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VISA Detail of

France

Embassy Address:

2/50-E Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110 021

Website

E-mail

Contact No.

+91 - 11 - 4319 6100

Fax No.

+ 91 - 11 - 4319 6119

About Destination

France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.

Tourist Visa:
  • Application form dated and signed, which must be printed and returned in original when filing the application.
  • A travel document, issued less than 10 years ago, containing at least two blank pages, with a period of validity at least 3 months longer than the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen Area or, in the case of a long stay, at least three months longer than the expiry date of the visa requested.
  • France-Visas receipt which must be printed and returned in original when filing the application.
  • ID photograph.
  • If you are not a national of your country of residence: proof that you are legally resident in that country (e.g. residence permit).
  • Purpose of travel/stay.
  • If the trip is a package tour, attach detailed itinerary.
  • Reservation of a return ticket or travel itinerary.
  • Travel Health Insurance: Copy of travel medical insurance policy of not less than 30,000 Euros. The policy must cover medical and hospitalisation expenses for the entire period of valid stay on Schengen territory as well as repatriation costs.
  • Accommodation: Reservation of a hotel or sufficient resources to cover hotel expenses (to the amount of €120/day) or a tenancy agreement or certificate of ownership. If staying with a private individual : proof of accommodation (Cerfa form).

 

  • Funds (Supporting documents of personal income):
  1. Copy of Bank Statements of the last 3 months.
  2. Copy of Income Tax Department Return + ITR V acknowledgment of the previous financial year.
  3. For Employees : 3 last salary slips.
  4. For person owning a company : Certificate of registration of the company (Form B, rule 5(1) or Form ST3, rule 11). If applicable, supporting documents of sponsoring and of personal income of the sponsor.

 

  • Socio-professional situation: Proof of socio-professional status (e.g. employment contract, certificate of employment, extract from the trade and companies’ register, school attendance certificate, proof of pension) and any documents demonstrating the applicant’s personal links to the country of residence (e.g. copy of marriage certificate, family record book).
Tourist Visa Fee (Including Embassy Fee, Service Charges & All Taxes):

₹ 10399.00

Business Visa:
  • Application form dated and signed, which must be printed and returned in original when filing the application.
  • A travel document, issued less than 10 years ago, containing at least two blank pages, with a period of validity at least 3 months longer than the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen Area or, in the case of a long stay, at least three months longer than the expiry date of the visa requested.
  • France-Visas receipt which must be printed and returned in original when filing the application.
  • ID photograph.
  • If you are not a national of your country of residence: proof that you are legally resident in that country (e.g. residence permit).
  • Purpose of travel/stay.
  • If the trip is a package tour, attach detailed itinerary.
  • Reservation of a return ticket or travel itinerary.
  • Travel Health Insurance: Copy of travel medical insurance policy of not less than 30,000 Euros. The policy must cover medical and hospitalisation expenses for the entire period of valid stay on Schengen territory as well as repatriation costs.
  • Accommodation: Reservation of a hotel or sufficient resources to cover hotel expenses (to the amount of €120/day) or a tenancy agreement or certificate of ownership. If staying with a private individual : proof of accommodation (Cerfa form).
  • Funds: Bank statements, payslips, tax returns or any other proof of income.
  • Invitation from a company or an authority to participate in conferences or events of a commercial, industrial or professional nature.
  • Socio-professional situation: Letter of introduction stating purpose of visit on company/organisation letterhead paper, signed by competent authority.
Business Visa Fee (Including Embassy Fee, Service Charges & All Taxes):

₹ 12049.00

Processing Time:

The High Commission is experiencing a huge increase in applications, and while we assure you of our best to process your visa application on time for your travel, the processing time may take 3 weeks. Furthermore, please note that the days are counted from the day the application reaches the High Commission, and not from the date it is submitted.

Note:

The incomplete documents submitted for the visa application may cause the application to be rejected. The Consulate General has the right to request additional documents when it deems necessary. Presenting of the above documents does not guarantee that the visa will be granted. The Consulate General reserves the right to refuse application without any explanation. There is no refund possibility in any circumstances. All forms and documents must be prepared and presented separately for each person (including family members or any group). The information provided here is a general guideline.

Published By:

Aahil Tours & Travels {AT&T},

Republic of India,

Delhi, Delhi,