Applying for a visa in Pakistan to visit France

Visa applications submitted in Pakistan are examined by the French Embassy in Islamabad; only the Embassy is authorised to take decisions about visas.

  • For short-stay visa applications,please submit your application well in advance of the date of departure since it takes 15 to 20 days minimum to obtain a short-stay visa after the interview at the embassy;
  • For long-stay visa applications, please submit your application well in advance of the date of departure since it takes 30 days minimum to obtain a long-stay visa after the interview at the embassy

Please consider that you should add the delay required to get an appointment with AEG

To make an appointment and find information about the visa application centres, please check the "Whom should I contact ?" section.

For specific situations (holders of diplomatic or service passports, afghan residents, family reunification, offi/ofpra  ), please check the "Particular situations" section.


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Caution: Cerfa form in draft

The day of your appointment you must imperatively present your CERFA in final paper version. It must not have the word "DRAFT".

If your CERFA has the mention "DRAFT", this means that your application is not finalized on France-Visas and will therefore be refused on the day of filing.


Beware of fraudulent sites

Visa applicants are advised to be cautious in all dealings with companies that claim to offer assistance in obtaining French visas.


The day of your appointment:

Attention, the day of your appointment you must print and come with your receipt. In case of absence of a document present on your receipt, your visa application can be refused.