UK restores visa service in Karachi andLahore 28


ISLAMABAD: The British High Commission announced on Friday that its visa application centre (VAC) was reopening in Karachi, following a security review. The VACs were closed following the Marriott hotel suicide attack in which 53 people were killed including four foreigners.

Gerry’s International is reopening the Karachi VAC on October 8, and is aiming to reopen the Lahore VAC on October 13.

Access to VACs is restricted to those with an appointments only. VACs in Islamabad and Mirpur will remain closed, awaiting security upgrades.

The BHC has asked visa applicants to call the following numbers in order to make an appointment at their nearest VAC: 0900-10411 from a landline and 8865 from a mobile phone. app

 

 

 

4/10/2008


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28 thoughts on “UK restores visa service in Karachi andLahore

  • hassan

    hi can you tell me please , who is the attestation authority of photo copies of portugal passport for application of residance permit in uk . hassan pakistan

    • iraj shah

      Dear Sairah this is iraj shah em working in Visa Advisor right next to Gerry’s FeDex i also keep sending them e-mails they didn’t even reply our e-mails the only way to submit ur visa application u should get appontment throug telephone and you have take ur visa application back form Islamabad. islamabad gerry’s office working its open u can take it from there or else ping us on our land line number it’s +92-58610-32500 Thanks

  • Moin

    Dear All,

    I have been trying to book an appointment in kharachi for few days but Gerry’s phone service is just a crap and could book any appointment even after spending a hell lot of money. There website for appointment doesnt work either. Anybody knows any alternatives? For how long on an average one have to wait to get a proper respnse from Gerry’s phone service?
    regards

    • rj

      im not the only one then have you managed to get a response yet?

      Complaints

      UK visas aims to offer a fair and professional service to all our customers. We welcome feedback which helps us to focus on where we need to improve

      If you have any comments, or are concerned about the standard of service you received, please let us know. We investigate all complaints fully and will send you a reply within 20 working days

      If you wish to complain about the service you received from UK visas at the British High Commission, please address your complaint in writing to the Deputy Director Visa Services, British High Commission, Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, PO Box 1122, Islamabad or by fax to 0092 51 2824728.

      If you wish to complain about the service you received from Gerry’s, you may submit it direct to their website, in person at a Visa Application Centre, or in writing to the Deputy Director Visa Services at British High Commission, Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, PO Box 1122, Islamabad or by fax to 0092 51 2824728. (Moderator)

  • Fayaz ur Rehman

    Sir..
    I was submitt my file to gerrys office ISLAMABAD but now it was closed. so please will you tell me about my file stuts or more procedger on my e-mail address….

    thanks

  • Muhammad Sikandar

    I wanna know that i and my wife wanna go to the Uk.What should be the procedure to make it happen?

    I will wait for your reply

  • M Ali Raja

    Dear All,

    I have been trying to book an appointment in Lahore for few days but Gerry’s phone service is just a crap and could book any appointment even after spending a hell lot of money. Anybody knows any alternatives? For how long on an average one have to wait to get a proper respnse from Gerry’s phone service?
    regards

  • sana

    Hi /salaam

    I have actually submitted my sisters passport in islamabad high comission for visit visa its abt 8 months now and taht wasnt a new visa that was jus a renewal bt i didnt recieved her passport back yet she is just 10 years old and nw i receive a letter from high commission saying that her passport is in passport office so which passport office should i go i been to peshawar passport office it wasnt there and also coz i live in peshawar pak and also they didnt mention thene name of passport office so can u plz help me on that issue i have email them alot thy didnt rep i have call them alt bt no rep can u plz help me wat should i do
    thanks alot

    • Tahir

      sana u have to collect ur passport from where you submitted your application for visa , as u described above about islamabad high commission so go there and get your passport . Gudluck

  • Shoaib Rasool

    Hello my name is Shoaib Rasool. i am a student of graphics and animation designing and i want to continue my studies in it in U.K, i have cousin in london who is already studying there. Now my question is u.k embassy in pakistan required sponsor for student with 2 million rupees. as college say we can pay 5o% percent fees in advance and we can pay remaining while we study and work here. i have strong family background who can suppport me very well but thing is i dont have 2million rupees at all. now what should i do? should i forget to go over there and continue my studies?? or is there any otherway. please let me know.
    Regards
    Shoaib Rasool

  • Asad

    kindly tell me the location of Fedex office in Lahore.
    where i submitted visa application for UK.
    i have taken appointment but dont know the exact location.

  • adil

    This site is really informative for those who are looking for Study visa for England and Australia.I hope you will continue your working like this.Thanks for the sharing lots of information with us.Shangrila Murree

  • sinfulsaint

    AOA
    hi can anybody know i wants to apply a NICOP ID Card i am living in bangkok thailand, Pakistan Embassy here is not issuing , so anybody know how i can apply online send fee ETC.
    sinfulsaint37@hotmail.com

    i shall be very thankful to you all of guys please tell me.

  • jahanzaib

    i am jahanzaib from pakistan mujhay drive karnay ka bohat shok ha may chata ho k mujhay uk k ander dyty mil jay to may bohat khosh ho jao ga.

  • Choudary Mehmood

    I have sumitted my visa application on 23-dec-2009.but until i am not getting reply;please answer my application ;i am worried about this matter. please send me answer this email.passport no =ap6893722.please sir answer me.

  • sana

    i want to apply for uk visa..i m just married and my husband is living in uk…i doesnt know how to apply and whats things i need for visa..please give some informations…and whick visaform goes for my visa

  • sadia

    hi plz tell me any body
    how can i get information fore USA faiency visa . becoz i m pakistani and he is Indian .and he want to sponcer me.in how many days my process will be complete and i will be in usa