• Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

  • Please be advised:


    - Only 4-pages visa applications printed out after registration at e-Consulate ( are accepted.

    - All questions should be answered, without keeping blanks.

    - No corrections or overwriting on the form are allowed.

    - All the documents must be prepared on A-4 size paper.”

    All the original documents submitted to the Embassy need to be copied.



    Please note that due to the reoccurring cases of wild poliovirus (poliomyelitis) and position taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) that the current situation may result in failure to achieve global goal of eradication of the disease, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland has decided to introduce, with effect from 1 June 2014 r., to third  countries nationals living / residing in Cameroon, Pakistan and Syria (including citizens of these countries), the requirement for the declaration of immunization against polio, as a mandatory supplementary document when applying for a Polish visa.


    Declaration form is available for download here.

    Airport Health Department provisions here.



    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Islamabad kindly informs that beginning from the 13th of May 2013 all travelers residing in Pakistan should apply either for Schengen or National visas for Poland at the Visa Section of the Embassy of Poland in Islamabad.


    On-Line Appointment Registration

    The Consular Section of the Embassy of Poland in Islamabad kindly informs that all the applications for Schengen as well as national visas may be accepted only after prior electronic registration through the on-line "E-Consulate" platform  ( 



                                                                                 (please, click on the name)               


    E-Consulate platform allows the applicant to:



    - fill out visa form on-line as well as print it out in order to sign and present at the Consulate.

    E-Consulate allows the applicant to fill out the form on-line, send it  electronically and print out in order to sign. It also ensures the applicant that the form is filled out properly.


    Please be kindly advised that sending the application form via E-Consulate platform does not release the applicant from the personal appearance at the Consulate  at the date of appointment  chosen when registering. The applicant is required to bring along printed out and signed application form and other supporting documents.

    Also processing time - that is 15 calendar days - starts only when the applications is successfully submitted at the Embassy.  



    - make an appointment in order to submit visa application at Consulate

    The applicant is obliged to make on-line appointment at the Consulate in order to submit the documents. The date and time of appointment is a first step of on-line registration of the application. Please be advised that visa matters may only be registered under visa appointments. Choosing other options due to lack of free terms for visa applications (e.g. legal, citizenship, passport) will not allow the applicant to submit documents at the Embassy.





    Applications shall be lodged no more than three months before the start of the intended visit. Holders of a multiple-entry visa may lodge the application before the expiry of the visa valid for a period of at least six months.

    Holders of Polish D visas  will be entitled to one visa-free transit of maximum 5 days through the Schengen territory in order to reach the territory of Poland, unless they fail to fulfill the entry conditions (see above) or they are on the national list of alerts of the Schengen country through the territory of which they seek to transit. In order to travel back to the country of origin and generally in case of any next transit through the territories of Schengen States, holders of Polish D visa need a transit visa. 


    INFORMATION FOR THE FOREIGNERS  -                                                       

    All the applicants are kindly advised to plan their visit to Poland and submit complete application together with passport at least three weeks in advance in order to enable the visa section to carry out the required procedure without any delay. They also will be requested to prove that they possess sufficient amount of money to cover all the costs of accommodation and medical treatment, which is equivalent to minimum 100,- Polish Zloty per day (accommodation) and 300,00 per day (medical).  For children under 16 years of age minimum 50,- Polish Zloty per day is required.
    All visitors to Poland or any E. U. country are obligated to declare to a Customs Officer at the border the possessed amount of money, if it exceeds  10000,- Euro.
    Any foreigner traveling to Poland in order to begin or continue studies, scientific research or any other kind of trainings, should possess an amount equivalent to 800 zloty for the costs of living and lodging for each month of the stay.
    Documents proving the possession of the above mentioned amounts are as follows:
    Bank statement issued by a financial institution stamped and singed by an eligible bank staff member and issued not later than one 2 weeks prior to appointment date at the Embassy; traveler’s checks; credit cards along with a bank statement declaring the limit of the credit card; debit cards along with an up-to-date bank statement, formal  invitation, as stated in article 16 of the Polish Act of Aliens dated 13 June 2003; documents proving that the foreigner has been granted a scholarship.

    NOTE: All applicants have to appear personally (excluding holders of diplomatic passports).


