test (if done) on the app or web portal.


The following passengers are exempted from the COVID-19 PCR test requirement:

  • Passengers less below 12 years.
  • Disabled passengers.
  • High level international delegations.

All passengers and crew members travelling to Pakistan must fill the Health Declaration Form provided at the airport.

Travel from Pakistan

If you are travelling from Pakistan, you may be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test and submit additional documentation before departure. Please check the requirements of your specific destination before you travel.

COVID-19 testing requirements

Effective 16 November 20 for passengers originating their journey from Pakistan to all destinations, Emirates will only accept COVID-19 negative test certificate from a Pakistan Government Approved Lab* where a QR Code is embedded on their printed certificate for verification purpose.

*Labs registered under > Facilities > Testing Facilities Pakistan

Passengers must make sure to check their transit & final destination requirement before going for a COVID-19 test. Requirements such as: test type, report validity, stamp or signature requirement, destination specific designated lab, ISO 15189 certification etc. Passengers may visit: Travel Requirements by Destination

Passengers without authorised COVID-19 test certificate where a QR Code is not embedded or doesn't fulfil their destination requirement will be denied boarding without compensation.

Passengers must carry a printed COVID-19 test certificate – SMS and digital certificates are not accepted.

Travelling to, from and through Dubai

If you're travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.