Welcome to the web-site for France Visa Appointment and Passport Collection in
This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Nigerian
residents and Other Nationals residing mainly in northern part of Nigeria, who
wish to apply for a visa to travel to France.
For Prospective Applicants
If you wish to apply for a Short stay visa to France, kindly read the VISA
INFORMATION- ALL ABOUT VISAS
on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this site, you
will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce the chances
of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty submission of
Please click here for the checklist
Applicants are requested to read the following steps
carefully before submitting their application at the France visa appointment
|Step 1 :
||Applicant or representative of the applicant is required to visit
VFS Abuja appointment centre with original passport to get an appointment for
submission of their biometrics at The France Embassy.
|Step 2 :
||Applicant or representative of the applicant will pay the VFS fee N3800 and
Courier Fee N4500 (Optional Service) first at the bank implant branch present
at the VFS application centre. Bank will make entries of few basic necessary
datas and will generate three receipts in triplicate. Bank will handover
applicant’s copy and VFS copy to applicant.
|Step 3 :
||Applicant or representative of the applicant will come to VFS counter to get an
appointment. VFS will provide an appointment to the applicant or
representative. The applicant must visit the Embassy of France to submit their
application on the date of appointment with all documents as specified on the
check list (his/her biometrics data will be captured when applying). Please
note that any applicant below the age of 12yrs does not need to be present at
the Embassy of France on the date of the scheduled appointment.
|Step 4 :
||Applicant or Representative can come and collect passport from VFS Abuja center
after visa application is being processed at Embassy from 12.00 pm to
04.00pm.Representative, visiting VFS center to collect must carry prescribed
authority letter on behalf of the applicant. Applicant who choose to opt for
Courier service, their passport will be delivered at their doorstep.
If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the visa appointment
centre you can track your application here.
You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number
and your Date of Birth.