Honesty & Integrity

Immigration Wing

FIA Immigration wing was established in 1975. It has since evolved into successful unit dealing with the challenges of rapidly changing international environment. The development of Integrated Border Management System (IBMS) and introduction of E- Visas has added to the efficiency of the system and better service delivery. This journey is incessant because the services delivered by Immigration Wing are linked with the technological advancement happening in the contemporary world. Additionally, to keep pace with the modern times is the main challenge. FIA Immigration is handling more than 22 million traffic of passengers annually at its 27 notified checkpoints/ international borders. Immigration wing is playing an important role since 2018 in the enactment of Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act 2018 and Prevention of Smuggling of Migrant Act 2018.

The Immigration Directorate regulates the flow of international passengers and prevent instances of human smuggling, enforces ECL, PNIL & BL and deals with the issuance of Tourist and Business Visa on arrival through its 27 regulated entry/ exit points which includes 13 airports, 05 land routes, 04 seaports & 02 railway stations.

Our Achievements
  • Management of the movement on Western Border Crossing Points.
  • Movement on Pak-Iran Border at Taftan Border.
  • Additional 07 Notified Border Crossing Points on Pakistan’s Western Border.
  • Immigration Process at Airports.
  • Provision of food and clothing to deportees.
  • Enforcement of FIA’s Provisional National Identification List (PNIL)
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Responsibilities of FIA Immigration Officers
  • Examination of travel documents of arriving and departing international passengers
  • Prevention, Detection and Arrest of passengers travelling on fake/forged documents
  • Arrest of offenders on the request of police and other law enforcement agencies
  • Implementation of different formalities/terms and conditions stipulated by the government.

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Targets in Future

Considering the better performance and facilitation by it Overseas Link Offices FIA Immigration Wing has planned for opening of more link offices in following countries.

  1. Turkey
  2. UAE
  3. Malaysia
  4. Spain
  5. United Kingdom
  6. Italy
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