Visa, Passport, Legal

Please note that all passport and attestation appointments at the German Embassy Islamabad from 1 September 2014 onwards can only be booked online. Please make sure that you book an appointment in the correct category as wrongly booked appointments will not be honored. 

Appointments cannot be made via phone or e-mail.

Please note that the German Diplomatic Missions in Pakistan have not outsourced visa application services to any private service provider/travel agent.  Offers by agents shall be critically examined as there is no such requirement.

Online Appointment System (Only for Embassy in Islamabad)

Your complaint – our plea to show more fairness!

You want to travel to Germany or study in Germany but cannot find a visa online appointment to submit your application?

Unfortunately, we face a lot of no shows these days. Do not book a wrong appointment with a phantasy name or wrong passport number or in the wrong visa category.

Please cancel your visa appointment as soon as you know that you are not going to use it!

You will enable other applicants to use that slot.

No-shows and wrong appointments will be strictly monitored and if necessary registered with name and passport number and email address.

For submission of a visa application at the German Consulate General Karachi no appointments are necessary, clients will be served on a first come, first served basis.


These pages present information on numerous consular services. Whether you need a visa for Germany or are looking for information on German citizenship, customs regulations, marriage in Germany, notarization of documents, or numerous other consular matters, this site is a good place to start.

Please note: The visa sections can only be reached during offical office hours !

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Short-term / Schengen visas

Short term visas (for stays up to 90 days)


Long-term visas

Long term visas (for stays for more than 90 days)


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Visa, Passport, Legal



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Beware of Agents and Scammers

Please use caution and be sensible when looking at ads on online platforms promising employment in Germany or other European Countries. There is a high risk that they are posted by scammers, who will charge you money for their “services” and then provide you with false documents and wrong promises of Visas to Germany.

VISA - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you have questions about the visa procedure? Take a moment to have a look at our FAQs before you call. You might find the answer to your question right

Consular Information (in German)

Travel and security advice (in German)


The Federal Foreign Office's website provides information on a daily basis on the security situation in Pakistan (in German). However, for further information, please do not hesitate to contact the embassy directly.


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