Apply for a visa to visit France in Port Moresby
Visa applications submitted by residents of Papua New Guinea have to be lodged at the VFS Global/TT Services visa centre, by appointment only.
Applications are processed by the French embassy in Singapore. The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made by the Consular section of the French Embassy only.
- For short stay visa applications, you must lodge your application 15 days minimum before the scheduled date of departure.
- For long stay visa applications, you must lodge your application 1 month minimum before the scheduled date of departure.
Once the visa applications have been received by the consular authority, the processing time takes between 2 to 15 working days. The processing time is given as general guidelines, and may vary according to different factors. It can be brought to up to 60 calendar days, upon written notification from the consular authority.
To make an appointment and find information about the visa application centres, please check the “Whom should I contact ?” section.
For all special cases, as well as for the holders of service, official and or diplomatic passports, please refer to the section “Particular situations”.