Apply for a visa in Australia to visit France
Visa applicants living in Australia have to submit their application in Australia at one of the VFS GLOBAL centers regardless of their location, in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Adelaïde by appointment only.
Visa applications submitted in australia with VFS GLOBAL centers are examined by the Consulate General of France in sydney, which is the only administration authorized to take decisions about visas.
During our busy periods, it can take longer to secure an appointment. we recommend you to make sure your appointment is at least :
- Between 3 weeks and 6 months before the scheduled date of your departure for a short-stay visa
- Betwenn 3 weeks and 3 months before your arrival in France for a long-stay visa
For all the particular case (e.g holders of service and or diplomatic passports, short-stay visa waiver for Australian citizen, Working-Holiday visa, etc...) please refer to the section Particular situations.
To make an appointment and find information about the visa application centers, please check the Whom should I contact ? section.