Visa on a diplomatic, service or official passport

- Visas on diplomatic, service and official passports are exempted form paying fees

Short-stay visa on a diplomatic/service/official passport

1. A diplomatic/ service/ official passport or valid travel document recognised by France valid for at least three months from the expiry date of the visa applied for. The travel document must have at least two fresh pages.

2. Two Short-stay visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.

3. Three recent photographs of the applicant. Please check photograph specifications here.

4. A note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State that has issued the passport or the diplomatic or consular mission of the sending State, including for personal visits.
This note verbale must mandatorily mention:

- the identity of the passport holder (surname, given name(s), date of birth);

- their designation (or the relationship justifying the possession of a diplomatic/ official passport);

- type and number of the travel document being used;

- the purpose and dates of the stay in the Schengen Area or French overseas territories.

5. For official passports only : Copy of travel medical insurance policy of not less than 30,000 Euros. The policy must cover medical and hospitalisation expenses for the entire period of valid stay on Schengen territory as well as repatriation costs. Consult list of authorized insurance companies in Pakistan as agreed by Schengen partners in Islamabad.

6. The application may be accompanied with any other document that would help better understand and process the application.

7. If required, the French consular service may request for additional documents: civil status of the accompanying family members, consent letter for a minor travelling outside Pakistani territory, etc.

Long-stay visa on a diplomatic/service/official passport

1. A diplomatic/ service/ official passport or valid travel document recognised by France valid for at least three months from the expiry date of the visa applied for. The travel document must have at least two fresh pages.

2. TwoLong-stay visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.

3. Three recent photographs of the applicant. Please check photograph specifications here.

4. A note verbale from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State that has issued the passport or the diplomatic or consular mission of the sending State, including for personal visits.
This note verbale must mandatorily mention:

- the identity of the passport holder (surname, given name(s), date of birth);

- type and number of the travel document being used;

- the designation/ post to be held by the applicant (or for their family members, the relationship), specifying either the name of the person they will be replacing, or that a new post has been created.

5. The application may be accompanied with any other document that would help better understand and process the application.

6. If required, the French consular service may request for additional documents: civil status of the accompanying family members, consent letter for a minor travelling outside Pakistani territory, etc.

REMINDER

Holders of diplomatic/ service/ official passports who wish to stay in France for more than 90 days for a private visit (personal purposes or studies) must submit a long-stay visa application with an ordinary passport in accordance with common law.

United Nations Laissez-passer

Holders of United Nations laissez-passers are exempt from applying for a short-stay visa or for visits to France for less than three months, but are required to obtain long-stay visas.

Dernière modification : 04/05/2017

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