Welcome to France-Visas - The official website for visa application to France

Planning a holiday, business trip or any other project in France ? This website provides information on how to navigate each step of your visa application process.

Information / Visa applications

Diplomatic and consular posts are now once again issuing visas, with all posts processing applications based on the classification of the countries and in accordance with their ability to meet health conditions.

  1. In Schengen States, as well as in Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, the United Kingdom and Ireland, all visa applications can be processed.  
  2. In countries affected by the lifting of restrictions at external borders (Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore) (countries of departure or stay took place 30 days prior to departure), all visa applications can be processed provided that Embassies can do so in light of the health situation.
  3. In all other countries (countries of departure or stay took place 30 days prior to departure), only visa applications for the categories listed in the exempted international travel certificate can be processed.

Embassies will pay special attention to the reception conditions for visa applicants from a health perspective.

Further information is available on the page of each country of application. If necessary, users can find information on their specific situation from the relevant Embassies and from external service providers in countries which outsource the collection of applications.

This is your first visa application?

Take a few minutes to read through all the steps of the visa application before starting.

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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.

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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.

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Next school year

You want to study in France at the next school year. Check the details of your country on the student page of France-Visas. Then proceed to the registrations according to the specialties and the study levels on Campus France if necessary.

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