How to get French Visa from Pakistan


First thing you need to know before applying is what type of use meets your purpose. That depends on you purpose of visiting France actually. Business visa is required for business purposes while tourist visa is required for short stay. Then comes the procedure.


Procedure includes filling in an application, that can be acquired from French embassy or downloaded from web and then submitting it with all the required documents. All of your documents along with visa application form must be submitted at the French embassy in Islamabad. The procedure goes like this:

  • Application form
  • Documents and supporting documents
  • Visa fee
  • Acknowledgement of visa application
  • Collection of other relevant data
  • Processing of application
  • Decision on whether visa is granted or not
  • In case your visa is issued, your passport will have a sticker on it otherwise not.
  • In case of refusal you may appeal and get your case reviewed.


Following documents are required:

  • Duly and accurately filled, signed visa application form
  • Passport that is valid for at least three months beyond its expiry date
  • Photographs, maximum 3, meeting the official standards
  • Salary slips or bank statements that show you have a sound financial status
  • Evidence that supports the reason of your stay at France
  • Visa office may ask for additional documents

Your documents will not be returned to you so make sure you submit copies only and not original documents.

Fee requirements:

For short stay and business visa total fee is 6530 rupees including service charges. Long stay visa fee is 99 Euros.

Contact details:

Contact details and office timings are as follow:

  • Call Centre # 111-786-111
  • Fax No. : 92-51-226-6474
  • Website :
  • Email:
  • Visa Office Timings
  • Working Days: Monday to Saturday
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