From 1st January 2015, the fees charged by AEG Travel Services (Pvt) to grant a visa appointment will be lowered of the equivalent of 1 € per file and will be fixed as follows :
For resident of Islamabad : 7 Euros per file (to be paid in PKR at prevalent exchange rate)
For resident outside Islamabad : 10 Euros per file (to be paid in PKR at prevalent exchange rate).
We remind you that appointments to submit visa applications on ordinary passports should be made through AEG Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd (http://aegfrenchvisa.com.pk/) in one of their 10 locations in Pakistan (http://aegfrenchvisa.com.pk/Default... ) AEG’ offices are opened from Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm, except on bank holidays.
Appointments, for interview and processing of biometric details, take place at the Embassy of France, in the Diplomatic Enclave, from Monday to Thursday, 9am to 12.30pm, only on appointment granted in advance through AEG Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd.
Please note that return of passports is also handled through AEG Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd on the next working day after official decision by the Embassy of France has been taken.
You are strongly advised to request a visa appointment at least a month in advance (and up to 3 months before travelling) in order to secure a visa decision on time. Processing time, from the day of interview and biometrics, is between 10 and 15 days minimum.
Schengen Insurance: From 01/01/2015, only electronic Schengen insurance policies, issued by one of the following insurance companies, will be accepted with a Schengen visa application. No manually written insurance policy or any manual alteration to a given electronic policy will be accepted.