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Entry Clearances: Pakistan

Home Department written question – answered on 21st May 2008.

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Photo of Gordon Prentice Gordon Prentice Labour, Pendle

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many multiple entry visitor visas were issued to citizens of Pakistan in each year since 1997.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands), Minister of State (Home Office) (Borders and Immigration), Minister of State (HM Treasury) (also in the Home Office)

Only since October 2000 have visit visas been valid for multiple entries into the UK. The total number of visit visas issued by our high commission in Islamabad and our deputy high commission in Karachi in each year since 2001 is shown as follows. Figures are not available at present for 2006-07.

Number of visit visas issued
2001-02 67,620
2002-03 42,041
2003-04 71,122
2004-05 80,999
2005-06 80,601

Entry Clearance Annual Statistics

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