All nationals require a valid passport.
Only exception are nationals of the following countries who may also present an alternative document of identification instead of a passport: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Mentioned validity: beyond length of stay required. Nationals of Belgium, Italy, Luxembeurg and Netherlands may seek employment in France on the basis of submitted national identity card.
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela.
Pupils travelling on a school trip may also be exempt from visa regulations. Visa-exempt nationals may still be required to produce proofs of financial means of support, hotel bookings or a return ticket to country of residence, either at borders of entry or within the Schengen area.
- Application form
- Passport-size photo
- Valid passport with 1 full blank page
- Return ticket
- Evidence of sufficient funds for stay
- Proof of purpose of visit
- Visa fee payment
- Student Visa: 60 EUR
- Tourist Visa: 1 days
- Student Visa: 1 days
- Embassy of France in England UK:
- Embassy of France in USA:
- Embassy of France in Australia:
- Consulate of France in Canada:
All information on this page has been carefully investigated. However visa requirements change frequently and the information is provided without any guarantee.
Before departure it is recommended to check the website of the embassy. For further questions regarding visa requirements contact directly the embassy of France in your country.
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