Visa online appointment system [fr]
The time for appointment is from Monday to Friday (except public holidays), from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
No application can be made without a prior appointment .
The processing time for a visa varies according to individual circumstances. We strongly recommend that applicants do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until they receive the approval for their visa. Applicants cannot assume their application will be automatically approved.
Because of longer waiting time to obtain an appointment at peak periods and holiday seasons, you are advised to make an appointment as soon as possible but no more than 90 days before your departure.
On the day of the appointment:
1 appointment = 1 passport.
Only one visa application will be treated per appointment.
No sending of documents to the consulate prior to application. The visa section does not accept any document sent by mail, fax or email in support of visa applications.
The originals documents should be presented by the applicant for the scheduled interview, together with one set of photocopies.
Your appointment has to be respected. If you cannot come during the booked slot, please cancel your appointment to make it available for another applicant.
Minor applicants have to be accompanied by their mother or father or legal guardian for the personal interview.
Please note that there is no waiting area in front of the Consulate for friends or relatives who are not admitted for the interview.
Applicants for student visa must have already finished the CampusFrance Academic Interview before going to the Visa Counter, see the concerned pages for Student visa in our Visa page
IMPORTANT: Print your appointment receipt (PDF file). Keep a record of the identification number given to you during the booking process. It will not be possible to retrieve it later.
|NOTE: Appointment slots are open two weeks in advance only.|
reserved for : tourists, business trips, domestic workers
stay of up to 90 days maximum in a row
reserved for : long stay students, individuals settling down in France, working holidays
stay of over 90 days in a row