Visa processing time
However, no application will be accepted earlier than three months before departure.
Average processing time for visa applicants holding a passport issued by China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand who apply with all required documents is usually around 5 to 7 working days from the time the application is lodged.
For the following nationalities, count between 15 to 20 days on condition the file is complete :
- Congo, Democratic Republic of
- Korea, North
- Refugee Travel Document
- Saudi Arabia
- South Sudan
Scientists, students, spouses of French or European, Professionals: count 15 to 20 days (up to 2 months)
For short stays - count 5 working days to 3 weeks
For long stays - subject to the overseas decision. Can take up to 2 months