Going to France [fr]

All foreign nationals who wish to come to France must be able to present at the border the lawful documents in proof relating to the object of the stay, the means of existence and the conditions of lodging. In certain cases, a visa is necessary. It must be requested before the departure near the French consular services.

Do you need a visa?

As a general rule if you are not an EU or EEA citizen :

If you want to stay in France for less than 90 days, and depending on your nationality, you must apply for a short-stay visa, also called "Schengen visa";

To download the Schengen Visa Form click here.

The Embassy of France in Malta may deliver a visa only to the non EU or EEA citizens that are legal residents in Malta.

In addition to visa for France, The Embassy of France also issues short term visas for the following countries: Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and some francophone African countries: Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, Mauritania, Senegal and Togo.

To contact us 22480600 or to request an appointment


To visit us (on appointment only) :

130 Melita Street Valletta VLT1123 9am till 12.30 pm

Documents required click here

If you want to stay longer than 90 days and you are not an EU or EEA citizen, you must apply for a long stay visa. The type of long-stay visa required depends on the duration and reasons for your stay.

To download the Long term visa form click here

Note: This visa requires, on arrival in France, registered with the French Office of Immigration and Integration, or, as appropriate, to the competent prefecture for the issuance of a residence permit.

For the complete list of the documents required please contact us.


The fee for all Short Stay Visas (less than 90 days), is 60 euros.

The fee for all Long Term Visas (more than 90 days), is 99 euros

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Dernière modification : 30/08/2013

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