All visa applicants are required to provide the documents mentioned against their required visa category. The information is as given below:

  • All Passport must be valid for at least 06 months.

Visa Instructions for all categories

  • Duly filled visa application form
  • Original passport and photocopy of passport (Main page)
  • Two photographs

Business Visa

  • Letter of Invitation from Pakistan
  • Letter of attestation of the enterprise in France
  • Copy of Reservation of Hotel / Air Ticket

Tourist Visa

  • Letter from Tourist Agency in Pakistan or France
  • Copy of Reservation of Hotel in Pakistan
  • Copy of Reservation of Air Ticket

Family Visa (French Nationals of Pakistan Origin)

  • Pakistani Passport or CNIC / NICOP National Identity Card
  • Photocopy of Family Book or Birth Certificate (for children)

Any applicant may be asked to appear before Head of Consular Section for interview. Moreover, justification of domicile and copy of resident card in France will be required. The families of French officials working in Pakistan will require official invitation letter, along with the photocopy of passport, copy of resident card and bank statement.

NGO'S Visa

  • Approval of the concerned authority in Pakistan.
  • Letter of recommendation from the NGO.
  • Letter of Invitation/Recommendation from Pakistan.
  • Photocopy of Passport / Carte de séjour.

Work visa

Work visa is granted to professionals in the different fields after clearance by relevant authorities in Pakistan.

Journalist visa

Journalist Visa is issued for different Cities in Pakistan after authorization from Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. For more information please contact the Consular of the Embassy during working hours.

Sikh Pilgrims Visa

Sikh citizens of foreign countries can apply for Pilgrims visa. Details are as under:-

  • Sikh foreign nationals of Indian origin
  • Sikh Indian nationals but having legal residence permit of France (having valid Carte de Séjour)
  • The spouses and children of the applicants in the above mentioned categories.
  • Sponsorship Letter by Sikh Gurdwara in Pakistan & France
  • Copy of French carte de séjour / resident permit
  • Livret de famille (family book) in case spouse / kids wish to apply

Courier Services

Apart from the walk-in Applicants the Embassy accepts Visa applications through Courier Companies as well. Applications for Visa may be completed (after carefully reading the requirements on Embassy’s Website) and sent through one of the following Courier Services.      

Visa Express
03 Rue Lord Byron 75008 Paris
Tel: 0144107272

Allo Visa- VSI
02 Place des hauts Tillier 92230 Gennevilliers
Tel: 0180035122

123 Visas
317-325 rue de la Garenne 92000 Nanterre
Tel: 0149070569

Visa Consult
53 rue Boissiere - 75116 Paris
Tel: 0607854969

Visa Fee (Euros)

Type of VisaNormal ProcessingUrgent (Same Day)
SingleDoubleSingle        Multiple
Family/Tourist/Visit32€48€  64€            128€ 

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