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Visa Application Fees

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.

Visa Application Fees

To apply for a visa, you will have to pay:

  • Visa fee - collected for the of the Consular Authority for the application processing;
  • Service fee - collected for the processing of your visa application at TLScontact.

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.

Visa type EUR IQD
Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days 80.00 121,000
Transit visa, less than 90 days
80.00 121,000
French Overseas Departments and Regions(DROM), less than 90 days 60.00 90,750
French Overseas Territories (TOM), less than 90 days 9.00 13,500
Nationals from Bosnia-Herzegovina*, Georgia, Kosovo, FYROM (Macedonia)*, Moldova, Montenegro*, Russia, Serbia* and Ukraine. 35.00 53,000
Children between 6 and 12 years old 40.00 60,500
Long stay visa, more than 90 days 99.00 149,750
Student visa, more than 90 days 50.00 72,750

*Only for holders of non-biometric passports.

The visa fee is mandatory for all visa applications unless you are within the exemption categories.

The visa fee, only collectable in IQD, may change as a result of currency fluctuation.

The visa fee is fixed in EUR but payable only in IQD. 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.

The service fee, mandatory for any visa application, is IQD 45,500. This amount has been decided in agreement with the Consular Authority and corresponds to the different services provided by the TLScontact centre (i.e. visa application reception, data processing, information collection, appointments booking, etc.).

The following categories do not have to pay the visa application fees:

  • Short stay for children under six years of age;
  • Nationals from Armenia under 12 years old;
  • Short stay private visit for groups of scholars participating in a school exchange program or in training courses;
  • Invitation by some international organization whose headquarters are based in France;
  • French citizen’s spouse;
  • EU citizen’s spouse;
  • EU citizen’s child under 21 years old or dependent;
  • Short stay for scientific researchers/students traveling for scientific research;
  • French teachers currently teaching;
  • Holder of a governmental scholarship for study;
  • For family members (spouse, children, parents, grandparents, grand children) of Georgian nationals who are legally residing in France (on the submission of the proof of the family relationship and copy of the French resident permit of the family member living in France).