Due to the important increase of visa applications deposited for the Consulate of France, the deadlines of instruction of your file could set up till two months or more. Thank you for planning an extension being enough for putting down your application before date planned for your departure.
This is to inform all visa Applicants that after applying at VFS, you will have your biometrics enrolled at the French Consulate the next working day at No. 1 Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos until further notice. This is due to the technical hitches at the VFS France Visa Application Centre.
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.
|| Photo specifications – Must read document...
|| Applicants are advised not to apply more than 3 months in advance.
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, previous UK, US, Canada, Japan
and Schengen visas and three clear copies of passport data page.
|Step 3 :
||Complete the visa application form. You can download the
application form 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)
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.