US visa services for Pakistani students to resume October 1

The US Embassy has stated that visa services for students will be resumed from October 1st, and holds that student exchanges are welcomed.

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US embassy has announced to restore student visa services for Pakistan, US embassy in Islamabad and US consulate in Karachi will be operational from October 1st.

According to a statement issued by the US embassy in Islamabad, student visa is their ‘top priority’. Will make every effort to assist student visa applicants as timely and safely as possible, the embassy stated.

US welcomes student exchanges with Pakistan

“We are proud of the long tradition of student exchanges between Pakistan and the United States,” said an issued press release. “Nearly 8,000 Pakistani students study at universities and colleges across the United States and we look forward to welcoming many more who are interested in the American educational experience. “Student visas are a top priority for the U. S. Mission in Pakistan.

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It is said in the statement issued by the US embassy that various measures have been taken in the previous few months regarding health and safety of the student visa applicants. Thus the students are instructed to wear face masks and maintain social distancing as part of corona virus safety measures.

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The Embassy relayed, “We will resume processing for other visa categories as soon as we are able. The applicants may visit our website at”

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