Tourist visa for France, eligibility and requirement’s

France, one of the beautiful country in the world. It is an European country. We all know France economy is based on tourism.

Travel its one of the beautiful word specially for those people who loves travelling. If i ask what is your favorite destination ? Then most of you guys says : France OR Switzerland

Yes, these country are like haven at the earth. Guys if you want to go to France OR any European country then please read this post because this post is written specially for you.

In this article i have discussed about France tourist visa, there eligibility & requirements. so stay tune with us.

What is France tourist visa ?

When a person or national are going in another country for the purpose of touring and adventures, called tourist and the document he needs, that is called tourist visa.

Every country gives this visa because this sector has more growth then others. If you are interesting in Travel and touring then you have to noticed that in the previous year this sector jumps up to 4%.

In this tourism statistics you will find worlds no 1 country is France. Guys getting a tourist visa is very easy. Generally there is two ways to get your visa.

First one is you can visit your nearest Travel agent and the second one is you can apply online.

First one is you can visit your nearest Travel agent and the second one is you can apply online.

Travel agents plans are very expansive. In some cases there is lot of offers they are provided to save our money but this is the rarest condition i have ever seen.

Most of the cases travel agents are directly walk and talk with the officials that’s why they take extra charges.

If you want to online apply for France tourist visa, then you have to go to official website of the France government.

Share your details and and give them an interview and then you will get a valid France tourist visa easily.

So before you apply online for this visa there is some document have need while applying your vesa.

Read carefully and collect all the necessary document and then ill explain how to apply France tourist visa online ?

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France tourist visa documents

So lets talk about France tourist visa documents.

  • Valid passport with 6 months validity.
  • Birth certificate
  • Income proof
  • Photocopy of your flight tickets
  • France visa application form.
  • 2 Recent clicks photographs.
  • Your sponsored details
  • marriage certificate
  • Bank statement
  • Confirm return tickets
  • Hotel address proof where you stay
  • Must have travel insurance

Friends there is restriction to your profile by France government.

I mean you have to choose proper width and height of your photo with white background, clear face, etc etc and etc. For more information about passport photo selection : Click here

One last important thing ill tell you, all these documents are in the format of  ISO/IECI format (pdf). So makes sure this important thing before you apply.

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How to apply France tourist visa online

Guys there is lot of ways to get tourist visa for France. But in this article i am going to explain how to apply online visa for France.

Step – 1 Firstly you have to open your google browser and then search official website of France which is France-Visas-Gouv-Fr

Step – 2 Create an account @ France official website. When you are creating an account you have to ask some information like Your name, Email address and last you have to filled Captcha.

One important thing you have to always remember is using proper and valid Name and Email. Because when you sign up this form a verification code has sent by the France officials.

Step – 3 Open your Email and find a mail which sent by the France officials.

If you doesn’t find the mail. Please check you spam folder and here you can see a verification code are present.

Copy the verification code and go to France official website and enter your verification code and then proceed.

Go to your account section which is present in the right side of the website. Enter your ID and Password.

Step – 4 Enter your visa application process. Here you can see there is a section called Your Plans.

In this section there is lot of information ask for your journey like : Your nationality, Your travel documents, and last your plans. Filled all the necessary columns and submit your form.

Step – 5 Upload your documents which in the form of PDF. Then click on proceed now button. pay the fees and click next button.

Step – 6 The next step is appointment. So choose the date and time according to your vantage.

Once your profile is ready then you have to call for interview and 2 to 3 weeks later you will get the valid visa for France.

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France tourist visa cost

According to Bank bazar policy The fees depends on the type of visa an individual is applying for, with the table below highlighting the different fees.

S.NVisa typesFee in EuroFee in ₹
1Airport Transit604800/-
2short stay ordinary Transit604800/-
3Student visa504034/-
4Long stay998000/-
5For children’s352823/-
6African nationality604800/-
7Department D’Outre-Mer604800/-
8Territoire D’Outre-Mer9726


In this post i have shared some information regarding France tourist visa.

Like how to apply for France tourist visa online ? what are the eligibility and requirements ? And last i have shared France visa fee.

I hope you enjoyed this post.

Thank you !

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French embassy map

French embassy Address2/50-E, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
French embassy websiteClick here
French embassy phone no.01143196100
French consulateClick here

Some FAQ

What is France Schengen visa ?

It is special visa to enter all the Schengen countries.

Time period of France Schengen visa ?

90 Days

How many countries i travel with this visa ?

26 countries

Is an appointment is necessary to collect my visa ?

Of course dear.

I am travelling with my family. Should I book one appointment or multiple appointments?

Each individual applying for a visa should have an appointment. This means that multiple appointments should be booked, one for each member.

I forgot to renew my visa and am currently still in France. Can I extend it from France?

No its not possible. You have to come India and then apply for your visa.

I have old photographs which looks fine. Can i use it ?

No dear you have to submit recent clicked photo. Otherwise your visa will be cancelled.

My visa got rejected. can i know why my visa is rejected ?

May be your document is not proper or Not in proper format. For better result read this post carefully.

How to apply France tourist visa online ?

Read this post.

Recently married, can i have any certificate to see the officials ?

Use your marriage certificate.

Disclaimer :

All these information collected form France Website. This is inform you that is a free service to Traveler’s. Please always check and confirm official site notice before you apply France Visa

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