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22nd August 2019

We would like to request those applicants, who are applying for medical visa to ensure that their invitation letter issued by their treating hospital/doctor contains their medical diagnosis and the treatment to be reeived. 


6th May 2019
Applicants are requested to consider the following opening hours during the holy month of Ramadan.
VAC opening hours:  9am to 3pm
Application submission:  9am to 12pm
Passport collection: 9am to 3pm


Information on Indian visa applications

Gerry’s Visa Services is providing visa handling services for Indian High Commission through its countrywide offices. Applications are accepted from Pakistani nationals and other nationality holders. Applications can be submitted personally or by their representatives without any prior appointment.

For further information about the visa application process please visit https://www.india.org.pk/pages.php?id=114 

The online visa application portal is available here https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Registration


Visa fee

Applicants are advised to go through the following link for Visa Application Form.


Oral Polio Vaccination Requirement for Travel to India:

Pakistani nationals planning to travel to India will be required to submit a certificate of vaccination for one dose of Oral Polio Vaccination (OPV)* received at least four weeks prior to departure to India along with their visa applications. The vaccination certificate will be returned to the applicant along with the visa and should be carried at the time of travel. This polio certification is mandatory across all visa categories. 
* Polio certification must be provided by authorized govt. medical facility.


 Processing Time: 

Applicants are advised to apply a minimum 30 days prior to their date of travel to allow complete processing of Visa Applications.

The format of the vaccination certificate is the same as advised earlier and is available at the website of the High Commission of India 



The official name of the country is the Republic of India. Total area of the country is 3,287,263 km² (1,269,219 sq. mi). The Landscape includes Mountains, jungles, deserts, and beaches. The total population of 1324171354 (over 1.3 billion people). The capital of India is New Delhi. Hindi and English are the official languages of the country. The population includes 79.8% Hinduism, 14.2% Islam, 2.3% Christianity, 1.7% Sikhism, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.4% Jainism, 0.9% others.
Mostly three seasons: Summer, Rainy Season (or "Monsoon) prevail in India. Summer or pre-monsoon season from April to June (April to July in northwestern India). Temperatures average around 32–40 °C (90–104 °F). Monsoon or rainy season starts from July to September. Monsoon rains begin to recede from North India at the beginning of October. Winter stays from December to March. Temperatures average around 10–15 °C (50–59 °F) in the northwest whereas, around 20–25 °C (68–77 °F) in mainland India's southeast. Best time to travel is Between June and October.
Transport in India consists of transport by land, water, and air. Public transport remains the primary mode of transport for most Indian citizens, and India's public transport systems are among the most heavily used in the world.
Rich and multi-layered cultures are dominated by religious and spiritual themes. India's cultural heritage is expressed through its myriad of languages in which much great literature and poetry have been written. Classical (Carnatic and Hindustani) forms and modern Bollywood music. India also has a vast tradition of classical and folk dances. Art and theatre flourish amongst the bustling cities of the country, against the backdrop of the ever expanding western influences.
The region is a wheat growing land, therefore Indian bread (known as roti), including chapatti (unleavened bread), paratha (pan-fried layered roti), naan (made from refined wheat flour, and cooked in a clay tandoori oven), puri (deep-fried and puffed up bread), are consumed here. North India also has of a variety of snacks like samosa (vegetables encased in thin pastry of a triangular shape) and kachori (either vegetable or pulses encased in thin pastry). There is also a vast constellation of sweet desserts like jalebi (deep-fried pretzel with sugar syrup- shaped like a spiral), rasmalai (balls of curds soaked in condensed milk) and halwa. Dry fruits and nuts like almonds, cashews, and pistachio are used a lot, often in the desserts, but sometimes also in the main meal. The region is mostly rice-based including, sambhar (a thick vegetable and lentil chowder) with rice, rasam (a thin, peppery soup), or avial (mixed vegetables) with rice. Cuisine in India varies greatly from region to region. The region is a wheat growing land, therefore Indian bread (known as roti), including chapatti (unleavened bread), paratha (pan-fried layered roti), naan (made from refined wheat flour, and cooked in a clay tandoori oven), puri (deep-fried and puffed up bread), are consumed here. North India also has of a variety of snacks like samosa (vegetables encased in thin pastry of a triangular shape) and kachori (either vegetable or pulses encased in thin pastry).
Football, Hockey, and Cricket are the most played as well as popular sports in India. Indian Premier League (IPL) brought fast-paced, commercialized "Twenty20" cricket to the fore. About half-a-dozen Indian stadiums have a capacity of over 45,000 and watching a cricket match can be quite an experience. Eden Gardens cricket stadium in Kolkata is Asia's highest capacity stadium with over 90,000 seating capacity and is the oldest cricket stadium in the Indian Subcontinent.
Famous cities include Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra, Goa, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Manali – Himachal.
Temporary Suspension of Consular Section’s Services  Embassy of People’s Republic of China, Islamabad.

