FRENCH SHORT-STAY STUDENT VISA (90 CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR LESS)

Where?

VFS Global is the official external service provider of the French Embassy for the collection of biometric data and visa application files. Their site contains complete information on the process, requirements, and fees for the application of a short-stay visa

  • Application form: short stay visa application form (available in French and in English)
  • Checklist for airport transit and short stay visa then select Short studies checklist student 

When? 

Applications are accepted as early as 90 days prior to the departure date from the Philippines

Important! 

There is no need to contact Campus France prior to application. Applicants for this type of visa are not required to have the pre-consular interview, they should apply for their visa directly via VFS Global 

Reminders:

  • Campus France cannot do the following:
    • Set an appointment with VFS for the applicant
    • Follow-up or expedite the visa application
    • Submit an appeal in case the application is denied
  • The VFS Global website contains all the information concerning the following:
    • Application forms
    • List of requirements
    • Fees to be paid (visa + supplementary)
    • Location
    • What to do after submission