In order to study at LUMS, foreign nationals must obtain a “Study Visa” from the Pakistani Embassy/Consulate working in their country. The Pakistani Embassy/Consulate will only issue a study visa for students’ stay at LUMS upon receipt of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan’s “No Objection Certificate” and Clearance from the Ministry of Interior, Pakistan.
For the issuance of Visa, students must submit the following documents to the LUMS Admissions Office through postal mail/ courier service by the stipulated deadline. These documents are mandatory for the processing of visa application:
I.Signed copy of Admission Offer Letter
II.Payment of Tuition/Hostel dues through a bank Draft (if any)
III.Completely filled “Student’s Information Sheet” for the issuance of NOC from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan.
a. Note: No Objection Certificate (NOC) is issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan; which is a mandatory requirement for LUMS enrollment and Visa processing.
IV.Three (3) copies of completely filled and duly signed “Visa Form” (all pages) to get necessary visa clearance from the Ministry of Interior, Pakistan.
a. Note: Please carefully read instructions given in the Visa application form and send it to LUMS through courier service by the due deadline. Form is available on the Ministry of Interior’s website (www.interior.gov.pk ). The form must be duly filled in with contacts/addresses of the applicant both in Home country and Pakistan.
V.Six (6) Original Photographs
VI.Complete copy of Passport
VII.Any other document required by the MOI for the issuance of Visa
VIII.Academic Records-Certified Photocopies of:
IX.Secondary School (O levels/ 10th Grade or any Equivalent Degree)
X.Post Secondary (A Levels/ IB/ American High School or any equivalent degree)
XI.All academic transcripts/certificates (Secondary, Post Secondary, Bachelors, Masters or any other qualification)
XII.Copy of certificate of provisional grade point average
XIII.Copy of English Proficiency Certificate
XIV.Nomination/Recommendation Letter from University
XV.Copy of Medical Certificate