April 05, 2020

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Pakistan, in order to implement all prevention and control measures and minimise potential risk of cross-infection, the Consular Section of the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad will suspend service from April 6, 2020 until further notice.

Closure announcements due to COVID-19

April 05, 2020

Click here to learn more about the latest updates on the closures of our offices due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mirpur UK Visa Centre remains closed

April 05, 2020

Due to the recent earthquake, customers are advised that the UK Visa Application Centre in Mirpur will remain closed until further notice.

The third Chinese Visa Center was inaugurated by the Chinese Ambassador

April 05, 2020

The new Chinese Visa Application Service Center will help facilitate the business community, students and tourist of Punjab in applying for visa applications to mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. The visa facilitation service provided by Gerry’s Visa offers a comfortable environment, additional value added services and absolute safety and security to the applicants.

Gerry's Visa opens clothes donation box

April 05, 2020

Gerry's Visa is proud to announce our first clothes donation drive in collaboration with Akhuwat Clothes Bank. We are collecting winter clothes for those who cannot afford to buy new clothes.

Important notice

April 05, 2020

Applicants are requested to pay only for the published charges/applicable fees. Anyone demanding charges/fees other than the ones listed, should be reported immediately to the Visa Application Centre Manager and file a complaint at: [email protected]

Even more options to submit UAE attestations  in Karachi

April 05, 2020

4 FedEx offices are now accepting UAE attestation applications in Karachi

March 23 - Application Center closures

April 05, 2020

Click here to learn more about which Visa Application Centers will remain closed over the national day on 23rd March.

MoU signing ceremony between Miracle Trust and Gerry’s Visa

April 05, 2020

Gerry’s Visa and Miracles Trust signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish their formal partnership and work together to achieve their common goal, to create a more sustainable future and an increasingly conscious community.

Gerry’s Visa partners with Saaf Suthra Sheher to responsibly recycle their waste

April 05, 2020

Gerry’s Visa, under the umbrella of corporate social responsibility, has recently partnered with Saaf Suthra Sheher to reduce their footprint by collecting and disposing of recyclable waste generated in their Islamabad office and to help mainstream recycling into society.

Gerry's signed an agreement with China

April 05, 2020

Gerry’s International Pakistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China have signed an agreement on the development of Chinese visa application centres in Pakistan at an impressive ceremony held in Beijing on 6th March 2019.

New telephone numbers for UAE inquiries

April 05, 2020

Call now toll free to learn more about attestation applications to the United Arab Emirates' diplomatic missions. Our new dedicated number is 051-843-9332!

Gerry’s Visa accredited ISO 9001-2015 & 27001-2013

April 05, 2020

Gerry’s Visa was recently awarded certificates of the International Standardization Organization for their excellence in Information Security Management and Quality Management.

Users calling 9999

April 05, 2020

Jazz users unable to connect to Gerry's Contact Centre are requested to dial 0900 07860 instead.

ARGENTINA - New visa application and legalization requirements

April 05, 2020

New visa application and legalization requirements will be implemented by the Embassy of Argentina from the 1st of February, 2019.

Offices closed for Ashura

April 05, 2020

Some of our Visa Application Centres will be closed during Ashura. Check here for more details.

Eid timings 2019

April 05, 2020

Click here for more information about the opening hours of our Visa Application Centres during Eid-ul-Fitr 2019.

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 13:00

13:00 - 16:00

09:00 - 15:00