VFS Global has been appointed as the outsourced partner by the Consulate General of France, Dubai to facilitate visa applications to France and Schengen countries. This site is a part of the Consulate General of France, Dubai, to ease the visa application process for the residents in the Emirates of Dubai & Northern Emirates.
The territories of operation of the Consulate General are mainly - the Emirates of Dubai, Sharjah, Ras - Al- Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman and Umm-Al-Quwain. Abudhabi residence visa holders can apply as well in VFS Dubai only with dubai tenancy contract and after approval from the French consulate.
The Consulate General of France in Dubai issues visas for residents of UAE only
|Please note applications are accepted only through prior appointments. Appointments can be scheduled and the service chages payed online in order to be confirmedthrough this website. The appointment dates are subject to availability hence all applicants are advised to schedule their appointments well in advance!
Applicants havea choice to avail the following services at the time of submission:
|Step 1 :
||Prepare your application and supporting documents: Go to ‘All about your visas’ link on this website and find out details related to the visa category you want to apply for, you can find the applicable fee, documents required, Visa application form and more.
|Step 2 :
||Schedule an appointment: All applicants aged 12 years and above will need to apply for the visa in person. Schedule an online appointment for the preferred date and time for each applicant and as the availability You may opt to apply for the regular or the Premium Lounge services at the Centre for a personalized service. The appointment letter will need to be presented at the Application Centre on the day of submission. No application will be taken without an appointment as per the consulate requirement.
|Step 3 :
||Submit your application: Visit the Visa Application Centre, submit your Passport, Completed application, documents and enroll biometrics.
|Step 4 :
||Pay applicable Fee: Please check ‘Visa Fee’ table provided under the visa category you are applying for. All fees and service charges are payable in cash (Aed) only.. A receipt will be provided for all payments made at the Centre.
||subscribe for Courier Service for return of passport
||subscribe for SMS Service where Visa Application Centre sends application status on applicant’s mobile phones
For the Premium Service:
For those applicants who wish to pay extra for that personal touch and enhanced customer service, this service will guarantee you one-to-one attention with a dedicated member of staff who will guide you to a separate waiting area.
Here, your application will be dealt with in stylish surroundings with refreshments available. We will also undertake any photocopying of documents that you may require.
You can simply present yourself to reception and ask for the 'Premium Service'. You have to book an online appointment to submit your application.
Once returned from the Consulate, your passport will be couriered to your home or office and can also be collected from our Centre (upon request only).
There is an additional fee for this service of AED 150
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SERVICE DOES NOT GUARANTEE A FASTER TURN AROUND TIME
FOR PROCESSING OF VISAS BY THE EMBASSY.