Required Documents and Procedure -Note: For the visa application submission
Applicant / Agent needs to take appointment through VFS site http://www.vfs-france.co.in/scheduleanappointment.html .
An application for an Employment Contract
needs to be made by the Employer in France at the Office Des Migrations
Internationals (Omi - Office of Population Migration). This organization is
represented in each French Department. It will examine the Application and get
in touch directly with the French Embassy/ Consulate under which the Applicant
is covered. The Embassy/ Consulate in turn will summon the Applicant for
issuing the Visa.
The passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the
intended duration of stay in the Schengen territory. One photocopy of the first
and last page of the passport and photocopies of valid visa are required.
Passports valid for more than 10 years will not be accepted as the main
required travel document. It is mandatory to have two blank pages opposite to
Handwritten passports and Passports with manual entry or
observations concerning the data pages will not be accepted by the Embassy.
One visa form (photocopy allowed).
Two recent passport size photographs (35 x 45 mm) with white /
light background, 70-80% face coverage, photographs taken with a digital camera
must be high quality colour and printed on photo quality paper. Photograph
should not have any stapler or pin marks disfiguring the face or background and
must be pasted on the form.
All Applicants should mention their mobile numbers on the visa
application form. Travel Agents authorized by the Embassy of France must
mention the Applicant's and not their own Mobile or travel agency numbers on
Covering Letter from the Applicant on the Company's Letterhead
stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit.
Original Employment Contract to be arranged by the concerned
Profile of the Company.
Bank statements for the last 3 months.
The submission and collection of your visa application and
passport from VFS can be done either by the applicant himself/herself or
through any authorized person who bears an original authorization letter signed
by the applicant and a photo-ID.
The Embassy of France, New Delhi has
implemented a change in arrangements for the collection of processed passport
from visa application centres. With effect from 8th December 2014, it will no
longer be possible for third parties to collect the documents on behalf of an
applicant, except in the following cases:
Immediate family member (Parent, Child or sibling);
One member of a group collecting for the entire group;
A person collecting on behalf of Govt. officials if authorized on
the Govt. letter head or department;
Representative of a company - Authorization letter on the letter
head of the company and the official ID card of the representative.
Visa Fee Subject to Change.
Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.
Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.