Schengen visa
France

France visa

 
Schengen visa - travel document that allows a person to enter the Schengen zone for a designated period of time.
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France

France visa

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Visa is not required for a stay up to 90 days within a 180-day period

Visa is not required for a stay up to 90 days within a 180-day period

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You will need to gather the following documents prior to your consultation:

Fill out France Student visa application form online

And prepare digital copies of the following documents for review:
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity after your intended departure from the Schengen Area and at least 2 blank visa pages. Please do NOT send your original passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Health insurance. Proof of international health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000, specifically covering travel to Schengen states is required. The policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical aid, and hospital treatment for the period of stay. Applicants can get a free quote and purchase valid travel insurance from our affiliate.

  • Enrollment Letter. Please provide a copy of letter confirming your enrollment from university/college/school in the destination country, including: name, address, and registration number with the Department of Education in France, full payment of tuition, duration of the program, subjects of study, and hours per week of study, which must be at least 20.

  • Financial Support. Proof of financial means, at least $700 USD per month of stay. Accepted forms: A letter from the school in France assuming full financial responsibility during your stay, proof of financial aid or scholarship, personal bank statements, or a notarized letter from the parents or legal guardians guaranteeing support. Please follow notarization instructions.

VisaHQ can provide consultation services prior to your application submission. You must still schedule an appointment to submit your paperwork at your nearest consulate. All Schengen Zone visa applications must be submitted by the applicant in person.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information

    France Student visa fees for citizens of United States of America

    Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
    Standard Document Pre-CheckUp to 4 years5-7 business days$59.00$99.00$0.00$158.00
    stay
    Standard Document Pre-Check
    entries
    Up to 4 years
    Validity
    5-7 business days
    to get your visa
    $158.00
    price starts at
    France consulate average processing time is 14-21 business days

    Personal Visit

    required

    Appoinment

    required

    Biometrics

    required

    France tourist visas may be issued with a max stay of up to 90 days.
    The actual duration is at the discretion of the France Consulate.
    Expert in France visa services since 2003, VisaHQ is a private agency, not affiliated with the government of France. VisaHQ provides expediting services for visa to France and charges a service fee.
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    Frequently Asked Questions about France visa

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