This is how to apply for France visa in Nigeria. Nigerians travelling to France whether to go and see Paris and live in France or for Business purposes, transiting, studies, visiting or research in French language and culture, medical tourism or family reunion a visa is a prerequisite to enter.
The following are the procedure in processing the France visas in Nigeria :
1 The foremost thing is to download the France application form online.
2. Applicants should know that the form is free but they must use the most updated Web browser to access the website.
3. Print out the hard copy
3. Carefully fill or complete the online visa application form.
4. Applicants must print out the bar code generated along with the form.
5. He must download a mandatory questionnaire for the application and bring it along to the Centre.
6. Submit yourself for biometric figure print formality at the visa application centre
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR YOUR VISA APPLICATION
Besides, the completed visa application form and the attachment above the applicant should provide the following supporting documents
1. An International passport with at least 6 months validity and unused visa pages.
2. Photocopy of the data page of his passport
3. Two recently acquired passport-sized photographs.
4. Photocopies of all previous visas in your passport.
5. Travel health insurance, minimum of €30,000 covering all the Schengen area
6. His three months Bank statement of account was duly signed by the Bank.
7. Basic travelling allowance sufficient to cover his entire stay in France.
8. Confirmed airline booking indicating your arrival and departure dates in France.
9. Confirmed hotel reservation covering your period of stay in France.
10. Confirmation of status: A married woman must produce a marriage certificate, A father visiting his son must produce a birth certificate, vice versa.
11. Invitation letter. If the visa applicant is invited by a friend or organisation, an original letter from the person (in France) must be attached.
12. If he is employed, a letter of introduction and evidence of leave must be produced from the employer.
13. An employee should also produce evidence of Income-tax return.
14. An underage person travelling alone or accompany parents must submit a letter of consent from both parents and attached the photocopy of the data page of their passports or the national identity cards duly signed and sealed by a notary public.
15. Applicants for a student visa or visa for a stay above 90 days must attend a preliminary interview at CAMPUS France before they submit their visa application at VFSGLOBAL
ADDRESS OF THE VENUE OF THE INTERVIEW
- Alliance Francaise Lagos,
No 239, Herbert Macaulay Way,
- Telephone 081 4240 2334
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
STILL ON HOW TO APPLY FOR FRANCE VISA IN NIGERIA
After the collation of all the required documents, you’re to submit them personally at the France Visa Application Centre.
Please note the following points before the submission:
1. Be sure you submit your application well ahead of time, at least 3 working weeks before your scheduled travel.
2. Be sure all the required documents are completed and genuine.
3. Be sure the completed visa application form is duly signed before handing it over.
4. Pay the required visa application fee at the VFSGLOBAL Centre.
5. Note that the fee is non-refundable.
6. All the documents you’re submitting must come with a set of photocopies.
ADDRESS OF THE FRANCE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE IN NIGERIA
- VFS Global,
Plot 110, Manor House,
Admiral Ayinla Way,
Opposite Treasure Garden Estate,
3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway,
Lekki Phase 1
COLLECTION OF PASSPORT AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS.
Finally, all Visa applicants should know that collection of their treated passports and other documents must be done personally, it’s is not allowed to send another person to do it for you. However, a Corporate body or Government agency can send their accredited representative. A parent or guardian can collect on behalf of a minor.
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