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FRANCE
Visa Country FRANCE
Address 2/50-E, Shantipath, New Delhi.
Tel : 43196100
Fax : 43196119
Email : webmaster@ambafrance-in.org
www.vfs-france.co.in
Business
  • Valid passport must not be older than 10 years also it must be valid for at least THREE MONTHS longer than the intended stay. The passport must also have at least TWO BLANK PAGES to affix the visa and should be along with all old passport booklets. Handwritten passports, Passports with observation and passports of 20 year validity are NOT acceptable.
  • 1 Form to be filled and duly signed at two places(column #37 and in last) by the passenger in his own handwriting only.
  • Undertaking form.
  • Applicant mobile number and Email id.
  • 2 Photograph in matt finish should be latest with 80% face coverage and white background (3.5mm x 4.5mm).
  • Photocpy of valid USA, UK and Previous Schengen Visa
  • Covering letter (addressed to Embassy of France) on Business Letterhead with mentioning duration of visit, purpose of visit, expenses clause .
  • Personal Cover letter to The Visa Officer, Embassy of France Letterhead with mentioning duration of visit, purpose of visit, expenses clause .
    - Personal Covering Letters should have an instruction to dispatch the passports to the below mentioned address after visa approval.
    - Please courier my passport to the following address:- Pax Name: __________ Address: H-31, IIIrd Floor, Bali Nagar, New Delhi – 110015
  • Invitation from French company
  • Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
  • Return Confirmed ticket, covering all the sectors
  • Confirmed Hotel as per the ticket (with hotel Name, Address, Telephone no and Email. Id)
  • 3 months updated Personal bank statement.
  • 3 months updated Company bank statement.
  • Personal Income Tax Return for Last 3 years.
  • Copy of Company Registration Certificate of Indian Company.
  • Occupation proof
    - In case of Employee -Proof of employment(employment certificate/NOC)and Pay slip of last 3 months.
    - In case applicant is the proprietor / owner of the company-,Cover letter on companies letter head ,company’s Original 3 month’s bank statement (with bank seal and signature), proof of paid income tax (for 3 years), company memo, partnership deal, establishment license or proprietorship etc are required.
    - If the applicant is sponsored - proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation by completing a national form of the Schengen State concerned (seethe website of the Member State of destination)
    - If the applicant is retired- Proof of retirement, pension statements for the last three months; - proof of regular income generated by ownership of property or business.
  • For applicants going on training purposes, the invitee organization has to get a clearance from the DDTEFP department of the French ministry in France and photocopy of the DDTEFP has to be attached with the covering letter from the invitee.
  • Authority letter on letter head/blank sheet from pax authorising ________ / _______ /_______ to submit and collect the documents on his behalf.
  • BIOMETRIC MANDATORY for all Applicants w.e.f. 02-Nov-2015. (Please see instructions below)

NOTE:

1.The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents and/or for a personal interview.

2. All Schengen Embassies have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa

3. Photo Appearance : The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. The face should cover about 70-80 percent of the photo area. The photograph MUST be in color and have only a white background. Photos with dark busy or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted In general the applicants head including both face and hair should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed. Sunglasses or other wear which detracts from the face are not acceptable unless required for medical reasons an eye patch, for example. A photograph depicting a person wearing a traditional facemask or veil that does not permit adequate identification is not acceptable.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIOMETRIC:

From 20 January 2014 onwards, the procedure for obtaining an authorization for a visa regarding a work permit has to be initiated by the prospective employer through the channel of the competent cantonal authorities in Switzerland. They will thereafter examine directly the request.

Embassy have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa.

From 2nd November 2015, Biometric is mandatory which will be valid for 59 months. Personal appearance for visa application submission is mandatory for every traveler after 2nd November. Applicants who have undertaken the biometric after 2nd November, are NOT required to go for biometric again for next 59 months and SHIVAM ADVENTURES SHALL BE SUBMITTING AND COLLECTING THEIR CASES.

