Apply For
VISA to France
In
India and Nepal
Service Charge

New Service Charge Effective from 23 June 2015.
Service charge of INR 1400/- (Inclusive of 14% tax) for application lodged in India

Service charge of NPR 2941/- (inclusive of 13% VAT) for application lodged in Nepal

Visa Category
Visa Fee in Euro
Visa Fee in INR
Airport Transit, Ordinary Transit Short Stay
60
4255
Department D'Outre-Mer (DOM)
60
4255
Territoire D'Outre-Mer (TOM)
9
638
African Countries
(Djibouti/Togo/Mauritania)
60
4255
Children aged =6< 12 years old applying for
(Short Stay)
35
2482
Student Long Stay
50
3546
Long Stay
99
7021

Exception:
For citizens of Albania/Moldavia/Russia/Ukraine/Former
Republic of Yugoslavia (Bosnia/Herzegovina/Macedonia/
Montenegro/Serbia)
35
2482

Please Note:
  • The applicable visa fee in Indian Rupees is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice.
  • No visa fee and cash handling charges are payable for children below 6 years of age and students with grant from French Government travelling on study tours.
  • For Short Stay and Long Stay visa applications: There is a service charge of Rs. 1400/- (inclusive of service tax) and cash handling charges of Rs. 60/ levied per application over and above the visa fees.
  • All the above fees have to be paid in cash.
  • All fees are non-refundable.
  • Airport transit visa fee is not applicable for Nepalese citizens for less than 24 hrs.
For Applicants applying In Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa
  • Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa is payable by cash only.
  • It is mandatory to opt for courier with effect from 2 February 2015. This facility is available for an additional charge of INR. 300/- (inclusive of Service tax) per passport unless the applicant wishes to collect the passport himself/ herself.
Premium Service Lounge (Optional)

The VFS Premium Service Lounge facility is available at the Joint Visa Application Centre in Mumbai. The Premium Lounge Service includes:
  • Separate lounge with personalized service by dedicated staff
  • Refreshments
  • Faster submission of applications at the visa application centre
  • Courier return of passport
  • SMS alert on the status of your application
  • Photo booth and photo copying service of your documents
Important note: Your visa application will be processed and decided by The Consulate General of France, Mumbai. Use of the Premium Service Lounge does not affect the processing time of your application. All applicants will be required to follow the instructions on applying for a visa, which can be found on the ‘Home Page’ on this website.

What does it cost?

The Premium Service Lounge facility costs Rs.1250 (inclusive of taxes) per application. This charge is in addition to the visa application fee.

How do I book?

To book an appointment kindly mail us at Premiumlounge.West@vfshelpline.com

For Applicants applying In Delhi

Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in New Delhi is payable by a Bank Draft. The Bank Draft must be payable in New Delhi favoring 'VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.'. Alternatively visa fees can be paid in cash also. The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax) per application (optional).

For Applicants applying In Kolkata

  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax) per application (optional).
  • Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in Kolkata is payable by a Bank Draft. The Bank Draft must be payable in Kolkata favoring 'VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd'. Alternatively visa fees can be paid in cash also.
For Applicants applying In Chennai and Puducherry
  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax) per application. This is an optional service.
  • Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in Chennai and Puducherry is payable by cash only.
For Applicants Applying in Bangalore
  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax) per application. This is an optional service.

For Applicants applying in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in Kathmandu is payable by a Bank Draft. The Bank Draft must be CTS-2010 standard draft as per directive issued by the Reserve Bank of India. It should be payable in New Delhi favoring “Embassy of France”. Only single demand draft would be acceptable for payment of Visa application charge.
  • In addition to the Visa Fees, applicant requires to pay the VFS Global Service Charge (inclusive of all taxes), by a Bank Draft. The Bank Draft must be payable in Kathmandu favoring “V F Services (Mauritius) Pte. Ltd”. Only single demand draft would be acceptable for payment of VFS Global service charge.