Schengen Visa From Pakistan

For Pakistani passport holders dreaming of exploring the captivating destinations in the Schengen Area, understanding the Schengen visa application process is crucial. Unlike some countries enjoying visa-free entry, Pakistani citizens need to follow specific steps to obtain a Schengen visa.

Application Requirements

When planning a trip to the Schengen Area, Pakistani passport holders should meet specific entry requirements, including:

Required Documents

Application Form: Complete and sign the Schengen visa application accurately.

Valid Passport: Ensure your passport is not more than ten years old and stays valid for at least three months after leaving the Schengen Area.

Passport Photos: Provide two recent passport-sized photos meeting Schengen standards.

Proof of Residence in Pakistan: Submit a valid residence permit in Pakistan, valid for at least three months after your intended departure.

Flight Itinerary: Show a confirmed round-trip flight reservation from Pakistan to the Schengen Zone and back.

Cover Letter: Include a letter explaining the purpose and details of your visit.

Proof of Accommodation: Provide evidence of accommodation arrangements, like hotel bookings, a rent agreement, or an invitation letter.

Financial Documents: Submit proof of financial means, such as bank statements or a sponsorship letter.

Travel Insurance: Obtain coverage from a reputable provider meeting Schengen requirements, with fees starting at $30.

Application Process

Schengen Visa Fees for Pakistani Residents

Where to Apply in Pakistan?

Most Schengen countries have their embassies in Islamabad, and some may have consulates in Karachi or Lahore. Additionally, visa submission may be outsourced to a visa processing center. Pangea can guide you to the appropriate application centers, streamlining the process further.


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