Shivam Adventures provides very premium services for Schengen as listed below:-

  • Appointment Taking
  • Documentation Assistance and Scrutiny
  • Visa Fee Preparation
  • Meet and Assist For Biometric
  • Submission
  • Collection
  • Dispatch of Passports

Kindly note that in case of any shortcoming in visa form or documents, the applicants would be asked to take a fresh appointment and visit again. Hence, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TAKING EXPERT SERVICE OF SHIVAM ADVENTURES TO AVOID ANY SUCH HASSLE OR RE-VISIT FOR VISA SUBMISSION.

Please do send us your passports and documents at least 2 days in advance so that we may check documents, take the appointment and prepare the documentation for visa submission.

Following travellers are exempted from Biometric
Children under 12 years of age
Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments (with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

Biometric will be valid for a period of 59 months, hence, the travelers who have undergone biometric for Schengen country after 2nd November 2015, will NOT NEED to undergo biometric for their next Schengen travel in next 59 months.

SHIVAM ADVENTURES SHALL BE SUBMITTING AND COLLECTING THEIR VISAS WITHOUT PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF THE APPLICANTS.

Medical Requirements Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
Fees Short stay/Transit Rs. 4350/- (Adult).
Short stay/Transit Rs.2540/- (Child).

VFS charges of Rs.1900/- (payable in cash).
Time Taken 4 To 5 Working Days
Submission Monday to Friday
Collection Monday to Friday
Visa Section Working Day Monday to Friday
Appointment for visa submission to be taken through VFS web site.
FRANCE
Visa Country FRANCE
Address 2/50-E, Shantipath, New Delhi.
Tel : 43196100
Fax : 43196119
Email : webmaster@ambafrance-in.org
www.vfs-france.co.in
Tourist
  • Valid passport must not be older than 10 years also it must be valid for at least THREE MONTHS longer than the intended stay. The passport must also have at least TWO BLANK PAGES to affix the visa and should be along with all old passport booklets. Handwritten passports, Passports with observation and passports of 20 year validity are NOT acceptable
  • 1 Form to be filled and duly signed at two places (column #37 and in last) by the passenger in his own handwriting only.
  • Undertaking form.
  • Applicant mobile number and Email id.
  • 2 Photograph in matt finish should be latest with 80% face coverage and white background (3.5mm x 4.5mm).
  • Photocpy of valid USA, UK and Previous Schengen Visa
  • Personal Cover letter to The Visa Officer, Embassy of France Letterhead with mentioning duration of visit, purpose of visit, expenses clause .
    - Personal Covering Letters should have an instruction to dispatch the passports to the below mentioned address after visa approval.
    - Please courier my passport to the following address:- Pax Name: __________ Address: H-31, IIIrd Floor, Bali Nagar, New Delhi – 110015
  • Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
  • Tour itinerary /Day to day Itinerary
  • Return Confirmed ticket, covering all the sectors
  • Confirmed Hotel as per the ticket (with hotel Name, Address, Telephone no and Email. Id)
  • 3 months updated Personal bank statement.
  • Personal Income Tax Return for Last 3 years.
  • Occupation proof
    - In case of Employee -Proof of employment(employment certificate/NOC)and Pay slip of last 3 months.
    - In case applicant is the proprietor / owner of the company-,Cover letter on companies letter head ,company’s Original 3 month’s bank statement (with bank seal and signature), proof of paid income tax (for 3 years), company memo, partnership deal, establishment license or proprietorship etc are required.
    - If the applicant is sponsored - proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation by completing a national form of the Schengen State concerned (seethe website of the Member State of destination)
    - If the applicant is retired- Proof of retirement, pension statements for the last three months; - proof of regular income generated by ownership of property or business.
  • If applicant is travelling for honeymoon then Marriage certificate or Marriage Card and Engagement /Marriage photographs are required.
  • If minor is accompanied by one parent/travelling alone shall provide aNOTARIZED NOC from other/both parents with their passport copy.
  • Authority letter on letter head/blank sheet from pax authorising ________ / _______ /_______ to submit and collect the documents on his behalf.
  • BIOMETRIC MANDATORY for all Applicants w.e.f. 02-Nov-2015. (Please see instructions below)

NOTE:

1.The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents and/or for a personal interview.

