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Entry and stay visas : Application fees

 

Type of visa Application fee
Airport transit visa or entry and short-stay visa (less than 90 days) valid for France and, except where marked otherwise on the visa sticker, the Schengen Area €60
Airport transit visa or entry and short-stay visa (less than 90 days) valid for a French overseas département or region (DROM): Guadeloupe (including Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin); Martinique; French Guiana; Reunion Island. €60
Airport transit visa or entry and short-stay visa (less than 90 days) for New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Mayotte and the French Southern and Antarctic Territories €9
Entry and long-stay visa (more than 90 days) valid for France (with no territorial restrictions) €99
National long-stay visa (more than 90 days) issued to foreign children fully and legally adopted by French nationals as required by their country of origin, valid for Metropolitan France, overseas départements and collectivities (DROM, CTOM). €15

Reduced rate. Application fees for nationals of the following countries-Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine-are set at 35 euros for entry and short-stay visas.

No charge. Visa fees are waived for the following foreign nationals :

-  foreign members of families of nationals of other Member States of the EU/EEA and Switzerland (decree of 11 March 1994 modified) ;

-  the foreign spouse of a French national (decree 98-839 of 18 September 1998) ;

-  for easier movement of young people :

- children under 6 (EC decision of 1 June 2006) ;

- pupils of primary and secondary classes travelling as part of twinning arrangements between schools, or who undertake trips for the purposes of study or educational training (EC decision of 1 June 2006) ;

- students and postgraduate students who undertake trips for the purposes of study or educational training (EC decision of 1 June 2006) ;

- holders of French government study grants ;

- holders of study grants from foreign governments and foundations and beneficiaries of EU programmes ;

- beneficiaries of the France-Canada agreement on young people’s exchanges of 3 October 2003 (decree 2004-200 of 2 March 2004) ;

- beneficiaries of the France-Japan working holidays agreement of 8 January 1999 ;

- beneficiaries of the France-Korea working holidays agreement of 20 October 2008 ;

- persons gainfully employed :

-  teachers accompanying groups who undertake trips for the purposes of study or educational training (EC decision of 1 June 2006) ;

-  scientific researchers (EC decision of 1 June 2006) ;

-  seasonal workers (order of 4 March 1994) ;

-  employed workers and members of their families who are beneficiaries of family reunion, nationals of states that have signed a fee waiver agreement for these types of visa (Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey) ;

-  foreign nationals teaching French (but not members of their families);

-  foreign language assistants and lectors.

When the visa application is being processed, certain formalities (appointments, application submission) may be carried out by external service providers. Additional fees may be charged. Find out more from the relevant French consulate.


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