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Gerry’s International operates Visa Application Centres (VACS) in Pakistan on behalf of UK Border Agency (UKBA)
Anyone wishing to apply for a UK visa or seeking to re-submit their passport following an allowed appeal , should contact our call-centre (0900 10411 from a landline or 8865 from a mobile) in order to make an appointment at their nearest Visa Application Centre (VAC). Access to the VACs is strictly by appointment only. .Anyone arriving without an appointment will be turned away. Applicants will be contacted directly with instructions for passport collection on completion of the application process.
All applicants visiting the Visa Application Centres must submit to a security search. All personal items such as bags, mobile phones, cigarette lighters, liquids and offensive weapons are prohibited and access will be denied to those found in possession of such items.
Applicants must submit their original documents with a complete set of photocopies, including the completed visa application form. Student applications should provide 2 sets of photocopies. Photocopies should be clearly legible, A4 size only unless legal size documents. The visa application centre may refuse to accept your application if you do not provide the required copies.
Some elements of the visa application may be sent overseas for processing. This may result in extended decision making times.
For non-settlement applicants applying in Lahore and Karachi only:
Non Settlement applications are normally processed within 15 working days. However, due to significant operational contraints, processing times for applications lodged in Lahore and Karachi are currently in excess of 30 working days. We apologise for this delay, and will endeavour to reduce those waiting times as soon as possible.
All enquiries regarding Settlement applications submitted on or after Wednesday 28 January should be emailed to: UKHUB.PAKISTANGeneralEnquiries@fco.gov.uk
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