    • Only 4-pages visa applications printed out after registration at e-Consulate ( are accepted. 
    • All questions should be answered, without keeping blanks.
    • No corrections or overwriting on the form are allowed.
    • All the documents must be prepared on A-4 size paper.
    • The visa can be either a short-term (Schengen) or a long-term (National), and issued as a single, double, or multi-entry.
    • A short-term visa can be issued for max. 90 days within 180 days and a long-term visa can be issued for max. 365 days of stay in Poland.
    • Visa application fee – 8200 PKR, non-refundable. It is payable in cash at the time of applying. In case of appeal the fee – 8200 PKR, non-refundable.
    • Applications are only accepted and processed after submission of all documents. If visa form is not filled in completely or the above conditions are not met, no visa will be issued.



    • Size - 3.5 x 4.5 cm.
    • Colorful, sharp focused with very clean contrast on the white background only.
    • Not older than 6 months and must be very similar to the applicant's appearance.
    • Taken straight, showing eyes, face from both sides and from the top of head to upper part of shoulders so as the face to take up 70-80% of photo.
    • Showing person without headgear, looking straight ahead with closed mouth.
    • Face should not be covered with hair.
    • In case the person wears glasses: The glasses should not be of dark color.
    • Frame should not cover any part of eye. Should not appear any luminous reflection.
    • In case the person is wearing religious headgear than photo should carry out the following in additional: chin, forehead and both cheeks should be sharply visible.
    • Headgear should not cause shadow at face.
    • No pictures with blue background allowed.



    LSC Islamabad – List of Insurances Companies for the purpose of Travel Medical Insurance 

    (1 June 2017)


    Adamjee Insurance Company Ltd

    Asia Insurance Company Ltd

    Askari General Insurance Company Ltd

    Atlas Insurance Ltd

    Chubb Insurance Pakistan Ltd (Formerly ACE Insurance Ltd)

    CICL - Century Insurance Company Ltd

    Continental Insurance Company Ltd

    Crescent Star Insurance Limited

    East West Insurance Company Ltd

    EFU General

    Habib Insurance Company Ltd


    Jubilee General Insurance Company Ltd

    PICIC - Pakistan Industrial Credit Investment Corporation

    Premier Insurance Limited

    Pak-Qatar General Takaful Limited

    Shaheen Insurance

    Sindh Insurance

    SPI Insurance Company Ltd (formerly Saudi Pak)

    TPL Direct Insurance Ltd

    UBL Insurers Ltd

    UIC - United Insurance Company

    Universal Insurance Company Ltd




    The following procedure applies to foreigners who travel to an EU Member State which is other than the EU Member State of which their family member is a citizen of or to those who are currently staying in that country.

    The visa procedure for family members of EU citizens is free of charge.

    Under this procedure the EU citizen is defined as a citizen of an EU Member State, a citizen of an EFTA member State (Norway, Island, Lichtenstein), or a citizen of the Swiss Confederation (Switzerland). 

    For the purpose of this procedure the family of an EU citizen shall include:


    1. a spouse,
    2. a partner with which the EU citizen registered an official partnership relationship valid under the law of the Member State of which the latter is a citizen, provided that the legal status of the above mentioned partnership relationship is legally equal to marriage,
    3. child up to the age of 21 years dependent on the EU citizen or their spouse or partner
    4. parents dependent on the EU citizen or their spouse or partner


    In order to apply for a visa it is necessary to supply the following documents:


    1. visa application (filled-in at, printed, signed and with attached photograph
    2. valid passport
    3. document confirming the family relationship/s mentioned above
    4. document confirming the fact that the family member is going to travel with the EU citizen or is going to join them, following the procedure mentioned above.


    Visa refusal

    The visa shall be refused if:


    • The applicant is a person whose presence is not acceptable in the Republic of Poland according to a registry of such person;
    • The stay of the applicant in the Republic of Poland may constitute danger to the national security or public order and/or public health.


    The visa refusal by a consul is issued in the form of a decision. The decision of the consul can be appealed to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.


    Legal Grounds:


    1. Act on the entry, stay and exit from the territory of the Republic of Poland of citizens of EU Member States and the members of their families of 14 July 2006 (Official Journal of Laws of 11 August 2006, number 1525)*,
    2. Act on Foreigners of 12 December ustawa z dnia 12 grudnia 2013 r. o cudzoziemcach (Official Journal of Laws of 30 December 2013 number 1650 with further amendments.
    3. Act on Consular Law of 25 June 2015 (Official Journal of Laws of 31 August 2015, number 1274).


    * This Act implements the Directive 2004/38/EC of 29 April 2004 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States (Official Journal of the European Union of 30 April 2004).

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