- Short-stay Schengen visas (1-90 days)
- Visa for researchers, scientists or professors
- Visa for the DROM or the CTOM
- Student visas
- Work visa / OFII (employer in France)
- France-Canada visa agreement
- Settlement visa for the spouse of a French person
- Processing time for nationals of the following countries
- Processing time for nationals from the other countries is 24 hours if the file is complete
The required processing time ranges between 24 hours and three weeks, depending on your nationality, the type of visa requested and the type of passport or travel document you hold.
See table at the bottom of page.
For Canadian nationals born in Canada: 10 days.
For nationals of other countries : processing time depends on your nationality of origin.
For every French overseas department: between 1 and 7 days.
Except for nationalities listed in the table at the bottom of page.
For the French overseas territories: two weeks.
For French Departments Overseas : 10 days.
For French Territories Overseas : between 1 and 3 months.
See the Schengen visa timeframe for short stays.
For Canadian nationals: new OFII timeframe (1 to 2 weeks).
For nationals from other countries, the processing time depends on your nationality and may take between one and two months.
Canadian born in Canada: new OFII timeframe (1 to 2 weeks).
For nationals of other countries, processing time depends on your nationality of origin.
Long-stay for Canadians born in Canada: Approximately 2 weeks (may take longer during busy times of the year).
Approximately 10 days.
For information only.
|Afghanistan||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Algeria||between 1 and 2 weeks|
|Bahreïn||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Bangladesh||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Congo (Dem. Rep.)||10 days|
|Guinea (Equatorial||between 1 and 2 weeks|
|Irak||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Iran||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Jordania||between 1 and 2 weeks|
|Korea (North)||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Liban||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Libya||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Pakistan||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Palestinian||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Réfugiees||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Saudi Arabia||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Sri Lanka||1 week|
|Sudan||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Syria||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|United Arab Emirates||between 2 and 3 weeks|
|Yemen||between 2 and 3 weeks|
Attention, If you have several nationalities and one of them appears on the list above, the processing time is around 2 to 3 weeks.