Pakistan: CDN GOVT-Advised against non-essential travel



Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to Pakistan due to the unpredictable security situation, which includes the threat of terrorist attacks, kidnapping and sectarian violence.

Regional Advisory

Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to the following regions:

  • areas reporting military or militant activity;
  • all border areas, except the Wagah official border crossing point;
  • the Kashmir region, including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan;
  • the province of Balochistan and its capital city, Quetta;
  • the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, including Swat, the city of Peshawar and the Khyber Pass; and
  • the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), including Khyber Agency, North Waziristan and South Waziristan.

Consider leaving these regions if your presence is not necessary.