About Us

Immigration Advisory Service (IAS) is Pakistan’s first and largest not-for-profit organization providing representation and advice in immigration and visa laws. These services are free to people who are eligible. We also offer a fee-paying (non-profit) service. We are independent from the Government and our visa and immigration advice is provided confidentially.

Our prime objective is to address those issues and problems which are often faced by the applicants or the migrants while they are going through their visa process and the hurdles they come in contact with very often after their arrival to the countries they intended to settle in.

We aim to address the issues and problems which are often faced by the applicants or the migrants while they are going through their visa process, as well as the hurdles they come in contact with after their arrival to the countries they intend to settle in. The main issues observed are:

• Visa consultants with limited or wrong knowledge about prevailing Immigration rules complicate even the simple cases, causing an increase in refusal rate in Pakistan.
• A flock of people with visa frauds and visa scam backgrounds operating in the market.
• Ads containing wrong and misleading information in ads published daily in newspapers and social media by visa consultants to lure the public.
• Unreasonable visa refusals / Inconsistent decision. Failure of immigration authorities to follow their own rules.
• Some people often lack the information regarding laws and procedures of the country they intend to migrate to, which results in difficulties post-arrival.

Why Choose Us?

We are a team of experts with in-depth knowledge about immigration, student consultancy and visa processes, policies, rules and all practical challenges involved. We want to make immigration to different countries very smooth by increasing the understanding about immigration rules and regulations that benefits not only the migrants and the home country, but the host country as well. We aim to curb illegal immigration and put a stop to human trafficking. IAS striving to address all these issues by;

  1. Creating awareness among the general public about immigration rules and regulation.
  2. Updating our clients about any changes in immigration rules and laws.
  3. Providing support to our clients on their genuine matters.
  4. Assistance and guidance on dealing with complex immigration matters.
  5. Emphasizing on the deliverance of genuine immigration advice and services to the applicants or general public.
  6. Assisting all applicants affected by the arbitrary decisions and capricious behaviour of the visa granting bodies.
  7. A platform that can convey the concerns of migrants/potential migrants, and various issues to policy makers and other stakeholders such as the Immigration authorities, Pakistani governments and the visa granting bodies.