2. All Schengen Embassies have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa

3. Photo Appearance : The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. The face should cover about 70-80 percent of the photo area. The photograph MUST be in color and have only a white background. Photos with dark busy or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted In general the applicants head including both face and hair should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed. Sunglasses or other wear which detracts from the face are not acceptable unless required for medical reasons an eye patch, for example.
A photograph depicting a person wearing a traditional facemask or veil that does not permit adequate identification is not acceptable.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIOMETRIC:

From 20 January 2014 onwards, the procedure for obtaining an authorization for a visa regarding a work permit has to be initiated by the prospective employer through the channel of the competent cantonal authorities in Switzerland. They will thereafter examine directly the request.

Embassy have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa.

From 2nd November 2015, Biometric is mandatory which will be valid for 59 months. Personal appearance for visa application submission is mandatory for every traveler after 2nd November. Applicants who have undertaken the biometric after 2nd November, are NOT required to go for biometric again for next 59 months and SHIVAM ADVENTURES SHALL BE SUBMITTING AND COLLECTING THEIR CASES.

Shivam Adventures provides very premium services for Schengen as listed below:-

  • Appointment Taking
  • Documentation Assistance and Scrutiny
  • Visa Fee Preparation
  • Meet and Assist For Biometric
  • Submission
  • Collection
  • Dispatch of Passports

Kindly note that in case of any shortcoming in visa form or documents, the applicants would be asked to take a fresh appointment and visit again. Hence, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TAKING EXPERT SERVICE OF SHIVAM ADVENTURES TO AVOID ANY SUCH HASSLE OR RE-VISIT FOR VISA SUBMISSION.

Please do send us your passports and documents at least 2 days in advance so that we may check documents, take the appointment and prepare the documentation for visa submission.

Following travellers are exempted from Biometric
Children under 12 years of age
Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments (with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

Biometric will be valid for a period of 59 months, hence, the travelers who have undergone biometric for Schengen country after 2nd November 2015, will NOT NEED to undergo biometric for their next Schengen travel in next 59 months.

SHIVAM ADVENTURES SHALL BE SUBMITTING AND COLLECTING THEIR VISAS WITHOUT PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF THE APPLICANTS.

Medical Requirements Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
Fees Short stay/Transit Rs. 4290/- (Adult).
Short stay/Transit Rs.2500/- (Child).

VFS charges of Rs.1860/- (payable in cash).
Time Taken 4 To 5 Working Days
Submission Monday to Friday
Collection Monday to Friday
Visa Section Working Day Monday to Friday
Gen Req Photo Appearance:
The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly
The face should cover about 70-80 percent of the photo area
The photograph MUST be in color and have only a white or light background. Photos with dark busy or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted
In general the applicants head including both face and hair should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed
Sunglasses or other wear which detracts from the face are not acceptable unless required for medical reasons an eye patch, for example.
A photograph depicting a person wearing a traditional facemask or veil that does not permit adequate identification is not acceptable
Appointment for visa submission to be taken through VFS web site.
FRANCE
Visa Country FRANCE
Address 2/50-E, Shantipath, New Delhi.
Tel : 43196100
Fax : 43196119
Email : webmaster@ambafrance-in.org
www.vfs-france.co.in
Work
  • Valid passport must not be older than 10 years also it must be valid for at least THREE MONTHS longer than the intended stay. The passport must also have at least TWO BLANK PAGES to affix the visa and should be along with all old passport booklets. Handwritten passports, Passports with observation and passports of 20 year validity are NOT acceptable.
  • 1 Visa application form duly filled in and signed (photocopy can be used).
  • Two recent passport size color photographs, 3.5 x 4.5 CM (80% of the face should be visible without border and taken against a light background with matt or semi matt finish.
  • The Applicants Employer in France has to make an Application at the Office Des Migrations Internationals (Omi - Office of Population and Migration) for an Employment Contract. This organization is represented in each French Department. It will examine the Application and get in Touch Directly with the French Consulate under which the Applicant comes. The consulate in turn will summon the Applicant for issuing the Visa.
  • Covering letter (addressed to Embassy of France) from the applicant on companies letter head stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit. This covering letter needs to have company stamp as well.
  • Original Employment Contract to be arranged by the counterpart French Company.
  • Brief Company Profile.
  • Stay Confirmation.
  • Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
  • Confirmed One Way air ticket.
  • IT papers for the last three years.
  • Bank statement for the last 3 months.
  • Authority letter on letter head/blank sheet from pax authorizing Mr Pavan / Jagdish /Vasudevan of Jetsave to submit and collect the documents on his behalf
  • BIOMETRIC MANDATORY for all Applicants w.e.f. 02-Nov-2015. (Please see instructions below)

