Schengen Visa France

The Republic of France as a Member of Schengen Area

France became a member of the Schengen area after signing the Schengen agreement on . France implemented issuing Schengen Visa for foreign travelers since . France also a member of the European Union located in central Europe.

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Who Needs Schengen Visa to Travel to France?

Citizens of the following countries must need to apply and get Schengen visa to travel France or any Schengen member country for tourism or business purpose

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Who Doesn’t Need Schengen Visa to Travel to France?

Citizens of the following countries no need to apply and get Schengen visa to travel France or any Schengen member country for tourism or business purpose

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France Travel Requirements

Francen border officials ask for the travel and identification documents when you are at any Francen port of entry (Airport).

Documents Required at the Airport

  1. Legit Passport or Travel Document
  2. Visa Document

France Entry Border Officials Common Questions

How long you expect to Stay in France?

What is the aim of your visit to France?

Where are you going to stay in France?

Schengen Visa Types of France

Schengen Visa is given for short stays up to 90 days in France

Francen Airport Visa

This type of visa also called transit visa this visa is given to the people who want to travel to another country passing Francen airport

Francen Tourist Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to visit France as tourists/volunteers

Francen Visitor Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to visit France as their family members or friends living in France

Francen Business Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to do business in France as they want to attend to business fairs, meetings, or set up businesses

Francen Official Visit Visa

This visa type is given to the people who are government officials or delegations envoys when they want to travel to France

Francen Medical Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to undergo medical treatments inside France

Francen Study Visa

This visa type is given to the people who want to do studies in France through the validity of visa is always 90 days

Francen Cultural, Sports and Film Crews Visa

This visa type is given to the people who attend sports events, film festivals or making films or cultural events in France

Apply Schengen Visa to France

Documents Checklist

Francen visa application form

First of all, you need to get the Francen visa Application form and fill it clearly as a possible sign it at the end of it.

Two identical photos

These photos should be in passport size your portrait color photo in the light background.

Passport/Travel document

Your Legit passport this should not expire soon around the  three months of your stay in France

Passport should not be older than 10 years

It should have black pages to put visa stamps

Copies of previous Schengen visas if any

If you have traveled a Schengen state before

Schengen Travel Insurance

Your verified travel insurance when you have a medical emergency it should cover your expenses in medical treatment estimate of EUR 30,000 medical cover needed to France

Your Cover letter

The clear statement of your purpose of visit to France and how you spend time in France, you complete itinerary

Proof of Accommodation

Booking details of your hotel accommodations in France

Proof of Civil status

Your marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse,

Round-trip Flight Itinerary

Your date of departure and flight details and airport you are leaving France

Proof of Financial Status

Your last three to six-month bank statements (recent)/ Income statements

Documents Required Based on your Employment Status

Francen consulate/embassy of your country will ask for your employment status to fulfill the Francen visa requirements

Currnetly Employed

Employment Letter from employer

Leave permission from the employer

Tax Documents

Currently Self Employed

Business Registration and Licence Document

Company Income/Bank Statements

Tax Documents

As a student

Institute Registration Documents
No-objection certificate from school or university

Currently Retired

Pension Statements

Documents Required for Minors

Documents Required for Airport Transit Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Tourist Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Visitor Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Business Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Official Visit Visa

Documents Required for Study Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Medical Schengen Visa

Documents Required for Sports Cultural Schengen Visa

List of International Airports in France

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