Apply For
VISA to France
In
India and Nepal
Service Charge

New Service Charge Effective from 01 September 2017
Service charge of INR 1511/- (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9% ) for application lodged in India

New Service Charge Effective from 01 September 2017 for Nepal
Service charge of NPR 3618/- (inclusive of VAT 13%) for application lodged in Nepal.

Note : “Any demand draft having contradicting MICR number or incorrect information shall not be acceptable”

Visa Category
Visa Fee in Euro
Visa Fee in INR
Airport Transit, Ordinary Transit Short Stay
60
   4545
Department D'Outre-Mer (DROM)
60
   4545
Territoire D'Outre-Mer (CTOM)
9
    682
Monaco and the following African Countries
(Djibouti/Togo/Mauritania+ Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Senegal)
60
     4545
Children aged =6< 12 years old applying for
(Short Stay)
35
  2652
Student Long Stay CAMPUS FRANCE
50
   3788
Long Stay
99
   7500

Exception:
For citizens of Albania/Moldavia/Russia/Ukraine/Former
Republic of Yugoslavia (Bosnia/Herzegovina/Macedonia/
Montenegro/Serbia)
35
   2652

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. 1511/-(inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9% ) and Convenience fee of Rs 150/- levied per application over and above the visa fees.
  • All the above fees have to be paid in cash and Debit card/Credit card in India only.
  • 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 Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa is payable by cash and by debit/credit card .
  • 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 Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per passport unless the applicant wishes to collect the passport himself/ herself.
  • For the application submitted at the Consulate General of France in Mumbai through our Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa Centres, please note that-
  1. Spouse of French national will not pay any visa fees or VFS service charges. : It is necessary that the spouse has a French family book or an act de marriage. French, who is married, in India, with Indian, with Indian marriage documents: always pays. This person will be considered as a spouse of French national only once the marriage document is transcribed in the French civil status.
  2. Child below 6 years of age applying for a Short Stay visa will not pay visa fees or the VFS service charges.
Premium Service Lounge (Optional)

The VFS Premium Service Lounge facility is available at the Joint Visa Application Centre in Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad. 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?

Revised Premium Lounge fees Effective from 01 November 2016
The Premium Service Lounge facility costs Rs. 2000 (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9% ) per application. This charge is in addition to the visa application fee.

How do I book?

To book an appointment kindly mail us at info.francein@vfshelpline.com

For Applicants applying In Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur & Jalandhar

Please note, the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in New Delhi is payable by cash and by debit/credit card . The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application (optional).

For Applicants applying In Kolkata

  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9% ) per application (optional). 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 and by debit/credit card also.
For Applicants applying In Chennai and Puducherry
  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9% ) 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 and by debit/credit card .
For Applicants Applying in Bangalore and Hyderabad
  • The courier facility is available at Rs.300/- (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application. This is an optional service. Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to the France Visa Application Centre in Bangalore and Hyderabad is payable by cash and by debit/credit card.
  • For the application submitted at the Consulate General of France in Bangalore through our Bangalore, and Hyderabad Centres, please note that-
  1. Spouse of French national will not pay any visa fees or VFS service charges. : It is necessary that the spouse has a French family book or an act de marriage. French, who is married, in India, with Indian, with Indian marriage documents: always pays. This person will be considered as a spouse of French national only once the marriage document is transcribed in the French civil status.
  2. Child below 6 years of age applying for a Short Stay visa will not pay visa fees or the VFS service charges.

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.