NOTE:

1.In covering letter, please ensure to mention an instruction to dispatch the passports to the below mentioned address after visa approval.

Write-up on both the cover letter should be like as mentioned below:-

Please courier my passport to the following address:-
Pax Name: ___________________
Address: H-31, IIIrd Floor, Bali Nagar, New Delhi – 1100158

2. Embassy have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa.

3.The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents and/or for a personal interview

4. Photo Appearance : The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly. The face should cover about 70-80 percent of the photo area. The photograph MUST be in color and have only a white background. Photos with dark busy or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted In general the applicants head including both face and hair should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed. Sunglasses or other wear which detracts from the face are not acceptable unless required for medical reasons an eye patch, for example. A photograph depicting a person wearing a traditional facemask or veil that does not permit adequate identification is not acceptable.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIOMETRIC:

From 20 January 2014 onwards, the procedure for obtaining an authorization for a visa regarding a work permit has to be initiated by the prospective employer through the channel of the competent cantonal authorities in Switzerland. They will thereafter examine directly the request.

Embassy have stopped accepting the passports which are handwritten or have any observation on the front data page Hence, all such passport holders are requested to get a fresh passport booklet to apply for Visa.

From 2nd November 2015, Biometric is mandatory which will be valid for 59 months. Personal appearance for visa application submission is mandatory for every traveler after 2nd November. Applicants who have undertaken the biometric after 2nd November, are NOT required to go for biometric again for next 59 months and SHIVAM ADVENTURES SHALL BE SUBMITTING AND COLLECTING THEIR CASES.

Shivam Adventures provides very premium services for Schengen as listed below:-

  • Appointment Taking
  • Documentation Assistance and Scrutiny
  • Visa Fee Preparation
  • Meet and Assist For Biometric
  • Submission
  • Collection
  • Dispatch of Passports

Kindly note that in case of any shortcoming in visa form or documents, the applicants would be asked to take a fresh appointment and visit again. Hence, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TAKING EXPERT SERVICE OF SHIVAM ADVENTURES TO AVOID ANY SUCH HASSLE OR RE-VISIT FOR VISA SUBMISSION.

Please do send us your passports and documents at least 2 days in advance so that we may check documents, take the appointment and prepare the documentation for visa submission.

Following travellers are exempted from Biometric
Children under 12 years of age
Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments (with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

Biometric will be valid for a period of 59 months, hence, the travelers who have undergone biometric for Schengen country after 2nd November 2015, will NOT NEED to undergo biometric for their next Schengen travel in next 59 months.

Medical Requirements Travel Insurance as per Schengen specification, matching with ticket dates with risk coverage of Euro 30,000. For downloading the list of Approved Insurance Companies and detailed information on Travel Insurance please visit our visa forms section of our website.
Fees Rs. 7080/-
VFS charges of Rs. 1880/- (payable in cash).
Time Taken Min 10 working days.
Submission As per interview schedule.
Submission Time 9:30am to 11:00pm
Collection Monday to Friday
Collection Time 02:00pm To 04:00pm