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VISA SECTION ACTIVITY:

THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE RESUMED ISSUANCE OF VISAS.
People wishing to apply for a visa must make an appointment online.

Important:
A visa does not guarantee entry into France. All travellers are responsible for verifying the travel restrictions in place before applying for a visa.
All information on vaccines and travel restrictions is available on the website of the Ministry of the Interior (here)

Exceptions :

- Students :
Students are not concerned by online appointments. The visa application procedure is unchanged (here) ; after registering with the cultural attaché, the visa section will contact them directly.

- Family reunification Ofii and Ofpra :
Families concerned by these procedures cannot make appointments online ; no application could be accepted.
The visa section will give families an appointment directly through email. (here ofii and ofpra procedures)

For urgent and specific requests, please contact the visa section at the following address: visas.dacca-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

VISA FOR AUSTRIA, CZECH REPUBLIC AND PORTUGAL

- Austria: Visas for Austria are issued only for professional reason. Applicants should consult the website below before applying for a visa. NO TOURIST VISA

Entry into Austria and pre-travel clearance : https://www.oesterreich.gv.at/en/themen/coronavirus_in_oesterreich/pre-travel-clearance.html
Measures in Austria concerning the new coronavirus (COVID-19) : https://www.sozialministerium.at/en/Coronavirus/New-coronavirus-(COVID-19).html

- Portugal: Visas for Portugal are now issued. Applicants should check travel restrictions for Portugal before submitting their application.

- Czech Republic: Visas for Czech Republic can only be issued after the agreement of the Czech authorities. Each applicant must contact the Embassy of Czech Republic in New-Delhi before applying at the French Embassy.

Family reunification OFII

Families are contacted directly by the Embassy depending on the prefecture’s approval date.OFII procedure
Due to the large number of applications and the health situation that slows the activity of the visa section, you should expect a long wait to get an appointment. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Families whose agreement of the prefecture was obtained in August 2020, as well as those contacted previously and who missed their appointment will be convened for an interview.

Family reunification OFPRA

Families are contacted directly by the Embassy depending on registration dates. OFPRA Procedure
Due to the large number of applications and the health situation that slows the activity of the visa section, you should expect a long wait to get an appointment. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Families who registered in 2020 are contacted to submit their application.
The 49-2020 to 60-2020 files will soon be processed.

Dernière modification : 28/11/2021

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