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【Important Notice】

Dear applicants, 
Please be advised that due to the current processing capacity at French Embassy in Beijing, TLScontact Visa Application Centre is experiencing a delay in the appointment slot availability. The Visa Application Center cannot guarantee that the appointment times currently available will meet your timeline prior to the expected departure date. We highly recommend that you book an online appointment well in advance and as soon as you complete your online registration. 

Additionally, the average processing time of all visa applications has also been impacted by the limited capacity and currently ranges between 5 and 10 working days following the application transfer to the diplomatic mission. 

We also recommend you to make an appointment and submit your visa application well in advance to avoid any impact on your travel plans.  

Beijing/Guangzhou/Shenyang/Wuhan Consular area

Your final destination is outside of the Schengen Area and you wish to transit through France or stay in a French airport in order to reach your final destination.

  • Transit visa (less than 5 days) (includes renewal of circulation visa)
  • Airport transit (less than 24 hours, this applies only if you are traveling with a passport of one of these countries)

 

Shanghai Consular area

Your final destination is outside of the Schengen Area and you wish to transit through France or stay in a French airport in order to reach your final destination.

  • Transit visa (less than 5 days) (includes renewal of circulation visa)
  • Airport transit (less than 24 hours, this applies only if you are traveling with a passport of one of these countries)

 

Chengdu Consular area

  • For applicants who will get transit including airport transit in France and stay less than 5 days, please follow “Tourism” to prepare documents when you register and  fill online forms. You may click here to check whether you need apply for a visa.
  • For seamen who wish to go to France to board a ship, please follow short stay business visit to prepare documents and  you must provide your seaman certificate.

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