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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
Brazil (except for Guyana)
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
Germany
Greece
Grenadine Islands
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
Panama
Paraguay
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan (passports with identity card number ont)
The Netherlands
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vanuatu
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*
Montenegro*
Serbia*


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
E-mail: info@ambafrance-sv.org

Website : www.ambafrance-sv.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 2117820 Fax: +91 11 4319 61 19
E-mail: Emb.LaPaz@maec.es

BHUTAèN

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
Website: http://ambafrance-in.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
E-mail : 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
E-mail: France@ambafrance-rsa.org

LIBYA

Embassy of France in Tunisia
2, place de l’Indépendance Tunis, BP 493
Tel: +216 31 31 51 11
E-mail: courrier@consulfrance-tunis.org

MALAWI

Embassy of France in Zimbabwe

3, Princess Drive Harare

Tel : +263 4 776 313
Website: http://ambafrance-zw.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

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: visas.manille-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr

NAURU

 

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

Website: www.ambafrance-fj.org

SALOMON

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

E-mail : info@ambafrance-pg.org

SIERRA LEONE

Embassy of France in Guinea
Avenue du Commerce, BP 373 et 570, Conakry, Guinea.
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-kz.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/

TUVALU

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

Website: www.ambafrance-fj.org

SWAZILAND

Diplomatique mission in Mozambique

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

www.ambafrance-mz.org


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