If you residence permit expired or was stolen during your stay in Pakistan, you need a Visa to re-enter Germany.
Please note that you must present your original documents when applying for the visa (including your passports). The passport you intend to travel to Germany on will remain at the foreign mission during the processing time.
The diplomatic mission reserves the right to contact you even after the application has been submitted to request additional documents.
Please note that all copies of your documents have to be
Please provide an application and the corresponding supporting documents for each applicant.
You have to arrange each set of documents according to the order outlined in this chart.
For the Consulate General in Karachi:
- complete and correct information
For Islamabad: One passport photo
For Karachi: Two passport photos
- of each applicant
Certificate of residency in Germany (“Meldebescheinigung”)
Copy of applicant’s German residence permit and FIR report + German or English Translation
-If you lost your residence permit
|applicant’s current passport
- copies of pages 0-3
|Pre-approval (“Vorabzustimmung”) of competent aliens' authority in Germany (if available)
-This document is not mandatory, but it might be useful to contact your local aliens' authority and ask for them to pre-approve your visa application
Pre-approval letter (“Vorabzustimmung”) of competent alien’s authority in Germany (if available)
|-This document is not mandatory, but it might be useful to contact your local alien’s authority and ask for a pre-approval letter to speed up the procedure
|declaration pursuant to Section 54 (2) 8 in conjunction with Section 53 of the Residence Act
- 75 Euro (adults)
German Embassy Islamabad: Please make sure you have all necessary documents and then contact the visa section of the embassy via e-mail in order to get an appointment.
German Consulate General Karachi: Please make sure you have all necessary documents and then contact the visa section of the embassy via e-mail or telephone in order to get an appointment.
You can print the list of required documents here.
Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we cannot accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.
Documents required for re-entry visa