France Visa Application

NOTE: Documents must be in TWO COMPLETE SETS (Original and Photocopy) and must be arranged in the CORRECT ORDER, specified below:

  1. Scanned bio-data page of your passport (Note: Must be sent to us first via e-mail before we can book an appointment)
  2. Completed and signed visa application form with photo (35mm x 45mm, white background)
  3. Original passport (3 months’ validity from the end of intended stay with photocopy), photocopy of valid and former visas, pages of the passport with Immigration stamps and previous refusal stamps (if any)
  4. Cover letter explaining the purpose of the trip and proposed day-to-day itinerary with signature over printed name of the applicant
  5. Proof of Accommodation

For Tourists: copy of hotel reservations (for the entire stay in the Schengen area)
If staying with a French resident: “Attestation d’accueil” (delivered by the City hall where the host is residing (the original must be presented) + copy of that host’s passport or residence permit (if citizen of a country outside the EU) + proof of relationship (if applicable)
– For priests, nuns and missionaries: “Formulaire unique” + certificate from the Apostolic Nunciature and guarantee letter from French and Filipino congregation

  1. Round Trip Flight Reservation
  2. For family visit, proof of relationship with the host (photocopy of birth certificate and marriage certificate if any)
  3. Original certificate of employment with monthly salary and leave of absence approved by employer
  4. If self-employed, photocopy of official business registration (DTI Permit and /or SEC papers) for current and previous year
  5. Photocopy of latest personal Income Tax Return
  6. Recent (issued within the last month) original bank certificate addressed to the Embassy of France, 16th Floor Pacific Star Building, Buendia Corner, Makati Avenue, 1200 Makati City.
  7. Photocopy of the last three months’ statement of account of the same bank account
  8. For minors and/or students (photocopies only):

– Proof of economic means of parents/legal guardian
– Copy of passport of parents/legal guardian and affidavit of support and consent
– Proof of enrollment and certificate of leave of absence if travelling during the school year

  1. Identity/Marital Status
– If married: photocopy of your marriage contract and birth certificate
– If single: photocopy of your birth certificate
– For non-Filipino applicants: Copy of Alien Certificate Registration (ACR)
– For minors not travelling with either parent, a copy of the DSWD permit
  1. A copy of travel insurance

Please note that the Embassy may request additional documents during the examination of an application which are not mentioned in the above list. The applicant is hereby informed that submitting the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee automatic issuance of a visa.


View or download the required forms when applying for a visa.

Download  Documents Checklist

Download  France Visa Application Form


Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre below.

VFS France Visa Application Centre
Mezzanine Floor, Ecoplaza Bldg.,
Don Chino Roces Ave. Extension

Makati City, 1231 Philippines

Fees Summary

Total Fee per Person:

$126 Book Now

Visa Processing Time: 5 working days & may be longer.

NOTE: Visa fee is subject to change without prior notice.

Rates are subject to change without prior notice.