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    PKR. 35000

Updated July 2024
When applying to Germany for visit visa, you must understand that like every other country, Germany wants it visitors to get back to their native countries. Therefore, when you are filing your visit visa application to German embassy, make sure you provide ample proof that you have very strong ties to Pakistan and that coming back to Pakistan after your visit is going to be your personal choice. The visit visa is typically granted withing 2-3 weeks. However, certain cases may required longer processing times on individual basis.

Germany is considered as one of the best and top destinations for the visitors. The state is located in the heart of the old continent. Along with an interesting and rich history, forests, Scenes and last but not the least delicious food, Germany is one of those beautiful countries that have lots of things to offer. Getting a visa for Germany is not a difficult task for Pakistanis and also for others. It almost takes 15 days for precession of Germany Visa from Pakistan. Here on trips.pk a complete Germany visa guide has been uploaded for you convenience. 

Quick Facts Abot Germany Visa

  1. Visa Required : Yes
  2. Popular Visa Type: Schengen visa (for short stay visits), Airport transit visa, National visa (for long-stay visits)
  3. Visa Processing Time: The minimum time taken for the visa is 10 to 15 working days
  4. Flight Booking to Apply Visa: Required
  5. Require Agent/Consultant to apply: Yes​​

Germany Visa Application Steps through Consulate

  1. Applicants must figure out where they need to apply for a visa. This could be the German embassy/consulate/visa center in Pakistan while applying for a Visa from Germany to Pakistan. 
  2. After applying for a visa applicants must appoint an interview that can be appointed online or in person at the German consulate/embassy.
  3. It is compulsory to attend the interview. The interview may last around 20 minutes, during which the visa consultant will ask you questions about your trip and will ask about the required documents.
  4. The valid German embassy that is only in Islamabad and frequent travelers do not need to book an appointment.
  5. All applicants have to appear in person if their fingerprints were not collected after 2nd November 2015. 
  6. A frequent traveler is a person who traveled two times to Schengen countries within the last 24 months with two short term visas.
  7. Applications have to be filled on each working day before 10 AM.
  8. Apart from the online appointment for your visit to the Embassy in Islamabad or the Consulate General in Karachi.
  9. Applicants are advised to use the online visa application form in order to make your personal appearance in the German Missions as efficient and suitable as possible. 

Important Notes about the Germany Visa

  1. For visiting Germany on a short stay or tourist visa for a period of up to 90 days, Pakistani citizens have to obtain a visa category “Schengen”. 
  2. Pakistani citizens should apply for a Schengen visa by specifying their exact destination as the visa should be valid for all Schengen states in the language of the issuing country in which applicants may spend up to 90 days.
  3. All those people providing visa services to any applicant and offer their visa service for the German Visa process without the permission of the Visa section needs to be reported to the visa officer at the counter. 

Visa Types of Germany For Pakistan

There are the types of Germany visas:

  1. Tourist & Visitor Visa
  2. Family Reunion Visa to Join a Relative or Partner
  3. Studying & Language Learning Visa
  4. Working Visa
  5. Business Visa
  6. Airport Transit Visa
  7. Guest Scientist Visa
  8. Training/Internship Visa
  9. Medical Treatment Visa
  10. Visa for Cultural, Film Crew, Sports, and Religious Event Purpose

Purpose of Schengen Visa

Germany is also in Schengen region so,Pakistani Applicant can also apply for Schengen Visa.The applicants applying for Schengen visa can also visit other countries in the Schengen region.

Countries in Schengen Region

  1. Germany
  2. Austria
  3. Netherlands
  4. Malta
  5. Norway
  6. Poland
  7. Belgium
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Denmark
  10. Estonia
  11. Finland
  12. France
  13. Greece
  14. Hungary
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. Liechtenstein
  19. Iceland
  20. Italy
  21. Latvia
  22. Lithuania
  23. Luxembourg
  24. Portugal
  25. Slovakia
  26. Slovenia 

Schengen Visa allows national of non-Schengen countries to visit all these areas. Schengen Visa is a unified document that allows citizens to visit these regions with free access including Germany. 

Visa Fee for the Germany from Pakistan

  1. At the Islamabad embassy at the time of application, all applicants are informed to submit an amount of PKR 500.  In addition, this amount will be due for returning the passports through a courier service.
  2. Applicants will be given pay slip which will be submitted in Standard Chartered Bank, Diplomatic Enclave Branch only. The bank will charge PKR 700 and report the payment to the German Embassy.

