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Required documents for a visa application for France

You wish to go to France as a tourist and will stay no longer than 90 days. For accommodation, you must provide a hotel booking.

List of the required documents

If your fingerprints were previously collected for the purpose of applying for a Schengen visa and a visa with the mention “VIS” has been granted, then a new fingerprints collection won’t be needed for your next visa application.


If your fingerprints have not been previously collected, so personal appearance is mandatory.


If your fingerprints have been previously collected and no Schengen visa has been granted, then your fingerprints will be collected once more.

Document

Description

Short stay visa application form, original

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Duly completed, dated and signed by the applicant in both places provided (fields 37 AND in the signature box at the bottom on the last page) In case of minors, both parents have to sign the visa application form.

Two recent, identity photos

Size 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, color photo with white background, taken within 6 months.

Round-trip flight ticket booking from/to Indonesia, copy

 

Travel Insurance, original

Travel Insurance, copy

Travel insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000 covering at least the whole period of stay in the Schengen area It should cover emergency medical expenses, emergency hospital treatment as well as repatriation for medical reasons.
The travel insurance should be: valid throughout the territory of the Member States of the Schengen area or worldwide if you apply for short stay visa/ valid for France if you apply for long stay visa/ valid for DROM/CTOM if you are going to French overseas territories.
Please refer to the accepted list of travel insurance

Hotel booking for the whole stay in Schengen area, copy

Or lodging attestation issued by the local town hall of host person residence covering the whole period of the stay (original+copy) or property ownership certificate or leasing contract in France

Bank statement of the applicant, original

If required

Bank statement of the applicant, copy

 

Working certificate, original

Working certificate, translation

Mandatory if the certificate is not written in English or French

Original certificate of employer indicating the name and the functions of the interested party, the hiring date, monthly wages, the authorization of absence, and who will be in charge of the financial support for the duration of the stay. On this document must be stated the address, phone and fax numbers of the employer, the seal of the company, as well as the signature, the name and the functions of the person in charge who delivered this certificate.

Last 3 months pay slips, copy

Last 3 months pay slips, translation

Mandatory if not written in English or French

 

Business license, organization code or institution legal person certificate, stating the applicant’s name and objectives of the company, copy

Business license, organization code or institution legal person certificate, stating the applicant’s name and objectives of the company, translation

 

Company bank statement covering the last 3 months, copy

If the applicant occupation is Self employed

Sworn statement indicating retirement, name and address of the last employer, duration of last employment and amount of last salary, original

Retirement sworn statement, copy

Retirement sworn statement, translation

If the applicant occupation is retired

Birth certificate, original

Birth certificate, copy

Birth certificate, translation

In French or in English

For Minor

Proof of any change of name or surname of the applicant and their parents, copy

If required

Proof of any change of name or surname of the applicant and their parents, translation

If required, must be in French or in English

For Minor

Child custody decisions of Indonesia administrative (or death certificate of the other parent), copy

Child custody decisions of Indonesia administrative (or death certificate of the other parent), translation

For Minor

Mandatory if only one parent is empowered with parental authority or death certificate of the other parent with translations

 

Parent authorization, stating clearly the information of the person in charge of the child abroad, original

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Parent authorization, translation

In French or in English

For Minor

If the child is traveling alone or travel with one of the parent invested the parental authority
 

Letter from the school, original

Letter from the school, copy

Letter from the school, translation

If the applicant occupation is dStudent

Identity document of the person in charge of the child during the travel abroad, copy

Identity document of the person who has the custody of the child, copy

If the child is traveling alone

If the minor is not traveling with a person with parental authority

 

Re-entry permit valid until return date of applicant, copy

 

If the applicant is not Indonesian

Proof of residence in Indonesia (non immigrant visa, working contract,…), original

Proof of residence in Indonesia, copy

If the applicant is not Indonesian

Certificate of Registered Family and Permanent Residence (family card), copy

 

Copies of all pages which contains information about the applicant and family member.

Passport, original

Passport, copy

 

A national private passport or official travel document valid for at least more than 3 months beyond the validity of the requested visa, with two blank visa pages with the mention “visa” to affix the visa sticker.

Two copies of the pages of the passport containing personal data.

Old passports, original

Old passports, copy

 

If you’re in possession of one or more previous passports, it is mandatory to bring it.

Copies of the pages of every old passport containing personal data.

 

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