Step by Step Visa Procedure
The categories for individuals wishing to apply for a French student visa are students applying for:
Full Time Programmes (Under Graduate's level / Master’s level / Twinning degrees)
Erasmus -Mundus Programmes
Student Exchange Programmes
French Language Learning Programmes
Short- term Internship Programmes (which are part of an Undergraduate/Master’s level programm)
FOLLOWING IS THE STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE
STEP 1 : Online Registration ( click here to know how to create your online student file)
1- Log on to www.india.campusfrance.org. At the "Register on line" box click on the second option given i.e. ‘Create Your Account’.
2- Fill up the online CampusFrance form. After completion of the online form you will receive your unique CampusFrance Registration Number (ex. IN60XXXX) and the Username or User ID/ Password.
3- Once again go to www.india.campusfrance.org, now click on the first option given i.e. ‘Enter Your Account’. Log in using the given Username (id) / Password.
4- After completion of the online form and uploading all the Required Documents, your file number (Example IN60XXXX) has to be emailed to the nearest CampusFrance office along with the confirmation that your file is complete. Following this confirmation you may validate your file.
Refer : “Contact us”
Required Documents to be uploaded
- CV / Resume
- All Academic Records (Pass Marksheets & Certificates)
STEP 2 : Appointment with CampusFrance Education Advisor near your city/ town / state
3- The set of photocopies will be varified against the originals and returned to you at the end of the interview.
"Fee Payment Procedure"
Mandatory Documents for the :
STEP 3 : Appointment with the French Consulate / VFS France in order to submit your documents
1- After the academic interview with the CampusFrance advisor, you need to schedule an appointment with VFS-France.
& “Jurisdiction” (HERE UNDER) ↓
MANDATORY DOCUMENTS FOR COUNSULAR INTERVIEW
CampusFrance Interview and Consulate Appointment are two distinct procedures. CampusFrance is not in charge of the Visa and ,therefore, cannot be responsible for its issuance or refusal.
WHEN TO APPLY ??
The duration of the entire process varies from two weeks to a month depending on the time of year. Applications earlier than three months before the scheduled date of departure will not be accepted.
|STATE IN INDIA WHERE YOU BELONG||CONSULATE / CONSULATE GENERAL OF FRANCE TO WHICH YOU WILL HAVE TO APPLY|
|Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, CHANDIGARH||NEW DELHI|
2/50 E Shantipath – Chanakyapuri, Delhi 110021
Tel: (11) 43 19 61 00 Fax: (11) 43 19 61 19
|Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI, DAMANAND DIU||MUMBAI|
Wockhardt Towers, East Wing, 5th Floor
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051
Tel: (022)66 69 40 00, Fax: (022)66 69 40 66
|TAMIL NADU, KERALA, PONDICHERRY||PONDICHERRY|
2, rue de la Marin, Pondicherry 605 001
Tel: (0413)223 10 0, Fax: (0413)223 10 01
|KARNATAKA, ANDHRA PRADESH||BANGALORE|
21, Palace Road - Vasanthnaga, Bangalore 560 052
Tel: (080)22 14 12 00
|Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Chattisgarh||KOLKATA|
21 C Raja Santosh Road – Alipore, Kolkata 700 027
Tel: (33)40 16 32 0, Fax: (33)40 16 32 01