Additional Services

The services mentioned here are optional. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee. You must pay this extra fee when you attend the visa application centre only.

The services provided by Gerry's are optional and you will be charged in addition to your visa application fee. Applicants should collect and keep their receipts for these services.

Services Description Service Fee PKR
Photo Booth Photo booth facility inside the centre as per the visa photo specification 975 PKR / 4 Photos
Photo Copy Photocopier facility 20 PKR / Page
SMS Service SMS application tracking 394 PKR
Prime Time Submit your application outside of normal working hours 8250 PKR
Courier Return Have your passport couriered back to you instead of collecting it from the VAC. 2,750 PKR

Courier Return Service

Have your passport couriered back to you instead of collecting it from the VAC.

The visa application centre will courier the decision on your visa application, documents and passport back to you. You can buy the service at the visa application centre for a fee of 2,750 PKR (all applicable taxes included). Please enquire about this service when you submit your visa application at one of the service desks.

Prime Time application service

The Prime time service is mainly aimed to facilitate working professional and business executives who would prefer to apply outside of their own normal working hours.

This service allows applicants at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore to submit their legalization and visa applications between the hours of 17:00 and 19:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This service costs an additional PKR 6600 in addition to the visa and service fees and must be paid in cash at the visa application centre.

SMS Service

VFS Global is pleased to be able to offer an SMS service which updates customers in Pakistan on the progress of their visa applications. The easy to use SMS service sends an automated message to the applicant's mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process. This is followed up with an automated email message to the applicant's email informing them of the status of their visa application. The SMS text is available in English.

This optional service can be purchased for PKR 394 when you submit your visa application. Please read the disclaimer carefully before applying for this service.

Note: This value added service is available in Pakistan (Local SMS only).