The visa costs are as follows for all sort of visa applicants who are applying for attaining the German visa is as follows.:

  1. Schengen visa / Short-term visa (cat. “C”) : 60€ 
  2. Transit Visa (cat. “A”) : 60€ (in Rupees)
  3. National German visa (Long-term visa) (cat. “D”) : 75€ 
  4. Childern between 6-12 years :35€
  5. Children younger than 6 years : Free

Documents Required for German Visa Application from Pakistan

In order to get your required German visa 2024 candidates are requested to present the documents exactly in the same order as given below. 

  1. For Short-stay visa application form needs to be signed by the applicant. However, in the case of minor parents can sign the application form.  
  2. The applicant needs to follow photograph specifications and two recent photographs of the applicant with a white background must be submitted with the application form. 
  3. The applicants need to provide the accommodation proof which includes the confirmed hotel reservation. The rent agreement with your name on it and the time period of rental stay with clearly mentioned dates with full valid and authentic address stating the whole trip plan in accordance with reservation is compulsory to provide. 
  4. The applicant’s company/employer signed a letter stating salary, employment duration, authentic contact info including phone number and address. The letter should also mention the duration of the visit to the Schengen state or Germany. 
  5. The applicants who are students must submit originally signed letter by the university/college/school or any institution in which he/she is currently enrolled. 
  6. The supporting documents that are required in order to provide personal income details including the last six months' original bank statements, the National Tax Number Certificate for the previous two years and proof of income tax payment provided by FBR and the salary slips of last three months. 
  7. In case if an applicant who is applying for the visa is the owner of a company attach the last six months' original bank statements, National Tax Number Certificate for the previous two years and proof of income tax payment provided by FBR and the salary slips of last three months. 
  8. Must attach a copy of the Germany flight booking.
  9. The passport must have at least two empty pages. If you have previous visiting/traveling experience kindly bring previous passports. The previous passport will be attached with application copies on A4 size paper.
  10. Photocopy of your national ID card/ CNIC is also required and in case if the applicant has lost any previous passport he must bring the police report stating that the passport has been lost by the candidate. 
  11. Due to any reason if the Embassy or High Commission refused to give you a passport kindly attach a written explanation about the reason for the trip and refusal letter.
  12. Original and photocopy of Family Registration Certificate issued by NADRA.
  13. If children under 18 years are traveling with a single parent the written agreement from the other parent is required along with the photocopy of CNIC. 
  14. Appointment email confirmation and AMEX slip to return your passport.
  15. Security questionnaire.
  16. Medical insurance of not less than 30,000 Euros is required in the form of original and copy of a travel policy. However, medical insurance must cover all the hospitalization expenses in case of emergency and deportation. 
  17. The list of medical insurance companies in Pakistan is already given agreed by Schengen partners in Islamabad including Adamjee Insurance Company Ltd, Asia Insurance Co Ltd, Askari General Insurance Company Ltd, Atlas Insurance Ltd, Chubb Insurance Pakistan Limited and many more. 
  18. All the original documents that are not needed by the embassy will be returned to the applicants when they are provided with a visa only if the applicant provides all the copies of the documents. You Must Need Schengen Travel Insurance.

Visa Application Effort

  1. The Germany visa application effort is Medium.
  2. For an interview and fingerprints, the applicants need to physically visit the embassy. 

German Visa Processing time from Pakistan

  1. The processing of short-stay visas to Germany takes around 10-15 days to be processed. However, at times when the embassy is processing a lot of visa applications, tourism visas may take a bit longer, since business visas or others are treated with more priority. This is the main reason why you are suggested to file your application for a German tourism/visitor visa as soon as possible.

Awaiting the Result

The standard Visa processing time is 10 to 15 working days. However, with the circumstances the visa processing period could be extended to 4 weeks to 3 months. 


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the visa processing fee of Germany?

For adults visa processing fee to Germany is 80 Euros, and for children under 12 it is 40 Euros.

What is the average visa processing time of Germany?

Short stay visa application processing time is about 15 days.

What is the visa acceptance ratio of Germany?

As per a research held in 2022, the student visa acceptance ratio to Germany was 95%.

Do Germany provide PR?

No European citizens who had lived more than 5 years in Germany becomes eligible to apply for a Settlement Permit in Germany.

What is the average wage rate in Germany?

In Germany the average salary of a dull time employee is about 4100 Euros.

What is the bank statement required for visa to Germany?

As a foreigner in Germany you need at least 940 Euros per month in your account with accordance to duration of your sta


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