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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 VND
Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days 80.00 2,127,500.00
Airport transit visa, less than 90 days 80.00 2,127,500.00
Children between 6 and 12 years old applying for French Overseas Departments and Regions (DROM), less than 90 days
35.00 931,000.00
Marriage visa, less than 90 days
80.00 2,127,500.00
Malta
80.00 2,127,500.00
Estonia
80.00 2,127,500.00
French Overseas Departments and Regions (DROM), less than 90 days 60.00 1,595,500.00
French Overseas Territories (CTOM), less than 90 days 9.00 239,500.00
Nationals from Albania, Armenia*, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina*, Georgia, Kosovo, FYROM (Macedonia)*, Moldova, Montenegro*, Russia, Serbia* and Ukraine 35.00 931,000.00
Children between 6 and 12 years old applying for Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days 40.00 1,064,000.00
Long stay visa, more than 90 days 99.00 2,633,000.00
Student visas with Campus France certificate, more than 90 days 50.00 1,330,000.00

*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 VND, may change as a result of currency fluctuation.

The visa fee is fixed in EUR but payable only in VND. 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 VND 850,000.00. 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 fees**:

  • Short stay for children under six years old;
  • French citizen’s spouse;
  • Family members of Swiss / EU / EE, except for France (spouse, ascending / descendant dependents);
  • Short stay for scientific researchers;
  • Holder of official passport or a “laissez-passer” from an intergovernmental organization;
  • Primary pupils or secondary students and accompanying teachers with partnership agreement with French school (short stay);
  • Short stay for French language foreigner teacher (in activity);
  • Holder of a French, foreign governmental scholarship for study, holder of foreign foundation scholarship or beneficiaries of community programs (only in the program for which the funding was granted);
  • Short stay for the representative of a non-profit making organization under 25 years old and participating to sportive, cultural or educative seminars, conferences or events organized by non-profit making organization;
  • Applicants (and their employees or family) who are officially invited to attend events or on temporary mission organized by the Internationals Organizations whose headquarter based in France. List available below:
    • ITER-FRANCE Agency;
    • Central Bank of West African States;
    • Bank of Central African States;
    • Inter-American Development Bank;
    • International Exhibitions Bureau;
    • International Bureau of Weights and Measures;
    • CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research);
    • EUTELSAT (European Telecommunications Satellite Organization);
    • INIBAP (International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain);
    • INTELSAT (International Telecommunications Satellite Organization);
    • INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organization);
    • OACI (International Civil Aviation Organization);
    • OIF (International Organisation of La Francophonie);
    • International Vine and Wine Office;
    • World organisation for animal health;
    • (UNESCO) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization;
    • ISSN International Centre (UNISIST);
    • European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization;
    • International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML);
    • International Agency for Research on Cancer;
    • Latin Union;
    • The Intergovernmental Council of Countries Exporters of Copper;
    • International Institute of Refrigeration.

The following categories do not have to pay the both visa and service fees**:

  • French citizen’s spouse;
  • Family members of Swiss / EU / EE, except for France (spouse, ascending / descendant dependents);
  • Holder of a French, foreign governmental scholarship for study, holder of foreign foundation scholarship or beneficiaries of community programs (only in the program for which the funding was granted);
  • Official passport holder.

**Please note that satisfactory proof must be submitted to establish that one of the above exemptions applies. In two copies.