Procedure for entry into terminal :

Pakistan Nationals


Visitor pass are processed only on Receipt of following information in writing or through authentic/official e-mail:-

  • Name of visitor.
  • Date & Time of visit.
  • Purpose of visit.
  • Location/Person to be visited.
  • CNIC No.
  • Company’s name (if official).
  • Designation.
  • Contractor’s name, nature of job, place of work & list of labour along-with copy of CNIC and written request (on company letter head) of contractor for issuance of passes.

Pass Acquisition

The Firm/Company intimates/requests to Manager Security/PFSO for issuance of cards/passes in writing through pass section (Security Dept.) along-with following:-

  • Prescribed form along with connected documents
  • Recommendation of concerned department of PICT.

Foreign nationals

  • Foreigner are allowed inside with prior permission of the concerned govt. authorities (i.e. Ministry of Interior Islamabad/Home depart ment Sindh, Ministry of Ports & Shipping and Director Naval Intelli gence/Dock Security Organization).

Ship Crews

  • Foreign Ship’s crew should be allowed to embark/disembark on production of ‘Permit issued by the FIA Immigration authority.
  • Foreign Ship’s crew should be allowed to temporary exit (for a day) on pro duction of Shore Leave issued by the FIA Immigration authority and Identity pass.

What to remember

There are a few guidelines defined by PICT that individuals need to follow to get through the security check, otherwise, security clearance wouldn’t be granted to enter the terminal

  • Availability of original CNIC during visit into the terminal.
  • Motorcyclist must wear helmet before entry into the terminal.
  • Park vehicle at designated visitors place.
  • Cooperate in security checks of following portions of the vehicle shall be checked thoroughly:-
  • Boot (Diggi of the car)
  • Dash Board.
  • Floor with Under Vehicle Inspection Mirror.
  • Monitoring through Under Vehicle Inspection System (UVIS).

What to avoid

The terminal is a restricted area and hence, there are some items/Actions strictly prohibited in Port Area that you require to avoid while entering the terminal.

  • Photography (any type)
  • Taxi/Auto, Rickshaw, Hawkers or public transport
  • Camera/any-other photo taking device
  • Arms & Ammunition
  • Fire/Explosive material
  • Knife/dagger etc (which may be used as a weapon)
  • Loose fuel & inflammable material
  • Fertilizer
  • Drug

Certified ISPS Code Compliant

PICT gained certification for compliance with ISPS Code that is an international framework adopted by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), through which ships and port facilities must operate to detect and deter international terrorism.