To apply for a visa, you will have to pay a visa fee and a service fee.
The visa fee is collected on behalf of the Consular Authority and the service fee is collected for the processing of your visa application at TLScontact.
To apply for a visa, you will have to pay:
Attention: Payment of the visa fee and the service fees do not give any guarantee or right that a visa will be granted. The visa fee and service fee are both non-refundable and non-transferable if the visa application is denied by the Embassy staff or if the applicant decides to terminate his or her application.
Attention: Increased visa fees for short stay visa following the revision of the Schengen Visa Code, implemented for all Schengen States. Please note that as of February 2, 2020 the Schengen visa fee per visa application will increase from 60 to 80 euros (equivalent amount in local currency). For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros (or equivalent). No change for other categories (Long Stay national visas, French overseas territories, EU agreement). Visa for children under 6 years old, family members of EU nationals, spouse of French nationals remain free of charge.
|Short stay Schengen visa (less than 90 days)||80.00||72.73|
|Short-stay Schengen (less than 90 days) minor child of 6-12 years old||40.00||36.36|
|Short-stay French visa (less than 90 days) for French Overseas Departments and Regions (DROM),||60.00||54.55|
|Short-stay French visa (less than 90 days) for French Overseas Departments and Regions (DROM) minor child of 6 to 12 years old||35.00||31.82||Short-stay Schengen visa (less than 90 days) - negotiated tariff Schengen and DOM||35.00||31.82|
|Short-stay French visa (less than 90 days) for French Overseas Territories (CTOM)||9.00||8.18|
|Long-stay French visa (over 90 days) - full price||99.00||90.00|
|Long-stay French visa - half-price||50.00||45.45|
The visa fee is mandatory for all visa applications unless you are within the exemption categories.
The visa fee, only collectable in GBP, may change as a result of currency fluctuation.
The visa fee is fixed in EUR but payable only in GBP. The exchange rate between these currencies is decided by the Consular Authority and is updated periodically, therefore the amount you are requested to pay may differ from those quoted above.
Starting from 24 July 2020 till 31 December 2021, the service fee, mandatory for any visa application, is GBP 32.73, . This amount has been decided in agreement with the Consular Authority and corresponds to the different services provided by the TLScontact centre:
These fees are payable at TLScontact Visa Application Centre by: