Consular Fee Can Be Paid through Debit/Credit Cards


The Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles, has announced the introduction of Debit/Credit Card Machine facility at the Consulate with effect from October 1, 2007. “In addition to the existing practice of cashier checks/money orders, the consular fee will also be accepted through Debit/Credit cards. Surcharge of 2.5% will, however, apply for this facility on each transaction, “ says a Consulate press release. It adds:
“Only Debit/Credit/Visa/Master and Discover cards will be accepted. In order to avail this facility a photo ID such as, Driving License or State Identification Card together with the Debit/Credit card of the application, will be required at the time of transaction.
“The introduction of this facility is to provide efficient and hassle free consular services to the Pakistani-American community members.”

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