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VISA to France
In
India and Nepal
Visa Fees

New Visa Fee Effective from 16 January 2015.

Visa Fees applicable for various visa types are listed in the table below.

Service Charge

New Service Charge Effective from 19 January 2015.
Service charge of INR 1022/- (Inclusive of 12.36% tax) for application lodged in India

Service charge of NPR 3020/- (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
 4380
Department D'Outre-Mer (DOM)
60
 4380
Territoire D'Outre-Mer (TOM)
9
 657
African Countries
(Djibouti/Togo/Mauritania)
60
 4380
Children aged =6< 12 years old applying for
(Short Stay)
35
 2555
Student Long Stay
50
 3650
Long Stay
99
 7226

Exception:
For citizens of Albania/Moldavia/Russia/Ukraine/Former
Republic of Yugoslavia (Bosnia/Herzegovina/Macedonia/
Montenegro/Serbia)
35
 2555

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. 1022/- (inclusive of service tax 12.36%) 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.
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. A/C NO 24105037330'. Alternatively visa fees can be paid in cash also. The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax 12.36%) per application (optional).

For Applicants applying In Kolkata

  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of service tax 12.36%) 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. A/C NO 24105037330'. 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 12.36%) 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 12.36%) 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.