|BEFORE MAKING AN APPOINTMENT, PLEASE READ THE CHAPTER OF THE VISA YOU ARE APPLYING FOR and gather ALL the documents required to apply for a visa. |
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO COME TO THE CONSULATE WITHOUT ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
- Children under the age of 6 are not required to be present if applying for a LONG STAY visa.
- Children under the age of 12 are not required to be present if applying for a SCHENGEN visa.
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Every applicant must bring all the required documents for the type of visa for which he/she is applying, plus photocopies, on the day of his/her appointment. Incomplete files will not be processed regardless of his/her place of residence.
Please note that we reserve the right to require a second appearance of the applicant to the Consulate general (including residents of Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Southern Nevada).
Consulate General of France
10390 Santa Monica Blvd., suite 115
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Entrance to the visa section is located behind the building, at the corner of Benecia Ave.
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The Consulate General of France in Los Angeles area
The Consulate General of France in Los Angeles accept visa applications from residents of:
Southern Nevada: Counties of (...)
The payment is mandatory and is NON-REFUNDABLE under any circumstance.
Payment : Credit card (Visa or Mastercard ONLY).
Processing fee may vary as a result of currency fluctuations.
Paying processing fee does NOT guarantee the issuance of a visa.
Application form for short stay visas
Application form for short stay visas (less than 90 days in France or Schengen area and overseas territories) must be filled out completely and signed by the applicant. (...)
All photographs provided with a visa application must be :
recent (no older than 6 months),
on a plain white background
must be printed on photo-quality paper at high resolution
passport size (2" (...)
Whether or not you are required to obtain a visa before travelling, even if you are a US citizen, you may be requested to show the following elements to the French immigration officers upon arrival :
A valid (...)
Do I need to apply for a residence permit in France?
From the 1st of June 2009, long stay visa holders will be allowed to reside in France for up to 12 months or according to the validity indicated of their visa. (...)
Please read our website carefully before contacting us, as you will only receive a reply if the information is not available on this website. Visa requirements for SHORT STAY AND LONG STAY (...)