effect from 17.01.2018, visa form has to be
filled online after filling the visa form you be
redirected to the online appointment and
tracking system of VFS , manual forms will not
be accepted , below is the website where you
have to visit and do the needful.
Further once online and appointment taken the
rest process would be the same if Bio not done
applicant has to come and if Bio done in
Schengen after November 2015 we can do the
submission upon the appointment provided.
The Visa Application Centre’s for FRANCE in
INDIA and NEPAL collect, on behalf of the French
Authorities, visa applications which will be
examined by Consular Services of France in
INDIA. Every information you need is now
available on the new France-Visas
After filling the visa application form, you
will be redirected to the on-line appointment
and tracking systems of VFS Global.
In place of visa form you have to mention Visa
form online to be done
and printed and appointment to be then taken
form VFS website.
Effective 02 November 2015, Indian citizens
applying a Schengen visa will have to appear in
person in order to provide biometric data
(fingerprints and digital photography).
The subsequent application to a Schengen
Countries (after the first application effective
02 Nov 2015) for next 5 years, need not appear
in person for biometric.
are certain exemptions as follows:
· Children under 12
· Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
· Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of
the national Governments with their official
delegations and spouses) if they travel for
Schengen States Consulate require Approved list
of Indian Travel Insurance Companies Providing
Travel Medical Insurance For Schengen Visa.
Apollo Munich , Bajaj Allianz , HDFC Ergo ,
ICICI Lombard , IFFCO Tokyo, Future Generali,
National, Reliance, Tata AIG, Oriental Insurance
Note: All Schengen Countries, 20 Years passport
will not be accepted and also hand written
passport not accepted.
Note: Please take an appointment for Biometrics
& Submission from the VFS website and the day
the appointment taken the passenger has to
appear for the Finger prints, and if passenger
given biometrics after November 2015, then the
Agent can submit the application on behalf of
the passenger after taking an appointment.