How to get Schengen visa from Pakistan

Schengen area includes 26 European states. You will submit your visa application at the embassy of the state you want to visit.


As there are 26 states in Schengen you need to know which one you want to visit.

  • If you are visiting more than one state then your application should be submitted at embassy of that state which will be your main destination.
  • If your state will be of equal time at more than one state then your visa application will be submitted at embassy of state where you intend to arrive first.
  • You must apply 15 days before the intended visit date
  • Your application cannot be submitted more than 3 months before your departure
  • Your visa application form will be submitted at Schengen embassy.


You will need following documents when you are applying for a Schengen visa

  • Valid passport with at least 2 empty visa pages
  • A completed and signed Schengen visa application form
  • Photos that meet Dutch requirements
  • Pay the required visa fee and submit the receipt
  • A service fee if you are submitting your application at the office of an external service provider

Fee requirements:

Visa fees vary depending on type of visa, they go as follow

  • Airport transit visa 00 EUR
  • Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days 00 EUR
  • Long stay visa, more than 90 days 00 EUR
  • Children between the age of 6 and below 12 years old 35.00 EUR

No visa is required for children under 6 years of age, students who are accompanying teachers, researchers from third world countries and representatives of NGOs aged under 25.

Contact details:

  • 0900 078 60 (landlines) 9999 (mobile phones). These numbers can only reached by calling from Pakistan.
  • You can visit any Schengen state embassy in your city to submit the application form.

The following procedures must be followed in order to obtain a Schengen visa from Pakistan:

1. Figure out which of the 26 European nations that make up the Schengen Area you intend to visit. Please specify the nation you wish to visit, as your visa application will handled by the relevant embassy or consulate.

2. Verify visa requirements by visiting the website of the Schengen country’s embassy or consulate. Find out all you need to know about visas based on your country and trip purpose. A valid passport, evidence of sufficient funds, proof of lodging, a completed visa application form, passport-sized photos, and evidence of travel insurance may all be necessary.

3. After you’ve looked over the visa requirements, the next step is to collect all of the paperwork you’ll need. Verify that your passport has a validity period of three months beyond the duration of your planned stay in the Schengen Area.

4. Submit your visa application: Verify that all information on the visa application is correct and complete. Be sure to sign the form where asked for and provide all the essential information.

5. To submit a visa application, most consulates and embassies in the Schengen area need applicants to do so. To learn more about making an appointment, check out the website of the relevant embassy or consulate.

6. Be punctual and carry all the necessary paperwork to your appointment. Fill out the application and send in the visa payment. In case an interview is necessary, come prepared.

7. The embassy or consulate will process your application after you submit it. The amount of time it takes to complete an order varies by season and nation. You can find the estimated processing times on the website of the embassy or consulate.

8. After your visa application is reviewed, you’ll get a notice to pick it up. A visa stamp in your passport will indicate that your application has been approved. A letter outlining the grounds for the denial will be sent to you if it is denied.

9.Once your visa is approved, you will be able to visit the Schengen Area during the visa’s validity period. Follow the rules of your visa and don’t overstay your welcome.

To account for potential processing delays, it is recommended to begin the visa application procedure at least one month before your intended travel dates.


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