|The Government of India has withdrawn with immediate effect (midnight of November 8, 2016) the legal tender character of the existing and any older series banknotes in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.
VFS will accept Visa fees and VFS logistic charges in all denominations of all notes other than the existing & old high denomination notes of Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 . VFS shall also accept demand drafts favoring VFS Global Services Private limited.
Welcome to the web-site for France Visa Application Centres in India and Nepal
Know more about our new tailor-made services to provide you comforts and benefits while applying for your visa… Read more information here or call us on 022 67866028
This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Indian residents
who wish to apply for a visa to travel to France.
Attention Visa applicants
Visa applicants are hereby informed that duly completed applications may be submitted three months onward prior to the confirmed travel date
. As applications peak during the months of April through July, it is advisable to apply well in advance
. This will help towards the smooth organization of your trip to France.
Schengen Common Information
For Prospective Applicants
If you wish to apply for a temporary visa to France, kindly read the
information on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this
site, you will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce
the chances of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty
submission of documents.
If You Have Already Applied
If you have already applied for a Visa you can Track Your Application
using our visa Application
“The Embassy of France in India was informed on 25 October 2014 of a list fixing the territorial competence for issuing visas in various countries or geographical areas through a decree dated 8 October 2014.The Embassy of France in New Delhi and our Consulates General in India will now be able to process visa applications from all parts of India.”
Approved list of Indian travel insurance companies of the consular posts of Schengen states
Providing travel medical insurances for Schengen visa procedure - Click here
You can now buy on the spot Travel Insurance from a reputed Insurance company covering services like loss of Baggage, medical emergency, cashless hospitalization, etc. from the French Visa Application Centre*.
Currently, the above service is available at select locations (Delhi / Mumbai / Kolkata / Banglore)
Dear Applicants/Representatives/Travel Agents,
For Consulate General of France, Mumbai-
The groups (at least 10 applications at one time) can be submitted by travel agencies to VFS Global on any working day. All these Group applications will be forwarded by VFS Global to Consulate as per the regular submissions and the Consulate will process them at the earliest. Also, if 2 or more documents are missing in any single application of the group, that application will NOT be accepted at France Visa Application Centre Mumbai.
For all the regular applications, if three or more documents are missing, the application will not be accepted at the France Visa Application Centre, Mumbai. All the documents need to be in the same order as mentioned in the Requisite Documents list.
All the documents need to be in the same order as mentioned in the Requisite
This is to bring to your notification that effective 2 January
All long term and short term Visa fees collected on behalf of the French Consulate Pondicherry at France Visa Application Centers in Chennai and Pondicherry will be accepted as cash only.
Dear Applicants/Representatives/Travel Agents,
This is to bring to your notification that effective 3 December 2012,
All Long Term Visa Applications for France
Jurisdiction of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala are to be submitted at VFS Global
Visa Application Centers in Chennai and Puducherry only.
Appointments would continue to be booked online.
All long term applicants have to be in person during submission at VFS Global France
Visa Application Centers.
All applicants having appointment for long term Visa at the French
consulate in Pondicherry till the month of November 2012 will be received by
the consulate and Applicants with appointment from the month of December 2012
will be received at VFS Global France Visa Application Centers at Chennai or
Effective Monday, 03 October 2011, the Consulate General of France in
Bangalore will commence accepting visa applications through VFS Global services
All applicants are requested to note that with effect from 03 October 2011,
applicants residing in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh need to apply
for visas at the VFS Global office in Bangalore.
Consulate General of France in Mumbai