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India and Nepal

07 November 2017: Effective Monday, 13 November 2017, France visa applicants can apply at a new Premium Lounge Visa Application Centre opening in Whitefield, Bengaluru. Applicants in Whitefield and nearby areas can now experience greater convenience by applying for their France visa in the comfort of a plush and well-appointed Premium Lounge

Address : Brigade IRV, Unit No 108, 1st floor ,Nallurhalli, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066

20 April 2017: The Consulate General of France in Bangalore has implemented a capping on daily number of applications at Bangalore & Hyderabad application centre. Kindly make your travel plans accordingly and secure an appointment in advance.

29 October 2016: New Premium Lounge Charges Effective from 01 November 2016 for India

Please note, New Premium Lounge Charges Effective from 01 November 2016 for India.

The Premium Service Lounge facility costs INR 2000/- (inclusive of taxes) per applicant/application lodged in India.

This charge is in addition to the visa application fee and VFS service charges.

08 September 2016: Kindly note that on 9 September 2016 Bangalore Schengen Visa Application Centre will not accept applications owing to the Cauvery Water Unrest – Karnataka Bandh.

08 October 2015: All Visa applicants that due to current situation in Nepal, please expect delay in application process.

“We would like to inform all Visa applicants that due to current situation in Nepal, please expect delay in application process.”

17 July 2015: Important Notification

Hyderabad Schengen Visa Application Centre Relocation:

Dear All,
Please note that the VFS Global Schengen Visa Application Centre is relocating to a new premise and will be functional at the new address from 20 July 2015.

: 8-2-700, 3rd Floor, Srida Anushka Pride, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500 034.

Location Map

25 June 2015: VFS Premium Lounge service in Bangalore will not be available from 25 June 2015, until further notice.

Important note:

Dear Applicants / Travel Agents / Representatives 

Please note that the VFS Visa Application Centre Bangalore (Schengen) will be undergoing major refurbishment due to which the Premium Lounge service will not be available from 25 June 2015, until further notice. 

We regret the inconvenience caused.   

We thank you in advance for the cooperation.

Important news!!!!

Dear Applicants/Representatives/Travel Agents,

This is to bring to your notification that effective 2 January 2013,

All Long Term Visa Applications for France under the Jurisdiction of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are to be submitted at VFS Visa Application Center in Bangalore

Appointments would continue to be booked online.

The French Consulate in Bangalore will remain closed on the 21 September Friday. The France visa application center in Bangalore will remain open and applications can be submitted according to the appointments taken
Applicants scheduled to attend interview at the French Consulate in Bangalore tomorrow the 21 September Friday have been rescheduled to attend the interview on Monday the 24 September.

Effective 3 October 2011,
Visa Applicants will have to contact the France Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd located at:

France Visa Application Center
VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
I Floor, Scott Annexe
No. 30, Infantry Road, Bengaluru – 560001
(Next to Medinova Hospital)

To submit their Visa Applications after scheduling an appointment at The Visa Applications could either be submitted personally or through an authorised person / agent at the VFS Centre. However, personal appearances by all the applicants are mandatory at the Consulate General of France in Bangalore on the following working day. No Applications would be accepted without prior appointment.

For any further information please contact:
VFS Helpline: +91 120 6641099 (08:00 AM – 12:00 Noon and 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM)

Visa applicants who have already scheduled an online appointment or who have been granted an appointment by the visa section, have to apply in person at the Consulate General of France according to their scheduled appointment.

Kindly do not to use the online appointment system of the Consulate general of France in Bangalore any further.
In case of any emergency visa requirements due to unexpected travel to France, and in case of the date of appointment is too late, kindly contact the Consulate General of France in Bangalore directly at: Applicants need not contact VFS nor any agent for their exigencies.