Pakistan High Commission – UK
NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS
15th June 2021
Please be informed that since the Government of Pakistan had started issuance of online visas with effect from 01-02-2021, the High Commission of Pakistan and its Consulates in the United Kingdom had discontinued the acceptance of manual visa applications since that date and subsequently, Gerrys Offshore Inc., has also terminated its visa operations in UK since then.
Therefore, applicants may seek guidance and information from the Pakistan High Commission website www.phclondon.org to apply for Pakistan visas online and hence Gerrys UK visa operations website is being closed accordingly.
21st December 2020
Pakistan High Commission, its Consulates and Gerry’s offices in the UK will be closed on the following dates:
1. Friday, 25 December 2020 – Christmas/Birth Day of Qaid-e-Azam
2. Monday, 28 December 2020 – Bank holiday / Boxing Day
3. Friday, 1st January 2021 – New Year Day
Passports cannot be collected during closed holidays.
For Emergency/Death cases during these days– applicants may contact the emergency contact numbers given on our website between 1000 – 1400.
28th October 2020
On the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi Pakistan High Commission and its Consulates are closed on Friday 30th October 2020. Therefore, Gerry's offices in UK will also observe holiday on this occasion.
Death emergencies will be dealt with as per practice. Emergency numbers available on our website www.gerrysvisa.com/pakistan can be called.
26th August 2020
Pakistan High Commission and its Consulates in UK are closed on Friday, 28th August due to Ashura and Monday, 31 August 2020 on account of Summer Bank Holiday.
However, Gerry’s Visa Centres in UK will be closed on Monday 31st August 2020 on account of Summer Bank Holiday.
On Friday, 28th August Gerry's offices will be open from 10 AM to 1.00 PM for collection of visa applications and delivery of passports.
Emergency cases will be dealt with as usual as indicated on our web site.
19th August 2020
In continuation of our earlier notification dated 1st July 2020 regarding re-opening of Gerrys office in Stratford, our Bradford Visa Application Centre will re-open now from Thursday 20th August 2020 observing all conditions mentioned in that notification already displayed on our website. In addition to that all applicants coming to Gerry’s office would be required to wear face masks also.
11th August 2020
Pakistan High Commission London and its sub-offices in Birmingham, Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester will be closed on Friday, 14th August 2020 due to Independence Day of Pakistan. However, Gerry’s Offices in UK will be open for submission / deliveries from 10.00 AM to 02.00 PM on 14th August 2020.
3rd August 2020
In continuation of our earlier notification dated 1st July 2020 regarding re-opening of Gerrys office in Stratford, our New Birmingham Visa Application Centre located at 39a Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 1RS will re-open from Monday 3rd August 2020 observing all conditions mentioned in that notification already displayed on our website. In addition to that all applicants coming to Gerry’s office would be required to wear face masks also.
27th July 2020
On the occasion of Eid ul-Adha Gerry’s Visa Application Centres in United Kingdom will be closed on Friday, 31st July 2020 as holiday declared by pakistan high commission. Saturday, Sunday will also be closed as usual. Passports will not be delivered during holidays. Usual working hours will start from 3rd August 2020
In extreme emergency situation during Eid holiday, our emergency nos. on our website may be called.
20th July 2020
In continuation of our earlier notification dated 1st July 2020 regarding re-opening of Gerrys office in Stratford, our Manchester Visa Application Centre will re-open now from Monday 20th July 2020 observing all conditions mentioned in that notification already displayed on our website. In addition to that all applicants coming to Gerry’s office would be required to wear face masks also.
1st July 2020
In view of easing work restrictions by UK Government after Covid-19 pandemic, Gerry’s Management has decided to start Gerry’s operations in Stratford office with effect from 6th July 2020 after fulfilling all conditions determined by UK Government. Accordingly, all applicants are advised as below:
1. Applicants will be queued at a distance of 1 meter+ for entering the office. Maximum two/three applicants will be allowed into the office at one time.
2. Seating will not be available in office except for those who require to be seated due to justified reasons.
3. Only one person from the family will be allowed to come to office for submitting visa applications for the whole family.
4. Children and senior citizens should not be brought to office.
5. All applicants should preferably wear masks and gloves before entering into office.
6. Applicants will be requested to sanitize their hands before coming into office.
7. Working hours: from 10 AM to 5 PM from Monday to Friday as below:
Application Submission: 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Passport Collection: 2.30 PM to 5.00 PM
8. All applicants should bring completed visa applications and with all required documents / photocopies etc.
9. Applicants will not be permitted to fill in application forms in the office, in order to minimize the time spent in the facility.
10. Photocopying or printing will not be available in office.
11. For the time being, fees are payable in CASH only.
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.
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 Application Center|
|Inquiries – Gerry’s Call Center|
|Feedback and Complaints|
|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(*)
NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS:
> 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.
|Visa Application Submission:||Monday – Friday, 09 am to 02 pm.|
|Passport Collection:||Monday – Friday, 02pm to 05pm|
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