france-visas.gouv.fr : Apply for VISA & Track Application Status
Name of the Organization : France Visas
Name of the Facility : Apply for VISA & Track Application Status
Country : France
Website : https://france-visas.gouv.fr/en_US/web/france-visas
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France Apply for VISA
This website provides information on how to navigate each step of your visa application process. Take a few minutes to read through all the steps of the visa application before starting.
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** The France-Visas portal is now accessible. To date, some countries do not yet have access to the online application.
To start :
** Click on access button.Create or log in to your account, select your preferred language (French, English or Spanish) and complete your application.
Create an account
1. Enter Last name
2. Enter First name
3. Enter Email address
4. Enter Check email address
5. Enter Language in which you want to complete your visa application
6. Enter Text to Identify Refresh CAPTCHA Refresh CAPTCHA
7. Click on create account option.
Verify Email Address :
Verification screen will be displayed,Enter Email Verification Code click on verify button.
Log in to my account
1. Enter Your Email address
2. Enter Your Password
3. Click on login button.
Track Your Application Status
The visa centre where you submitted your application is responsible for providing tracking information about your application.
** You submitted your application to a consulate or embassy visa processing department; use the online application tracking tool “InfoVISA” .
You submitted your application to a service provider :
CAPAGO: Please contact the visa application centre directly;
VFS: Use the VFS online application tracking tool. To obtain information about your application, please provide the reference number you were given and your surname;
TLS: Please log onto the TLScontact website where you submitted your visa application.
Click on online application tracking tool “InfoVISA” option in track application status page.track page will be opened.
Visa application status check :
To know the outcome of your visa application, type below :
1. The reference of the receipt assigned to you when you submitted your visa application (as shown on the specimen receipt)
2. Enter Your date of birth
3. then click on “confirm”
Visa Application Guidelines
Step 1 : Gather information on your situation
This portal helps you assemble the information you will need before submitting your visa application online. The visa wizard will help you determine, depending on your situation, the visa requirements to which you are subject, as well as the submission fee and required supporting documents.
Step 2 : Set up my online application
To submit a visa application, you must provide at least the following :
** A passport in good condition, issued no more than 10 years ago.
** Your passport must be valid at least three months beyond your intended date of departure from the Schengen Area and must include at least two consecutive blank pages
** 2 recent ID pictures in
** The supporting documents (originals and copy) depending on your situation and your plan
Step 3 : Book your appointment
Arrange an appointment with the visa application centre :
** Make sure you allow enough time before your departure date to schedule an appointment to have your application reviewed.
** Check on the average appointment wait times to ensure that you are able to submit your application three months to two weeks prior to your departure date.
Step 4 : Submit your file
Application in person :
You must attend your appointment with all the required documents. Also bring a copy of each document, including the passport. The visa application submission will take approximately 20 minutes at the visa centre.
** All visas issued by France are biometric visas.
** Any visa applicant aged 12 or older must submit his or her visa application in person.
The following biometric data will be required :
** a photo (scanned or taken during your appointment),
** ten individually-taken fingerprints.
Visa application fees are composed of :
** The administrative costs incurred for the processing of your application.
** The service charge differs by country, but may not exceed € 30 per visa application.
Step 5 : Track your application
Tracking your application and collecting your passport
In most cases, you can track the progress of your application. Tracking your application and collecting your passport. In some instances, the passport can be sent by postal services.
I already submitted the visa application. How do make an appointment with the visa application centre ? there’s no number to call, no link to go.. please help….
I reside in Phoenix, AZ and will be traveling to France in June for a stay of over 90 days. Do I need to appear in person to apply for a long term visa?