• New Measure in support of tourism

    6 December 2016

    New Measure in support of tourism

    Tourism accounts for 7.5% of national wealth and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development has released a new plan worth €42.7 million.

  • Studies in France

    2 November 2016

    Studies in France

    Do I need a visa? How to apply for a student visa?

    STEP 1: Register and obtain an “attestation” from Campus France}}

    STEP 2: Once you complied with Campus France requirements, please make an appointment online on this website

  • Do I need a visa ?

    14 March 2016

    Do I need a visa ?

    There are several categories of visa. The visa will depend on the type of travel document, nationality, length (more or less than 90 days) and place of stay (Schengen Area or French overseas). The followings rules apply for holders of regular passports. Holders of Refugee travel document and Re-entry permit are submitted to visa, whatever the duration or place of their stay. 1. Short-stay (...)

  • Promoting Economic Migration

    17 March 2015

    Promoting Economic Migration

    Getting information on regulations concerning recruiting foreign workers or managing labor migration.

     

    Find out more about legal information and procedures.

  • Short stay visa (Schengen visa)

    17 March 2015

    Short stay visa (Schengen visa)

    A Schengen short stay visa, also called type "C" visa, is a visa intended for visitors in Europe (up to 90 days by any 180 day period) valid for the 26 States member of the Schengen agreement.

    News

    • In case of inclement weather

      21 March 2017

      In case of inclement weather

      In case of inclement weather in Washington D.C. and surrounding areas, Visa offices can be closed and all appointments canceled.
      Please refer to this website for the latest (...)

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    • Do I need a visa ?

      14 March 2016

      Do I need a visa ?

      There are several categories of visa. The visa will depend on the type of travel document, nationality, length (more or less than 90 days) and place of stay (Schengen Area or French overseas). The followings rules apply for (...)

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    • Short stay visa (Schengen visa)

      17 March 2015

      Short stay visa (Schengen visa)

      A Schengen short stay visa, also called type "C" visa, is a visa intended for visitors in Europe (up to 90 days by any 180 day period) valid for the 26 States member of the Schengen agreement.

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    • Fingerprinting, What changes

      16 March 2015

      Fingerprinting, What changes

      As from May 15th, 2014 applicants are required to provide their biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph) by a simple procedure.

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    • France, the world's leading tourist destination

      18 October 2013

      France, the world’s leading tourist destination

      83 million tourists, 7% of French GDP

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