The Kartarpur Corridor (Urdu: کرتارپور راہداری, Punjabi: ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ ਲਾਂਘਾ) is a border corridor between the Pakistan and India, connecting the Sikh shrines of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Punjab, Pakistan and Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in Punjab, India. It allows religious devotees from India to visit the Gurdwara in Kartarpur, 4.7 kilometres (2.9 miles) from the Pakistan-India border, without a visa.
General Instructions for Pakistani Citizens
Pakistani nationals can visit Gurdwara Sahib any day without any prior approval. Entry requirements for Pakistani nationals are:
- Pakistani National ID Card (Shanakhti Card)
- Rs. 200 entry fee per person.
Please pay the due respect to holy place. Cover your heads while you are in the Gurdwara Sahib. Remove your shoes and store in Jora Ghar (Shoes storage area) at the entrance.
Please check out Do’s, Don’ts and prohibited items for pilgrims. Some of them only applies to Indian Pilgrims.
- Eco-friendly material, preferably cloth bags should be used & surroundings should be kept clean.
- Currency limitation of maximum 11000/- INR must be followed.
- Only one baggage up to 7 kg weight including drinking water may be carried.
- Do not carry any item mentioned in the prohibited list below.
- Smoking, drinking and use of tobacco is not allowed inside Passenger Terminal Building(PTB) Complex
- Do not touch any unattended article. Inform about anything suspicious to the authorities.
- Playing loud music and photographing others without permission may not be done.
(Not to be carried while traveling through Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on either way)
- Firearms and ammunition
- Explosive substances
- Narcotic drugs and Psychotropic substances
- Knife and blade except all types of Kirpans
- Counterfeit currency notes, stamps and coins
- Maps and literature with incorrect depiction of external boundaries of India and Pakistan (both in physical as well as digital form)
- Literature, media items and objects including flags and banners, challenging territorial integrity of India and Pakistan or potentially damaging to communal harmony in India and Pakistan (both in physical as well as digital form)
- Any goods for commercial purpose for profit gain or commercial usage, as per applicable laws
- Radio transmitters not approved for normal usage
- Satellite phone
- Objects made of gold and silver, other than ornaments for personal use or for religious purposes, as per applicable laws
- Pornographic material
- Goods infringing the enforceable intellectual property rights
- Antiquities and art treasures
- Wildlife items and products
- Endangered species of plants and animals whether live or dead
- Wi-fi and broadband devices
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