Apply For
VISA to France
India and Nepal
Required Documents for France Visa (Click here)

Note :
  • Additional & Missing documents requested by the consulate have to be submitted at the respective VFS visa application center only and not to the consulate directly
  • Invitation letter from the inviting company or the inviting person has to be presented in French Language
  • Old Passport of the applicant is mandatory.
  • Photocopies of the,Passport Copies, Insurance, tickets and hotel bookings should be back to back (A4 size)
  • Minor has to be accompanied by parents for all long term application.
  • Applicants applying for Short Term Schengen Visa needs to sign the Disclaimer Form and submit along with the Visa Application.
  • Sri Lankans applying under OFPRA category has to legalize their Sri Lankan issued Birth Certificate and Marriage Certificate in the France Embassy Colombo before filling their visa application.
  • Schengen States Consular Representations approved list of Indian Travel Insurance Companies providing Travel Insurance for Schengen Visa Procedure
  • Passport Collection Procedure
  • Travel Insurance should be valid minimum 30 days
Applicants/Representatives/Travel Agents are requested to submit the documents as per the below mentioned documentation list (Short Term):

1. Tourist
2. Visiting Family and Friends
3. Seamen
4. Short Stay Student
5. Business
6. Parents of French Citizen
7. Questionaire for Parents of French Citizen
8. Short Stay Work Permit Exemption – Required Documents

Long Stay:

1. Student checklist and expense statement
2. Spouse of French Citizen
3. Long Stay – Passport Talent
4. Long Stay – ICT Employee temporarily assigned in France

In case minor applicant traveling alone or with one parent, the following document
Please click here for document list.