France Visa Information:
Every foreign national wishing to come to France must have ready for presentation at the border documentary evidence of the purpose of the visit, means of support for the duration of the stay and accommodation arrangements. In some cases, a visa is required.
Differents types of visa issued by the French Consulate General and how to apply
The French Consulate General issues diverse types of visa according to the purpose and length of your stay.
Schengen Visas :
|You are the spouse, child or dependant parent of a French Citizen and need to obtain an airport transit, transit, short stay or circulation visa.||Family member of a French Citizen|
|You are the spouse, dependant child or dependant parent of an European Union Citizen and need to obtain an airport transit, transit, short stay or circulation visa.||Family member of an European Union Citizen (non-French)|
|You need a visa that allows you to transit through the international zone of a French airport without entry into the Schengen space.||Airport Transit Visa|
|You need a visa that allows you to transit through France or other Schengen countries (i.e. by car or coach) on your way to another country, outside the Schengen space.||Transit Visa|
|You need a visa that allows you to go to France and other Schengen States for tourism, shopping, business or family visits.||Short Stay Visa|
|You hold a diplomatic, service or official passport.||Diplomatic visa|
|You need a visa that allows you to reside in France, for longer than 3 months, either to study, work or retire.||Long stay visa|
|You need a visa that allows you to travel to Central African Republic, Djibouti, Mauritania or Togo.||Visa for countries represented by the French Authorities in the United-Kingdom|
|You need a visa that allows you to travel to Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion Island, Guyana, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, St. Pierre and Miquelon or Mayotte.||DOM / TOM visa|