Work visa for France, eligibility and requirement’s

Friends, there is rare person in this world who has never heard about France. This is a country that needs no identity.

People from all over the world come to this country for tourism, job and business etc. In fact, France’s economy is dependent on tourism.

According to a statistics, a total of 9 million tourists comes for tourism in France in 2019, i.e. 90 lakh tourists had visited France for tourism.

This sector alone has contributed 8% in France’s GDP.

Guys in today’s article we will try to know about France work visa, also discuss all the documents and some precautions to which whenever you apply for French work visa you will get this visa. So let’s know –

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France work visa barriers

Friends, getting a job in France is a difficult task in itself.

If you have that talent and the thing that makes you different from others, then only you should apply for work visa for this country.

France is currently member of European Union. The way any country gives preference to its citizens over the people coming to your country, whether it is in the field of medical, Tourism OR Business

Similarly France does not give direct jobs to foreign citizens coming to their country, it prefers employing its citizens first and then all 27 European Union countries, after that employed individuals from another country Receives an invitation.

This is why I emphasize that if you love your work and you are talented then apply to your dream job.

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France work visa permit

The French government provides a special type of document to its foreigner or workers who want to come to France in search of employment which we know as the French work visa.

Since France is a member of the European Union, in such a situation anyone who applies for a job in France gets the same opportunity to work in France as well as the other 26 countries.

Which we also know as Schengen Visa. France is mainly known for its tourism and fashion products and needs man power more than others in the sector.

Apparently all jobs in this sector are waiting for you. In France Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermès, L’Oréal Paris etc. these companies are famous for his product and services across the world.

When there is a good working environment in this country and you get good money for work, then who wouldn’t want to go here? Friends, what do you think? Do tell in the comment.

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France work visa requirements for Indian

After the job is confirmed in France, you will be asked for some documents about you by that company. These documents are :

  1. Passport with 6 months validity.
  2. Medical checkups are mandatory for all specially in COVID-19 time.
  3. 2 Passport size photo
  4. Your visa form
  5. Past employment testimonials.
  6. Your education documents

France work visa from India

Friends, you don’t have to directly apply for France work visa by yourself but your company will do it themselves.

Once your job is confirmed in a French company, the company itself sends all your details to the French Foreign Ministry and also gives a NOC paper which means – Non Objection Certificate

After that the French Foreign Ministry checks all your details then they permit work visa.

Once you have verification, some of your important tests or medical tests are conducted under the supervision of the French government medical officers.

Since the spread of COVIE-19 is more dangerous for us you have to fully vaccinated. If you have had both doses of COVID, you will not have any problem but you will have to give RTPCR-TEST and you will be able to board that flight only after coming negative.

So take special attention of this thing When you pass the medical test, the company itself sends NOC Paper and French work permit documents to you.

When you all documents are verified by the French government then you have to wait for your visa. France work permit processing time will be 2 to 3 weeks from applying date.

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France work visa fees in Indian rupees

Visa categoryFull RateReduce RateIn Indian Rupee
Schengen visa and
Airport transit visa
80403355 – 6700 ₹
Short-stay visa for Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Reunion , Saint Martin and Saint-Barthelemy60353500 – 5033 ₹
Long-stay visa99504194 – 7550 ₹
Adopted child151258 ₹
Short-stay visa for New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Mayotte and French Southern and Antarctic Lands09755 ₹
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Guys, getting a job in France is very difficult. Its totally depends on your confidence. So be focus and passionate about you dream job.

I hope you are enjoying this post. If you have any query or any suggestion regarding this post please do comment. Thank you !

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French embassy map

Address2/50-E, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Opening time8.30 am – 6.00 pm
Contact no.01143196100
French websiteClick here

Some FAQ

France work permit processing time

Most of the cases you have to wait for 10 to 20 days.

French embassy in India

2/50-E, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

What is Schengen visa ?

It a special visa to enter an European member countries with no documents and security checks

Price of French work visa from India

3000 – 4000*

What is good salary in France ?

4000 – 5000 Euro

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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