Apply forVISA to France
Applicants are requested to read the following steps carefully before submitting their application at the France visa application center, Lagos.
Applicants are required to submit their applications personally or through a representative with proper prescribed authority letter at the VFS France Visa Application centre in Lagos.
Make a clear copy of all the original documents, previous UK, US, Canada, Japan and Schengen visas and three clear copies of passport data page.
Complete the visa application form. You can download the application form from our website.
Pay your visa application fee and service fee at the Sterling Bank teller counter at the Visa Application Centre.
Along with your application form and documents mentioned on this site you can come to our application centre or send your representative with prescribed authority letter at the visa 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)
Especially for collecting a passport on behalf, a prescribed authority letter (As Given) to be produced at VFS France Visa Application Centre.The print can be taken of this letter after being downloaded and can fill in.
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.
After applying at VFS centre, Applicants need to visit the Consulate General of France, Lagos for Interview and biometric. The biometrics appointment date at the consulate may vary from 1 to 3 working days after their file submission at VFS. The interview time will be scheduled at VFS centre only.
Please note that the 10 days processing time will only begin after you arrived at the Consulate for your biometrics