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FRANCE (SCHENGEN STATES)
Consulate : Consulate General of France, Wockhardt Towers, 5th Flr, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051
Email: Visas.Bombay@diplomatie.fr 
Website:
www.consulfrance-bombay.org

VFS : Trade Centre, 3rd Floor, G Block,
Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai-400051

Website: www.vfs-france.co.in
VISA HANDLED BY VFS

Note: Grant of visa and validity & turn around time is consulate discretion

 


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.

There 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 official purposes.

 

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 Company.

 

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.

Business Visa

  • Original Passport valid for 6 months and also require passport copy 1st and last page 2 sets

  • Visa form with two signatures and courier form

  • Three Recent Photographs white background & without border 35mm x 45mm, 70% to 80% of the face should be seen (Photographs should not be old for more than 6 months)

  • Covering letter (should have Courier address)

  • Invitation letter

  • Copy of Income Tax Papers for 3 years

  • Updated original bank statement for 6 months with applicant's name, a/c no. with bank seal & sign

  • Overseas Mediclaim policy (The passenger has to Sign on the Insurance Policy)

  • Return ticket

  • Hotel confirmation

  • Salary Slip for the last 3 month

  • Business visa for more than 30 days then (DDTEFP) letter Require from French Municipal Office

Tourist Visa

  • Original Passport valid for 6 months and also require passport copy 1st and last page 2 sets

  • Visa form with two signatures and courier form

  • Three Recent Photographs white background & without border 35mm x 45mm, 70% to 80% of the face should be seen (Photographs should not be old for more than 6 months)

  • Detailed personal covering letter (should have Courier address)

  • Leave letter from the Company

  • Copy of Income Tax Papers for 3 years

  • Updated original bank statement for 6 months with applicant's name, a/c no. with bank seal & sign.

  • Overseas Mediclaim policy (The passenger has to Sign on the Insurance Policy)

  • Return ticket

  • Foreign exchange or International credit card

  • Hotel Confirmation

  • Salary Slip for the last 3 month

  • If sponsored by somebody from France for a tourist visa then the consulate require original sponsorship letter

  • If the child is traveling with Single parent, consent is required from another parent on a stamp paper cost Rs. 50/- for child travel.

  • If the child is traveling alone, consent is required from both the parent on a stamp paper cost Rs. 50/- for child travel.

Visa Fees (w.e.f. 1st September 2015)

  • Rs. 4,380.00 (CASH)

  • Rs. 1,510.00 (VFS charges)

  • Rs. 300.00 (VFS courier charges)

Time Taken

  • 7-10 Working Days

  Download application form
  Download Courier form

For more details: http://www.schengenvisainfo. com/france-visa/ 


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