Visa for medical treatment

In order to speed up the procedure at the visa counter, you are kindly requested to present the documents exactly in the same order as indicated below.

Required Documents:

Additional instructions:

- one application form

- signed by the applicant
- completely filled out by typewriter or online

- two passport photos

- not older than six months

- no computer print-outs accepted

information on photos [pdf, 550.79k]

- valid passport

- Passport needs to be valid for three months after the expiry of the applied visa
- please submit copies of pages 1 - 4 and of previous Schengen visas as well as of US, CAN or UK visas

- former passports

- if any

- completed list of your children

list of children [pdf, 75.74k]

- security questionnaire

Declaration § 54 II AufenthG [vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document, 14.46k]

- valid health insurance

- please submit the original and one copy
- the original has to be signed
- please make sure that your insurance explicitly covers all Schengen States (not only Germany)
more details

- confirmed flight booking

- documentation of previous treatment in Pakistan

- documentation about your intended treatment

- Certificate by a German medical doctor/ hospital confirming the intended treatment, stating the duration of the required treatment and the estimated costs.

- Confirmation that your intended treatment has been paid for in advance.

- documentation of your financial situation

- e.g. salary slips, extracts of your bank account covering the last six months, etc.

- proof of real estate - if any

For applicants at the Embassy only:

- No appointment is necessary for the patient and – if applicable because of medical reasons – for ONE attendant. Please arrive at the Visa Section during official office hours, but not after 11.00 a.m.

Please note that a person accompanying a patient has to apply for a tourist or visit visa and submit the relevant documents.

Visa Fees

For applications at the Embassy Islamabad, please note that at the time of application an amount of 500,- PKR is due for returning the passports through a courier service. 
While submitting the application, you will be given a pay slip. Please take this slip to the Standard Chartered Bank, Diplomatic Enclave Branch only, and pay the visa fee. The bank will report your payment to the Embassy. A fee of 700,- PKR will be levied by the bank.
If your appointment falls on an official banking holiday,
the payment of fees cannot be settled the same day.

For applications at the Consulate General Karachi, please note that the visa fee (equivalent in PKR) has to be paid in CASH at time of submission.

Schengen visa / Short-term visa (cat. "C")

60€ (in Rupees)

Airport transit (cat. "A")

60€ (in Rupees)

National German visa (e.g. study family reunion, etc. - Long-term visa)
(cat. "D")

75€ (in Rupees)

Children aged 0-17 for family reunion
30€ (in Rupees)

Spouses/children of citizens of the EU

exempted from visa fees

Medical treatment

Uniklinikum Jena operiert Patienten mit Roboter

All documents need to be presented in original and in copies.

Copies of your application have to be:

- in Din A4 size
- complete
- readable
- not (!) stapled

The German Missions reserve the right to request additional documents

Applications will only be accepted and processed after the submission of all required documents - failure to do so will result in the refusal of the visa.

Applicants are kindly asked to note that compliance with the afore mentioned conditions does not automatically guarantee that a visa will be issued.

Even with a valid visa, the competent German border authorities may refuse entry into the territory of Germany. In such cases, the Government of Germany accepts no liability.

Required documents

operating theatre

Here you can download the list of required documents for medical treatment visas.

Obligation to declare cash in amounts of EUR 10,000 or more entering or leaving the EU

All travellers entering or leaving the European Union with €10,000 or more in cash must declare the sum to Customs from 15 June 2007. This initiative has been taken to assist the efforts being made at EU level to tackle crime and improve security by cracking down on money laundering, terrorism and criminality.


Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we can not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.