Visa information for Pakistani nationals

I am from Pakistan and intend to visit Laos on visit/tourism visa. As a Pakistani national can I get the visa on arrival or I have to get the visa before arrival?

Other problem is that if I need the visa before arrival then where I need to apply for the visa as there is no Lao embassy in Pakistan?

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Aug 26, 2014
Pakistani national need to get Lao visa before arrival
by: D.

Warm greeting,

Because Pakistan is among 29 countries that Laos doesn't grant visa on arrival to, you need to get visa before entering Laos.

FYI: here is the mentioned list

You can apply for the visa at Lao embassy/consulate nearest to your country. Or if you travel through Thailand or any Laos' neighboring countries you can apply for the visa there. Many tourists who are not eligible for Lao visa on arrival did that and have been successful. Some reported that it is an easy process others had a less convenience experience, but most got want they asked for (the visa).

Here is what they have shared on the forum

Hope this helps.

Oct 24, 2015
Visa for pakistani nationals
by: Anonymous

HI I'm also planning a trip to Vietnam and Laos but same issue- want to confirm that I can apply for visa at the Laos embassy in Hanoi. The Pakistani fellow who originally asked did you manage to get the visa?

Feb 27, 2017
Searching for laos Ambassy in Bangkok NEW
by: Anonymous

Im a Pakistani and i have Malaysia thai combodia visa .i need Laos visa .Now im in Bangkok.Im staying at sukhumvit street im trying very much to find Laos Ambassy but can not even through Google.Can some one guide me if it is better not to wait more and get it from Pnom penh?
I juat need 4 days trip so it is possible transit visa?
Thanks if ant body reply quicker

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