Covid-19: : Reopening of borders to travelers under conditions. See below for more information

General information

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Reopening of borders to travelers under conditions

From June 9, the borders between France and foreign countries will be reopened according to modalities that vary depending on the health situation of the countries of departure and the vaccination of travelers.

Before submitting a visa application, it is imperative that travelers have read the following document : Strategy for reopening borders from June 9

Regarding the situation of travelers from Indonesia to France :

Only the travelers who have been vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be able to travel without restriction.

For the others, they will be authorized to travel to France only for compelling reasons.

In order to get the latest news on the travel restriction and to see the list of currently acceptable travel purposes, please click here and download the "International travel certificate".

Applicants must be informed that the Visa issuance does not guarantee the immediate possibility to enter the territory which remains attached to the borders applicable restrictions and the access to air travel. They will also need to ensure with local authorities the return condition to their country of residence.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, the visa department of the French Embassy remains closed to the public until further notice. However, they remain reachable at: visas.jakarta-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr for any particular situation or question whose answer would not appear on the TLScontact website or on France Visas.

For Applicant and TLScontact Employee Safety, we are applying strict sanitary measures:

    - A temperature control will be done at the Center Entrance. Applicant with a temperature above 37.5 ° C. won’t be authorized to access TLScontact Center
    - Wearing a mask is mandatory
    - We strictly apply social distancing guidelines within TLScontact center

Thank you for your understanding.

Situation of foreign nationals currently in France beyond their authorized length of stay

Regarding foreign nationals whose habitual residence in France, whether present in France or abroad, the period of validity of the following documents, which would expire from March 16, 2020, is extended up to three months:

long-stay visas;

residence permits, whatever their nature, excepted special residence permits issued to foreign diplomatic and consular staff;

temporary residence permits;

asylum application certificates;

receipts for residence permit applications;

Foreign nationals currently in France with a short-stay visa are invited to contact the competent prefecture, which may decide case-by-case on the situation of the said national.

New visa fee for Schengen visa applications

With the recent update of the Schengen Visa Code, an increase in visa fee will be effective starting from February 2, 2020.

    Schengen short stay visa fee: 80 Euro
    Schengen short stay visa fee (children aged 6 to 12): 40 Euro

Visa application fees for long stay visas and DROM/CTOM visas remain unchanged. The TLScontact service fee remain unchanged as well.

New Conditions of Access to the Visa Application Centre

Starting from October 14, 2019 only visa applicants are allowed to access the Visa Application Centre located on the 3rd floor of Menara Anugrah.

Please check on this page the conditions of access to the visa application center as well as the procedure if your presence is not mandatory during your visa application process and a 3rd party is representing you for the submission of your visa application.

Notice regarding document falsification

Considering the increasing amount of fake documents detected in application files, the French Embassy in Jakarta would like to inform all applicants that each application file containing fake documents will lead to a visa refusal and will be detrimental to any future Schengen visa applications.

Applicants are reminded that they are responsible of all documents that are submitted in their application file. Therefore, they must ensure the authenticity of each of the documents.

Launching of our Instagram page

We are proud the present to you our new official Instagram page @TLScontactindonesia.

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