Isabelle Paris/ May 11, 2018/ Short stay visa, Visa France App news/ 0 comments

The visit of France is by nature accessible to every European or by foreigners having a Visa. A short stay Visa gives you access to all countries in the Schengen area, the following 26 countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. Nevertheless, according to your nationality and the type of your passport, you can be exempted from Visa

Characteristics of the short stay Visa of movement

This Visa is intended for the professionals going in the Schengen area for their work. It authorizes a period of stay from 1 to 90 days all the half-years and this over a period being able to go from 1 to 3 years. That’s it is possible to enter several times on the territory with a single Visa.

You can make several professional business with a single Visa, and that for 3 years…

For any additional information on the professional Visas of movement for France, download the Visa France application.

Supporting documents requested

To make your Visa application, it will be necessary to you to complete a form available on the Visa France application or via the embassy or the French consulate of your country. Besides the form, some supporting documents will be asked you in a precise order. The presented documents have to be originals, accompanied by a complete game of photocopies. Furthermore, they have to be in frenh or with an officialy translation in this language.

You have to bring together all the basic documents as in any Visa application. There is 7 and two of them vary according to your status. You will need among others : the request form of Visa, your passport or still an accommodation certificate in France. The complete list of the wanted documents is available on the Visa France application

For any additional information on the professional Visas of movement for France, download the Visa France application.

Deposit of the request

The treatment of Visa applications was outsourced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 14 countries, namely: Algeria, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Gabon, Indonesia, Lebanon, Madagascar, Morocco, Thailand, Tunisia, Great Britain, Uzbekistan or Vietnam. If you are a member of one of these countries, it will be necessary to you to create an account at the following address: You can, with this web site, check the progress of your file stage by stage.

According to your embassy or your consulate, the precess to be followed can differ, it is thus simpler to call them directly or to go at the organisation. You can inquire about the relative regulations in Visas of entrance and stay in France on the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. And you can spot all the embassies or the consulates on the map of the French embassies

Delivery and refusal

Some Visa applications can be refused with a motivation or if it endangered the state security. You know about the refusal of your Visa by mail or by a physical delivery. But it also happens that the refusal is implicit beyond a lapse of two months without answers in response to your request.

If your Visa is given, you will receive an answer by phone or an email and the deadlines can go from one to two months depending of your country…

For any additional information on the professional Visas of movement for France, download the Visa France application.

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