Apply for a visa for France in Ethiopia

Visa applications submitted in Ethiopia are examined by the French Embassy in Addis Abeba; only the Embassy is authorised to take decisions about visas.
All persons residing in Ethiopia must make an appointment to apply for a visa at the French Embassy.

To make an appointment and find information about the visa application centres, please check the "Whom should I contact ?" section.

For specific situations (people not residing in South Africa, holders of diplomatic or service passports, people visiting the french overseas department of Reunion), please check the "Particular situations" section.


Caution: Cerfa form in draft

The day of your appointment you must imperatively present your CERFA in final paper version. It must not have the word "DRAFT".

If your CERFA has the mention "DRAFT", this means that your application is not finalized on France-Visas and will therefore be refused on the day of filing.

Beware of fraudulent sites

Visa applicants are advised to be cautious in all dealings with companies that claim to offer assistance in obtaining French visas.

The day of your appointment:

Attention, the day of your appointment you must print and come with your receipt. In case of absence of a document present on your receipt, your visa application can be refused.