VISA

All participants should inquire on the visa for entering France and make the necessary arrangements to obtain it. Participants should consult the French official website for visa application to France: France Visas

Important

In all cases participants must have a passport with at least six months validity.

The participation at a conference is considered as a tourism purpose.

The information provided below is for informational purposes, please check its validity before your trip.

Please note that the visa cannot be granted upon arrival at the airport in France.

VISA APPLICATION

Please see below the information concerning:

1. Countries whose citizens do not require a visa to enter in France.

Passport holders from countries listed hereafter are not required to obtain a visa when entering in France for tourism purposes for a period not exceeding 90 days on each visit.

Country
 Country
Andorra
Antigua and Barbados
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Brazil (except for Guyana)
Brunei
Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

Chinese Taipei (The citizens from Chinese Taipei do not need a visa if they are holders of a passport bearing identity card number)
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea (Rep. of)
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao
Macedonia
Malaysia
Malta
Maurice
Mexico
Monaco
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Palau
Panama
Paraguay
Poland
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
The Netherlands
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Tuvalu
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela

Special case: Citizens of countries listed here below, do not require a visa to enter in France if they are holders of biometric passports only.

Country
 Country
Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Moldavia
Montenegro
Serbia
Ukraine

2. Countries whose citizens require a visa to enter in France and do not have a Consular representation in their country.

Countries whose citizens require a visa to enter in France and do not have a Consular representation in their country.

Country / Embassy of France
 Country  Embassy of France
AFGHANISTAN

French Consulate in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Visa Section

Diplomatic Enclave G5, GPO Box 1068 – Islamabad Pakistan

Tel : +92 51 201 14 14

Fax : +92 51 201 15 60

BELIZE

Embassy of France in Guatemala
5a. Avenida 8-59, zona 14 – Edificio COGEFAR – Ciudad de Guatemala
Tel: +(502) 24 21 73 70

E-mail : courrier@ambafrance-gt.org

Site internet : www.ambafrance-gt.org/

BOLIVIA The French visas are not issued at the Embassy of France in La Paz but they are issued at the Embassy of Spain in La Paz:
Avda. 6 de Agosto, 2827- La Paz. PO Box 282.
Tel : +(591-2) 243 35 18/ +(591-2) 243 44 26
E-mail : Emb.LaPaz@maec.es
BHUTAN Embassy of France in India
2/50-E Shantipath – Chanakyapuri – New Delhi 110 021
Tel: +91 11 43 19 61 00 – Fax: +91 11 4319 61 19
Site internet: http://in.ambafrance.org/-Ambassade-de-France-a-New-Delhi
ERITREA The French visas are not issued at the Embassy of France in Asmara but they are issued at the Italian Embassy.
Italian Embassy in Asmara
Via 171/1/171 n°1 P.O. Box 220
Tel: (+291) 1 12 01 60 / (+291) 1 12 02 13- Fax: (+291) 1 121 115
E-mail : ambasciata.asmara@esteri.it
FIDJI

Embassy of France in Vanuatu

La Casa d’Andrea e Luciano, 1st floor
Lini Highway
P.O.Box 60
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Tel : (+678) 28700 / (+678) 28701

LESOTHO

Embassy of France in South Africa
250 Melk Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181
Tel: + 27 (0) 12 425 1600 – Fax: +27 (0) 12 425 1609

E-mail : france@ambafrance-rsa.org

Site internet : https://za.ambafrance.org/

LIBYA Embassy of France in Tunisia
2, place de l’Indépendance Tunis, BP 493
Tel: +216 71 105 111
E-mail: courrier@consulfrance-tn.org
MALAWI

Embassy of France in Zimbabwe

3, Princess Drive, Harare

Tel : + [263] 867 700 7154

E-mail : web.harare@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Website: http://zw.ambafrance.org

MALDIVES

Embassy of France in Sri Lanka
89 Rosmead Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 (11) 263 94 00
E-mail: contact@ambafrance-lk.org

Website: https://lk.ambafrance.org/

MICRONESIA

 

Embassy of France in Philippines
16th floor Pacific Star Building, corner Gil Puyat & Makati av, 1200 Makati City, Philippines
Tel: +63 (2) 857 69 00
E-mail: admin-francais.manille-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Website: https://ph.ambafrance.org/

NAURU

 

Embassy of France in Fiji
Bag -Thomson Street, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 (3 31) 05 26

E-mail: contact@ambafrance-fj.org

Website: https://fj.ambafrance.org/

SALOMON

Embassy of France in Papua New Guinea
BSP Haus 6th floor, Harbour City PO Box 1155 – NCD 121 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Tel: +675 (3 21) 55 50

E-mail : info@ambafrance-pg.org

Website: https://pg.ambafrance.org/

SIERRA LEONE

Embassy of France in Guinea
Avenue du Commerce (Kaloum), BP 373 et 570, Conakry
Tel: +224 621 00 00 10

E-mail: ambafrance.conakry@diplomatie.gouv.fr

SOUTH SUDAN

The French visas are not issued at the Embassy of France in Juba, but they are issued at the Embassy of France in Kenya or Uganda
Embassy of France in Kenya
Barclays Plaza, 9th floor, Loita Street PO Box 41784 00100 Nairobi

Tel: +254 20 277 80 00
Website: http://ambafrance-ke.org

Embassy of France in Uganda
16, Lumumba Avenue P.O Box 7212 Kampala
Tel: +256 (414) 304 500 Fax: +256 (414) 304 520
E-mail: visas.kampala-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Website: http://www.ambafrance-ug.org/

ESWATINI

The diplomatic mission includes the entire territory of the state of Mozambique and the entire territory of the Kingdom of Eswatini.

Avenida Julius Nyerere 2361, Maputo
Tel: +258 (21) 48 46 00

E-mail: demandevisa.maputo-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Website: www.ambafrance-mz.org

IMPORTANT:

Please note that the visa cannot be granted upon arrival in France. 

If you need assistance with a Verbal Note from the OIE to support your Visa Application, kindly send us your request by e-mail to sg_secretariat@oie.int with the following information:

 

  • Full address and contact information of the embassy or consulate where you will submit your visa application;
  • A scanned copy of your passport.

3. Countries whose citizens require a visa to enter in France, that have a French Embassy or Consulate representation in its Territory.

If your country is not included in the lists indicated above, you shall contact the local Embassy or consular representation and start the visa application process as soon as possible.

IMPORTANT:

Please note that the visa cannot be granted upon arrival in France. 

If you need assistance with a Verbal Note from the OIE to support your Visa Application, kindly send us your request by e-mail to sg_secretariat@oie.int with the following information:

 

  • Full address and contact information of the embassy or consulate where you will submit your visa application;
  • A scanned copy of your passport.

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