Timeframes

Processing time is for information only. The visa section can not act on it.

Long stay visas

Long stay (metropolitan France + DROMTimeframes
Students, trainees 3 - 5 days
Scientists1 1 - 2 weeks1
Employees and salaried worker 1 week
salaried artists 1 day2
Spouse of a French person 1 week
Competencies and talents permit 2 - 4 weeks
European Blue Card 1 day2
Employees on detached mission 1 day2
Visitors / ascendants of a french national 3 - 5 days
Merchants 2 months
Professionals or self-employed workers 1 month
Long stay CTOM
Timeframes
Employees and salaried workers 1 - 2 months
Visitors 1 - 2 months
Students 1 - 2 months
Long stay Monaco
Timeframes
Employees and salaried workers 2 months
Visitors 2 months
Students 2 months

1. For nationalities submitted for consultation (see below), the required processing time can be up to one month.
2. For nationalities submitted for consultation (see below), the required processing time can be more or less one week.

Short stay visas

1 day, except for nationalities submitted for consultation (see below) : 1 - 10 days.

Nationalities submitted for consultation

Afghanistan, Algeria,
Bangladesh,
Congo (Democratic Republic of), Corea (North),
Egypt,
India, Iran, Iraq,
Jordan,
Lebanon, Libya,
Mauritania, Morocco,
Nigeria,
Pakistan, Palestinian Authority,
Refugees, Rwanda,
Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, stateless persons, Sudan, Syria,
Tunisia,
Uzbekistan,
Vietnam,
Yemen,
Zimbabwe

Dernière modification : 14/03/2016

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