Visa

Please see below the information concerning :
1- Countries whose citizens do NOT need a visa to enter in France
2- Countries whose citizens require a visa to enter in France and NOT have a Consular representation in their country
3- Countries whose citizens need a visa to enter in France

  IMPORTANT: All participants must possess a passport with at least six month validity.
NB: the participation at a conference is considered as a tourism purpose

1. Countries whose citizens don’t 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
Andorra
Antigua et Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Barbados
Belgium
Bolivia
Brazil (except for Guyana)
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Korea (Rep. of)
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao
Malaysia
Malta
Maurice
Mexico
Monaco
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Norway
Panama
Paraguay
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan (passports with identity card number ont)
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela
Special cases
Citizens of countries here below listed, will not require a visa to enter in France if they are holders of biometric passports only.
Country
Albania*
Bosnia and Herzegovina*
Macedonia*
Montenegro*
Serbia*
Citizens from Taiwan will not be requested to have a visa if they hold passports with identity card number on it.

2. Countries whose citizens require a visa to enter in France and NOT have a Consular representation in their country
If your country is listed in the left column here below, you must contact the Embassy of France at the address show on the right column.
Country Embassy of Franc address

BELIZE

Embassy of France in Salvador
1a Calle Poniente 3718, Colonia Escalón, San Salvador, Apartado postal 474 San Salvador, Salvador
Tel: +503 (25) 21 90 00

ERITREA

The French visas are not issued at the Embassy of France in Asmara but they are issued at the Italian Embassy.
Coordinates of the 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
ambasciata.asmara@esteri.it

LESOTHO

Embassy of France in South Africa
250 Melk Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa
Tel : +27 (0 12) 42 51 600

MALAWI

Embassy of France in Zambia
Mpile building, 74 Independence avenue, PO Box 30062, 10101 Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: 260 (21) 1 25 13 22

MALDIVES

Embassy of France in Sri Lanka
89 Rosmead Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 (11) 263 94 00

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
NAURU

 

Embassy of France in Fiji
Dominion House, 7th floor, Thomson Street, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 (3 31) 05 26

PALAU

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
chancellerie.ambafrance.manille@gmail.com

SALOMON

Embassy of France in Papua New Guinea
Defens Haus 6th floor, Hunter Street, PO Box 1155, Papua New Guinea
Tel: +675 (3 21) 55 50

SAMOA

Embassy of France in New Zealand Sovereign Building, 34-42 Manners Street, Wellington 6142, New Zealand
Tel : +64 (4) 384 25 55

SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

Embassy of France in St. Lucia Nelson Mandela Drive, Vigie, Castries, Saint Lucia (WI),GPO Private Box 937, Castries (St. Lucia).

SIERRA LEONE

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

EAST TIMOR

Embassy of France in Indonesia
Menara BCA – 40th floor, Jl. MH. Thamrin n°1, Jakarta Pusat 10310, Indonesia
Tel: +62 (21) 23 55 76 00

TONGA

Embassy of France in Fiji
Dominion House, 7th floor, Thomson Street, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 (3 31) 05 26

TUVALU

Embassy of France in Fiji
Dominion House, 7th floor, Thomson Street, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 (3 31) 05 26
SWAZILAND

 

Diplomatique mission in Mozambique Avenida Julius Nyerere
2361 Maputo
Tel :+258 (21) 48 46 00
Please note that the Visa cannot be granted upon arrival at the airport in Paris.
If you need assistance with a verbal note from OIE to support your Visa Application, kindly send us your request by e-mail to sg_registration@oie.int with the following information :
    - Full address and contact information of the embassy or consulate where you will apply for visa
    - A scan of your passport

3. Countries whose citizens require a visa to entering in France
If your country is NOT included in the lists indicated above, we suggest you to contact the local Embassy or consular representation and start the application process for a Visa (request an appointment at the Embassy, list of required documents etc.) as soon as possible.
Please note that the Visa cannot be granted upon arrival at the airport in Paris.
If you need assistance with a verbal note from OIE to support your Visa Application, kindly send us your request by e-mail to sg_registration@oie.int with the following information:
  • Full address and contact information of the embassy or consulate where you will apply for visa
  • A scan of your passport