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Step 1
Applicants are required to submit their applications personally at the VFS France Visa Application Centre in Abuja.

Step 2
Make a clear copy of all the original documents, Make a clear colour portrait copies of last two US, UK, Canada, Japan , any Schengen visa and two clear colour portrait copies of passport data page.

Step 3
Ensure you use the most updated or the latest web browser while accessing the website or while filling the online form.
Complete the visa application form in capital letters and ensure that all fields are properly filled. You are advised to use the prescribed application form and all visa applicants will personally sign their duly completed form at the counter on the day of submission at the VFS Centre. Click here to fill application form online and print from our website.

Step 4
Pay your visa application fee and service fee at the Bank teller counter at the Visa Application Centre.

Step 5
Along with your application form and documents mentioned on this site you can come to our application centre between 08:00 to 14:00 (Monday - Friday, except the holidays observed by the France Embassy and Federal Government of Nigeria)

Applicants below the age of 18 years must provide the following documents:
a copy of birth certificate;
A consent letter from Parents
Passport copy of the parent issuing letter of consent is to be provided, otherwise National identity card

Visa application for European spouses:
With effect from 11 November 2014, all European spouses desiring to apply for France visa for the purpose of short term visit will submit their application at the VFS Application Centre and must include these documents amongst others;
* Copy of spouse passport data page.
* Copy of marriage certificate duly legalized by their country.

Please Note: that all Applicants have to come in person for collection of documents/passports. It is not possible for a third party to collect the documents on behalf of an applicant, except in the following cases:
A parent collecting for a dependent child
One member of a family group collecting the passports for the whole family, if applied together
Federal Government Ministry representatives
Approved Corporate company representative, approved by the Embassy and the company’s authorized signatories with a letter of permission and a photograph.

If you want a representative to collect your passport on your behalf, please request for an authority letter at the submission counter while submitting your document or you can download one and bring it to VFS center for endorsement during submission only.
Note:-Only Authority letter endorsed and issued at the VFS center will be entertained to give the passport to a representative
Please be informed, VFS can refuse to handover the passport to a representative if the authority letter is not produced as per the prescribed format.

Step 6
After applying at VFS center, Applicants need to enroll their biometrics at VFS. A receipt will be issued for the biometrics.