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Pakistan High Commission – UK


Important Announcement:


23rd March 2020

In view of Covid-19 epidemic situation all over the world and in UK the management has decided to suspend Gerry’s UK Operations with immediate effect until further instructions.
For further information please follow the guideline provided on Pakistan High Commission website www.phclondon.org on this subject.


18th March 2020

Pakistan High Commission London and its Consulates in UK will be closed on Monday, 23rd March 2020 on account of Pakistan Day holiday. However, Gerry’s Offices in UK will be open for submission/collections from 0900 to 1300 hours. No passport collection can be made after 1300 hours on that day.


4th February 2020

The Pakistani High Commission in London  is no longer providing same day visa services to DUAL CITIZENS effective from 22nd January 2020. The minimum duration of visa processing for dual nationals is FIVE WORKING DAYS after the day of submission. The Pakistani Consulates in Birmingham and Bradfor do not provide same day services to dual citizens.



The Pakistani High Commission London and its sub-offices in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will be closed on Wednesday, 5th February 2019 due to Kashmir Solidarity Day. Gerry’s Offices in UK will be open for submission/collections till 1400 hours.


Serious illness/death cases emergencies will be dealt as usual by the High Commission.



17th December 2019

Gerrys office in UK will remain closed from 25th to 26th December 2019 AND 1st January 2020 on account of Christmas/ Quaid-e-Azam Day & Bank Holiday for New Year 2020. There will be limited working on 24th December 2019 till 1 PM for collection of passports and submission of visa applications. Passports cannot be collected during closed holidays.

Applicants are therefore advised to apply before the 23rd  to avoid last minute disappointment & inconvenience.

For Emergency/Death cases during these days– applicants may contact the emergency contact numbers given on our website between 1000 – 1400.


6th November 2019

Same day service for dual nationals is not available at Birmingham and Bradford Consulates. 
For the purpose of same day service those applicants are considered dual nationals who are having Pakistani ID Card/Passport.



5th September 2019

Due to Ashura Muharram holiday in Pakistan High Commission, Gerry’s offices in UK will be working partially on Tuesday 10th September 2019 from 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM.

No same day service will be available on this day as High Commission and its Consulates will be closed for visa services.  



27th May 2019

Gerry’s Visa Application Centre Manchester currently located at Suite 1.01 & 1.02 Citibase Manchester Salford Quays, Salford M50 3SG  will permanently relocate to:  
Suites 10, The point,
173-175 Cheetham Hill Road,
M8 8LG

Nearest Bus stop: Cheetham Hill Road
Bus Numbers:  41, 49, 135

Submission of visa applications and passport collections can only be made from the above address after 30th May 2019. 




Gerry’s in the UK:

Gerry’s Offshore is pleased to announce the collaboration with Pakistan High Commission in the UK to facilitate the travelers to Pakistan in general and Pakistani Community in particular to provide convenient and expeditious Visa Application submission. Our Visa Application Centers in London, Birmingham, Bradford and Manchester are open for the business and we will shortly announce the opening date of our VAC in Glasgow.

Our dedicated and trained staff at VAC will assist you in submitting the visa application however we would suggest that before visiting the VAC please visit our website www.visadropbox.com or speak to our call center agent for any assistance that you may require. The more you will come prepared it will help our staff to process your visa application in the quickest possible time.

Visa Fees
Visa Form
Visa Application Center
Inquiries – Gerry’s Call Center
Feedback and Complaints
Important Information
Check List
Collection of Passport


We will extend personalized and more efficient service to the valued applicants of Pakistan High Commission. The key features of our Visa Application Center are.

> Convenient Location – Close to Underground / Bus Station
> Comfortable Environment
> State of the art Visa Facility
> Dedicated and fully trained staff 
> Speedy and Efficient submission 
> Extended Application Submission Time 
> Visa Application Submission on Saturday 
> Free Passport Home Delivery (*)

Free SMS Alert (*)

Premium Lounge services(*)



> Visa is liable to be cancelled if the information requested in the form is withheld or found to be incorrect.
> British Nationals not resident in the UK should apply for the visa in their respective countries of residence. 
Visa is usually issued after five (5) working days, however, can occur due to circumstances beyond the High Commissions control, especially where a reference has to be made in Pakistan. 
At the time of passport submission photocopies of all supporting documents must be provided. 
> In case of any extreme urgency during the weekend, please contact our staff for assistance

Emergency contact (dual citizens)
Available only in emergencies cases, such as death and serious illness of dual nationals on weekends and public holidays.

London Mobile# 07914766686
Birmingham Mobile# 07405601712
Bradford Mobile# 07550897975
Manchester Mobile# 07965961900


Operating Hours:

Visa Application Submission: Monday – Friday, 09 am to 02 pm. Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm
Passport Collection:  Monday – Friday, 02pm to 05pm Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm

Lunch and Prayer break on Friday: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

Application progress and Collection times will be via sent to the applicants via text message


Terms and conditions

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