Welcome to the web-site for France Visa Application Centre in Nigeria.
This site provides information on procedures applicable to all Nigerian
residents, nationals of all Overseas French Territories and Other Nationals
residing in Nigeria, who wish to apply for a visa to travel to France, or to
the Netherlands, or to Lithuania.
For Prospective Applicants
If you wish to apply for a temporary visa to France, to the Netherlands or to
Lithuania kindly read the information 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 documents.
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||Applicants are advised not to apply more than 4 months in advance.
Applicants are advised to submit the most current three (3) months bank
statement updated at least 15 days before application
Applicants are requested to read the following steps carefully before
submitting their application at the France visa application center, Lagos.
|Step 1 :
||Applicants are required to submit their applications personally at
the VFS France Visa Application centre in Lagos.
|Step 2 :
||Make a clear copy of all the original documents, valid UK, US,
Canada, Japan and last Schengen visas and two clear copies of
passport data page.
|Step 3 :
||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 for your 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
Sterling 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 AM to 1.00 PM (Monday - Friday, except the holidays observed by
the France Consulate General 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, Netherland or Lithuania 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.
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.
If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the visa application
centre you can track your application here.
You can track your application by entering your Receipt Number
and your Date of Birth.
Please click here