If you want to travel to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan then you will be required to provide biometric verification at Etimad Offices and Visa Centers in your nearest location.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia made biometric verification (fingerprint) compulsory for different visa types including religious Hajj pilgrimage & Umrah. For this biometric verification Etimad has visa centers in 26 cities of Pakistan and it is expected that more will be opened in coming years.
Before visiting these visa centers you are required to make an appointment for Eitmad Visa Centre for which the method is very simple and easy. Through online process you will provide your passport details and other information and then schedule an appointment for preferable office Etimad Office.
The address and email of Etimad Visa Center are as follows:
|Islamabad||Awami Trade Center, 3rd Floor, G-9 Markaz, Islamabadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Karachi||FTC Office Address: Ground Floor, Finance and Trade Centre Building (FTC) Main Sharah-e-Faisal adjacent FTC Flyover, Karachiemail@example.com|
|Karachi||2nd Floor, 67/1 Maqbool Empire, Main Korangi Road, (Imtiaz Store building) near KPT Interchange Karachi.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Quetta||Maymar Plaza, Khojak Road, Quetta Cantt, Quettaemail@example.com|
|Sukkur||Banglow no A-65, Sindhi Society, Airport Road, Near Nadra Office, Opposite 5 Star Guest Housefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|MirphurKhas||H# 36-B, Umair Town Mirpur Khasemail@example.com|
|Hyderabad||Banglow# B-1, Kehkashan housing society, behind Soneri Bookland, Naseem Nagar Road Qasimabadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peshawar||3rd Floor, Al Hajj Tower, Main University Road, Peshawaremail@example.com|
|Lahore||Ground Floor and First Floor, The Enterprise Building, 1 km Thokar Niaz Baig Multan Roadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Islamabad||3rd Floor, Awami Trade Center Building, G-9 Markaz (Karachi Company), Islamabademail@example.com|
|Swat||River Palace Hotel, By Pass Road Mingora Swatfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Swabi||Afghan market Topi Road Gulu Dheri Near Jalalian Hotel Swabi||Afghan market Topi Road Gulu Dheri Near Jalalian Hotel Swabi|
|Rahim Yar Khan||H# 64 B, Block Y, Scheme 03,Street Gulzar-e-Madina, Gulshan-e-Iqbalemail@example.com|
|Sahiwal||H#76, X Block, Scheme#3, Farid Town, Sahiwal.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gilgit||Etimad (Private) Limited, Main City Gilgitemail@example.com|
|Mansehra||Hanif Khan Arcade , Nearby Allied Bank Chanar Road ,Mansehrafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Rajanpur||Near Angro Urea,Gudam Indus Highway Road, Rajanpuremail@example.com|
|Multan||Old Food Street Chungi#09 Khanewal Road, Multan Pakistanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sialkot||Akbar Plaza, opposite Habib Metro Bank, Chowk Doburji malian, daska road Sialkotemail@example.com|
|Mardan||Haji Gul Plaza Mill Road Near Taroon Shadi Hall Shop no. 11-12-13 A Block Mardanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dera Ismail Khan||Rose Hotel,Topanwala Circular Road D I Khanemail@example.com|
|Khushab||House# 4/B, Near Grand Castle Hotel Civil Lines Jauharabadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Faisalabad||204-Chak, Near Al Noor Marbel Factory, Khayaban 3, Madina Town, Faisalabad||204-Chak, Near Al Noor Marbel Factory, Khayaban 3, Madina Town, Faisalabad|
|Mirpur Azad Kashmir||Office# 27 Quaid-e-Azam Stadium, Mirpur Azad Kashmiremail@example.com|
|Gujranwala||404/B, Satelite Town, Near Billa Pan Shop, Gujranwalafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jang||Crown Plaza Nawaz Chown Opposite Church Ground, Jhangemail@example.com|
|Muzaffarabad||Shop no 10, Ground Floor, Mughal Plaza, Abbottabad Morh Near Passport office Muzaffarabadfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gujrat||Ramtalai Chowk, Near service shop, Gulzar Madina building, Gujratemail@example.com|
After successful submission of your visa application, fees/charges and biometric verification you can trace and track your visa application through the official website of Etimad. Through their ‘status of application’ option you can check the status of your application from your home.
Etimad (Pvt) Ltd provides biometric services for all types of visa such as visit visa, professionals, umrah, hajj pilgrimage, business and family visits.
Previously biometric verification was not mandatory but KSA government made it a requirement for the visa application form along with other document requirements. It affects millions of Pakistan as more than 2.6 million Pakistani work in Saudi Arabia & thousands go there for religious pilgrimage.
The biometric verification fee and service charges will be provided at the time of online appointment booking depending on the type of visa.
If you need any further information or details visit the official website of Etimad, for queries or complaints contact at these phone numbers:
+92-51-2285031, +92-51-2285032, +92-51-2285034
+92-51-2285062, +92-51-2285063, +92-51-2285064