Applying for a French visa through France-visas

For general information and for preparing and submitting your application, log on to France-visas, the official website for visa application to France.

The main steps in applying for a visa

Do I need a visa?

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First, use “Visa wizard” to check, based on your situation, whether you need a visa and if so, what type. The wizard will also tell you what documents must be enclosed with your application, along with the relevant fee.

Complete your application online

France visa -demande en ligne - PNG Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application on our online portal. You will be asked to create a France-Visas account, which you will need for each step of the process.

Make an appointment with the visa section and submit your application

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Once you have completed your online application, all you have to do is submit it to your consulate.
France-Visas will provide you with all necessary information on how and where to submit your application.

To make an appointment, please follow this link

Waiting times for appointments and for processing applications will vary depending on your nationality and the time of year.

Users are therefore asked to submit their visa applications well in advance of their departure date.

Published on 21/09/2022

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