COVID-19: Sanitary measures implemented in our visa centres.
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General information

News

Welcome to the newly redesigned website of TLScontact. We are looking forward to be receiving you!

Update applicable visa categories

Following the Embassy's instruction, starting from 23rd September, The categories of visas will initially be the subject of reception in our center

- French nationals’ family (spouse and their children);

- EU, Andorran, British, Icelandic, Liechtenstein, Monegasque, Norwegian, Swiss, Saint Martin and Vatican nationals’ family (spouse and children) who have their main residence in France or who transit through France to reach their country of origin;

- Nationals of a third country in transit for less than 24hours in international zone;

- Holder of official passports;

- Foreign nationals and their family (spouse and their children) taking office within a diplomatic or consular mission or with any internationals organizations headquartered in France, or residing in France under a mission order issued by their original.

- Healthcare professionals contributing to the fight against COVID-19 or recruited as associated trainees ;

- Crew or foreign members operating passenger flights or cargo, or travelling as a passenger to reach their departure base ;

- Foreign nationals who ensure international transport of goods;

- Coach/passenger trains drivers or crew ;

- Crew members or any persons operating a commercial or fishing vessel ;

- Long stay or short stay students/interns (excluding short stay exams), or minor students with proof of accommodation in France ;

- Professor or researcher employed or invited by a French educational institution or research laboratory who travels for the purpose of study and teaching ;

- Passport Talent or ICT employees and their family ;

- Foreign nationals going to France to receive treatment in a public or private hospital ;

Please contact us for more details.

The safety of applicants and our employees is our first priority. In order to access the centers, applicants and accompanying persons are invited to comply with the following compulsory health measures:

- Wearing a masks;

- Taking body temperature check at the entrance to the centers;

- Hand disinfection at the entrance to the centers;

- Respect for social distance measures within the centers;

TLScontact reserves the right to refuse any access to applicants or accompanying persons not respecting these sanitary measures.

Coronavirus News

In addition to sanitary measures already in place, applicants and visitors who have been at or transited through Da Nang, Quang Nam and Dak Lak from July 01, 2020 to July 29, 2020 are not allowed to enter our Centres in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.

Contact us for more details.

News fees

Following the Embassy's instruction, starting from July 21st, there is an adjustment of fees. Please CLICK HERE to find the fees detail.

Following the French Embassy’s instruction, TLScontact Vietnam would like to inform that there is an adjustment of service fee in our center. The service fee will be adjusted to 32 Euros, equivalent to 831,500 VND, starting from 21st July 2020.

Re-opening Ho Chi Minh centre

TLScontact center in Ho Chi Minh will re-open to welcome visa applicants from July 21st, 2020

The categories of student and spouse applications will initially be the subject of reception in our center.

The France-Visas site is reactivated on June 15th, 2020 to facilitate your application preparation.

The safety of applicants and our employees is our first priority. In order to access the centers, applicants and accompanying persons are invited to comply with the following compulsory health measures:

  • Wearing a masks;
  • Taking body temperature check at the entrance to the centers;
  • Hand disinfection at the entrance to the centers;
  • Respect for social distance measures within the centers.

TLScontact reserves the right to refuse any access to applicants or accompanying persons not respecting these sanitary measures.

Current measures

18 March 2020

Due to the health situation, and in order to protect visa applicants and our staffs, we would like to inform you that the TLScontact centers will be closed from Wednesday, March 18 until further notice.

Visa information

1. Interruption of activity :
The visa service of the Embassy of France in Hanoi and the Consulate General of Ho Chi Minh city are closed until further notice.

2. Entry into France:
Since March 18, 2020, foreign nationals from countries not members of the European Union, the Schengen Area or the United Kingdom who have no imperative reason to travel to Europe and France, are prohibited to entry to French territory, until further notice.

3. Impossibility of returning to France and holder of a French residence permit, long-stay visa or receipt for a renewal request for a residence permit is about to expire:
Foreigners who hold a French residence permit, a long-stay visa or a receipt for a renewal request for a residence permit about to expire and who are stranded abroad because of the disruption to air travel, will also benefit from an automatic 3-month extension of their residence permit, their long-stay visa (VLS-TS validated, VLS-T or VLS valid 3 months with residence permit to be requested ) and their receipt for a renewal of residence permit, except for the case of special residence permits or long-stay visas issued to foreign diplomatic and consular staff. They will need to take care to travel directly to France, without transit through another Schengen Area country.

4. Extension of your stay in France:
People who are currently in France under a short stay visa can, in justified urgency, enjoy an extension of short stay visa (up to 90 days) or an authorization of temporary stay (3 months recommended). They are invited to make contact with the prefecture in the place where they are living. In view of the exceptional circumstances, these visa extensions are free of charge.

Prime Time Weekend

TLScontact Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City is pleased to welcome you on Saturday.

Visa applications can be submitted every Saturday from 08:00 am to 11:00 am.

Book your appointment online or by contacting TLScontact Call Center at 024 3939 2662.

Travel Insurance

If you wish to purchase a valid Travel Insurance for your visa application, please visit the website of our partner by clicking on this page.