Islamabad, Pakistan
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last updated on 2013-12-31 by MFC87
Consulate Phone Number: Tel: (92) 51-208-0000
Tel: (92) 51-208-2700
Fax: (92) 51-227-6427
Consulate E-Mail:
Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5
Islamabad, Pakistan
Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Monday - Friday)
Phone Service Hours : 12:30 P.M - 03:30 P.M
Best Way to Contact Consulate: By Email
Approx Waiting Time for interview date from when the Consulate receives the package from the NVC: Varies between 1-8 weeks
Issues a Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Specifying the documents needed and actions that must be taken by the beneficiary and the petitioner prior to issuance of a visa.

Packet 3.5 for K1 Visas

1. Completion of DS-160 Electronic Visa Application Form
2. Civil Document:
Original Birth Certificate with English translation and one photocopy.
Marriage Certificate for any current or prior marriages (if applicable), English translation and photocopy.
Divorce/Death Certificates for any prior marriages (if applicable), English translation and one photocopy.
Police certificate(s) from any country (except U.S., Pakistan, Afghanistan and India) where you are currently living or have lived for more than one year after the age of 16.
2 visa photos against a white background, measuring 2x2 inches. Please note that photos must be natural and not cropped. We highly recommend that all applicants review our photo guidelines to make sure the photos are correct before submitting them to the Immigrant Visa Unit. (Please right click here for more information on photos.)
Photocopy of the first two passport pages for each applicant. It is particularly important that we have a photocopy of any pages listing your personal information (name, date of birth, place of birth) and showing your photo. Please do not mail your passport to the Immigrant Visa Unit instead, you will need to bring it with you to the interview."

Affidavit of Support

Issues a Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 contents (if known): Interview Date & Time
What forms should be send back to the Consulate? Whatever is requested in Packet 3.

DS-160 is submitted online but confirmation page needs to be sent to the embassy
Original Birth Certificate with English translation
Police certificate (optional but highly recommended, if you don't send it then make sure you have it with you at the interview because sometime they ask for it)
2 Visa photos
Photocopy of the passport page showing your picture and personal information
I-134 and I-864 (if income is not enough)
Other Forms (if any)?
Consulate offers Direct Consular Filing? Yes
If so, for all or only for US citizen who is lawfully resident in your country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend the interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Same_Day
Did the embassy schedule your interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not whats the waiting period? if ur aproved anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks .
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? Check online
List of doctors? US Embassy will give a list of doctors for the city of beneficiaries residence. That list is also available on:
How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 2
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 4
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? Varies - anywhere between 1-5 hours
Vaccination requirements? All vaccination documents must be included and brought to the physician at the time of Medical. The Doctor would decided which vaccinations are required according to the applicant's age, sex and medical condition.
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate? The Serena - nice but expensive - however it is the nearest in proximity to the Embassy. Islamabad Hotel. Many hotels available in Blue Area and near Aabpaara.
Also Faizabad for cheapest option
Additional Info? Islamabad Embassy Information...Interviews...How Tos etc...

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