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  • Visa informations

    No travel document will be handed over after 4:00pm.
    Attention
    Important information for visa applicants Schengen and Long stay visas (except following cases)
    In view of the implementation of the “Visa (...)

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  • Book an appointment

    The applicant must obtain an individual appointment : 1 passport = 1 appointment.
    Important :
    If you don’t come at the consulate the day of the rendezvous, without cancellation on the computer system, you will not (...)

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  • Tracking your visa application

    You may track your visa application by entering the receipt number and the date of birth of the visa applicant as they appear on the printed receipt given at the French Consulate on the day the application was (...)

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  • Timeframes

    Short-stay Schengen visas (1-90 days)
    The required processing time ranges between 24 hours and three weeks, depending on your nationality, the type of visa requested and the type of passport or travel document you (...)

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  • Schengen Convention

    French European territory is part of the “Schengen Area”. This area also includes the territory of other European Union countries or associated countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, (...)

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  • Biometrics

    Important information for all visa applicants (Schengen and Long stay visas)
    In view of the implementation of the Visa Information System (VIS) May 15th, 2014, the Consulate General of France in Montreal will (...)

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  • Instructions for ID photos

    The following recommendations will help you to provide proper photos, thereby avoiding any delay in the processing of your file. Only photos taken by professional photographers are accepted.
    Format :
    The photos (...)

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  • New terms for certain long-stay visas

    As of June 1, 2009, valid visas for individuals traveling to France for longer three months will exempt holders from requesting a residency permit for the valid duration of their visa.
    Who do these changes apply (...)

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  • Frequently asked questions

    To contact visa service, click here. Attention, Information requests already dealt with on our Web site will not be answered.
    I am going to France in four months. Can I apply immediately for my visa ?
    No, a visa (...)

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  • How to contact Visa Services

    The Consulate is closed on the following days in 2011.
    You must schedule an appointment through the Internet before coming to Visa Services (No appointment may be scheduled, changed or cancelled on-site or by (...)

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