Oct 042008
 

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

 28 Responses to “UK restores visa service in Karachi andLahore”

  1. 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

  2. When will Islamabad Embassy open? I am not getting a reply- i made application in Mirpur fedex. Any updates please??? Thanks

    • 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

    • @Sairah, Hi Sairah, My name is Javed, i live in the UK,if you want an update on your application then you will be better of contacting the british embassy direct, if you want to discuss further, mail me at jayjay97@ntlworld.com

  3. 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

    • 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)

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

    • 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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. LAHORE
    20, Ex American centre building,
    Opp Ganga Ram hospital.Queens Road

    Email: lhevacmgr@gerry.com.pk

    ISLAMABAD
    14-B, Sadiq Plaza
    G-9 Markaz

    isbvacmgr@gerry.com.pk

    KARACHI
    43/1/D, Razi road PECHS,
    Shahrah-e- Faisal
    Karachi

    khivacmgr@gerry.com.pk

    To See location map and other details, please visit the following website. I shall location maps here later on.

    //www.ukvacpk.com/contactus.aspx

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. mara contect no 03003230820
    ha

  15. 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.

  16. i want go england and i want to study and part time work so please if u help me than contact my email princeimran17@yahoo.com

  17. u better lay ur A$$ in PK and continue studying here moron

  18. i want a K consultant to guide me

  19. plz help me work visa for uk

  20. 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

  21. plz any body guide me how to apply for Visa for UK?
    what are the requirements?

  22. My sister is UK National,
    how can i get visit visa for six months
    regards

  23. 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

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