IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to France. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of France
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of France directly.
To apply for a travel visa to France requires the following documents:
Original, signed India passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport Photo: 2 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 surcharge associated with this service.
Original Proof of Status. Original Proof of Residency in Ireland (stamped in passport or residence permit card) valid for a minimum of 3 months from departure date from France.
Itinerary. Copy of itinerary showing exact dates of travel from airline or travel agent. Please note that the number of entries on your visa will be based upon your itinerary.
Documents for Spouse Visa. The following documents are required for spouses of EU nationals:
-Original passports of both the applicant and their EU Spouse along with a copy of each.
-Original Marriage certificate; if the document is not in English it must be translated and legalised by the Foreign Office or Embassy of the country of issue.
- Itinerary. Copy of itinerary showing exact dates of travel from airline or travel agent. Please note that the number of entries on your visa will be based upon your itinerary.
- Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations.
Travel Insurance. Letter on company letterhead from Health Insurance Company indicating the coverage plan for the applicant, specifically stating that the applicant will be covered while traveling internationally and indicating the validity of this coverage (with a minimum medical coverage of GBP 22,000).
Employment Letter. An original letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. The Employment Letter must be addressed to France High Commission If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations including name of the applicant, name and address of the hotel, duration of stay.
Pay Slips. Originals and copies of the last three months pay slips or salary attestation.
Bank Statements. Original bank statements from the past 3 months and a copy of these statements (no online statements accepted). The most recent statement should show evidence of sufficient funds for travel, £55 per day minimum for your stay.
Old Passport. Please provide passports, if the applicant is in possession of one or more previous passports.
Embassy of France in the Ireland offers visa processing of 15 business days.