Saturday, 25th May 2024

How to Get Schengen Visa on Pakistani Passport?


If you wish to visit Europe then In this article you will find out everything you need to know about how to get Schengen visa on Pakistani passport including required documents, accepted vaccines, which country has the highest approval rate for issuing a visa and tips how to increase Schengen visa approval rate for success.

As you may know, a valid Schengen visa can be used officially to visit up to 26 countries including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Iceland Visa

Iceland will be a good choice to apply for Schengen visa because of it is highest approval rate, it has very lowest rate of visa refusals. Make a proper visa application, attach all required documents and provide two extra documents as explained below to support your visa application and maximize the chances of your visa approval.

  1. Google, find then contact a tour operator in Iceland, and book one or two cheap tours to support your visa application and prove that you are a genuine traveler and traveling for tourism purpose only.
  2. Try to arrange an invitation letter from same tour operator for tourism purpose which will definitely worth to buy to support your visa application.

Required Documents

  • Covering Letter
    Visa request letter with your detailed day-by-day travel plan.
  • Visa Application Form
    Dully filled and signed visa application from. Download Form
  • Recent Photographs
    2 recent colour photos 35mm x 45mm, on a white background.
  • Current Passport
    Original current passport with at least six months validity and have at least two blank page.
  • Previous Passports
    All previous passports, attach lost/stolen report (if any).
  • CNIC/ID Card
    CNIC copy on A4 size paper.
  • Letter from Employer
    Letter of certification of employment, describing applicant job duration of service, income etc. Also attach salary slips of last three months.
  • Bank Statement
    Original bank statement with account maintenance certificate. Proof of financial means to support yourself for entire period of stay.
  • Travel Health Insurance
    Medical travel insurance valid in all Schengen states, covering one day longer beyond the intended period of stay and of a value not less than 30,000 EUR (original and copy).
  • Flight Booking
    Two way or round trip flight booking, paid flight tickets are not required.
  • Hotel Reservation
    Hotel reservation or any other accommodation proof for your entire period of stay.
  • MRC and FRC
    Marriage registration certificate (is married) and Family registration certificate.
  • Birth Certificates & B-Form
    Birth Certificates & B-Form for your children (if applicable).
  • Property Documents (optional)
    Attach copy of your property documents with valuation letter to support your visa application (if any).
  • IF EMPLOYER/BUSINESS PERSON
    Attach Business registration documents and NTN if you are a business person.

 

Travel Health Insurance: This is not expensive, this may cost you between Rs:2,000 and Rs:5,000 only depends on number of days of your stay.

Bank Statement: It is not mentioned anywhere how much money exactly you need in your bank account for the bank statement but you should have sufficient money to cover all your travel expenses and you must have enough amount in your account for your survival when you finish your trip.

 

Covid-19 Related

  • Vaccination Certificate
    Travelers must be fully vaccinated with accepted vaccines and proof of verifiable covid-19 vaccination certificate with QR code.
  • PCR Test
    First negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival. The second RT PCR test will be taken at the airport on arrival, and the third RT PCR test by the primary healthcare service 5 days later after arrival.
  • Quarantine
    Six days hotel quarantine.
 

First negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival. The second RT PCR test will be taken at the airport on arrival, and the third RT PCR test by the primary healthcare service 5 days later after arrival.

Visa Fees

Short Term Iceland Visa
Tourist/Visitor Visa: Euro: €80

Processing Time

Normal processing time is up to three weeks, in some cases may take longer.

Accepted Vaccines

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Sinopharm
  • CoronaVac (SinoVac)
 

Approved Insurance Companies

With effect from 01 January 2015, only electronic Schengen insurance policies issued by any one of the following insurance companies will be accepted for Schengen visa application. Manually written insurance policy or any manual alteration in a given electronic policy will NOT be accepted.

  • Adamjee Insurance Company Ltd
  • Asia Insurance Co Ltd
  • Askari General Insurance Company Ltd
  • Atlas Insurance Ltd
  • Chubb Insurance Pakistan Limited
  • CICL (Century Insurance Company Ltd)
  • Continental Insurance Company Ltd
  • Crescent Star Insurance Limited
  • East West Insurance Company Ltd
  • EFU General
  • Habib Insurance
  • IGI
  • Jubilee General Insurance Co. Ltd
  • Pak-Qatar General Takaful Limited
  • PICIC (Pakistan Industrial Credit Investment Corporation)
  • Premier Insurance Limited
  • Shaheen Insurance
  • SPI Insurance Company Ltd (formerly Saudi Pak)
  • TPL Direct Insurance Ltd
  • UBL Insurers Ltd
  • UIC (United Insurance Company)
  • Universal Insurance Co. Ltd

Visa Application Centers

Iceland visa application can be submitted through VFS global. VFS global forwards Iceland visa applications to Denmark Embassy in Islamabad for process. Denmark Embassy is authorized by Iceland authorities to issue visas on their behalf.

Islamabad: Gerrys Building, Adjacent to Punjab Cash and Carry, Park Road, Chattha Bakhtawar, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad
Karachi: Bahria Complex IV, 4th Floor, Main Chaudhary Khaliq Uz Zaman Road, Gizri, Clifon, Karachi
Lahore: 20 Ex American Centre Buidling, Opposite Ganga Ram Hopsital, Queens Road, Lahore
Phone: 0900-07860 (from a landline) or 9999 (from a mobile)
Timings: 09:00am – 05:00pm (Mon-Fri)
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Click to Open


Denmark Embassy in Islamabad

Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad issues Visa for ICELAND, Greenland and the Faroe Islands on their behalf. Click Here for Iceland visa types.

Phone: (051) 2099800
Fax: (051) 2823483
E-mail: [email protected]
Timings: 09:00am – 04:30pm (Mon-Fri)
Address: House #16, Street 21, F-6/2, Islamabad,
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
Website: Click to Open

Muhammad Hamza Khan Abduhu
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Muhammad Hamza Khan Abduhu

Hi I'm Muhammad Hamza Khan Abduhu from Pakistan. I’m a Software Engineer by profession and my core job is web, iOS and Android mobile app development.

Traveling is my passion. I wish to visit maximum number of the countries of the World and share my travel experience with everyone through vLogging & blogging.

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