Please note that the following essentials must be met by all applicants
submitting their applications for visa.
||Passport should have been issued within the previous
||Passport should have at least two blank pages.
Passport should have at least three months validity from the date of arrival
||Applications are only accepted within 3 months of the
requested date of arrival
||Relevant Forms & Photograph: Fully completed
application form appropriate to the type of visa
||Relevant application Forms should be fully completed (mentioning
e-mail address and direct phone number of the applicant himself), dated and
signed. PLEASE NOTE that if the form is not signed by the visa applicant, the
application can not be received.
Visa Application Centre caters to applications for Short stay Visas and
Residence Permits. Please note applicant’s passport should be valid for at
least three months beyond the intended stay in France and there should be at
least two empty pages available in the passport for visa and/or permit sticker
and other stamps during the travel. A new passport must be obtained before
submission of your application, if the said conditions are not met.
Please note: the prolonged passports will not be accepted.
IMPORTANT: France Consulate General in Dubai has the right to call any
applicants for personal interview at the Consulate and / or ask for supporting
documents in addition to the list of documents provided on this site under each
BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION FOR FRANCE CONSULATE IN DUBAI
Schengen visa has to be obtained from the Embassy or Consulate of the country
where the MAIN PURPOSE OF TRAVEL lies. In case of travel to multiple Schengen
countries, please make your application to the Consulate where you will be
staying for the maximum number of days. In case the duration of stay in the
Schengen countries is same for each country, then visa application should be
submitted with the country that is applicant’s “First Point of Entry”. Please
check your travel plans before submitting your application.
An application is receivable only if the date of travel is within 90
days from the date of submission.
CHOICE TO MAKE WHILE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
France Consulate in Dubai will return processed passports to the Visa
Application Centre in Dubai. Applicants have a choice to decide on how they
would like to collect their passports and / or documents, i.e. by subscribing
for a Courier Services at the time of application submission or by collecting
it from the Visa Application Centre in Dubai.
List of Schengen Countries: