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Applying for French visa in United States
Asked by: George
Answers: 1
Views: 2998
Posted on Wed, 25 Jun 2008 12:39:01 GMT
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What is the process to obtain French visa in United States? I want to study French language in France. Will have to obtain French visa for short duration courses? Guide me through the process to apply and obtain visa for France in United States.
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Being a US citizen, you donít need to obtain French visa if youíre going to stay for less than 90 days in France. This is usually suitable for short duration courses which include some language courses too. However while you go to France donít forget to take your passport with you.

If your stay is going to be for more than 90 days, youíll have to obtain French visa. To obtain French study visa you may apply in any of the French consulateís offices in US. The documents you require to apply for French student visa may vary depending upon the consulateís office you apply in.

Requirement for French student visa for US students are:
A valid passport. Must be valid for six months from expected date to leave France

Completely filled and signed visa application form

Passport photographs

Payment by credit card if you apply by mail. You can pay by cash if you apply for visa in person.

Transcripts of previous studies in USA

Financial guarantee to pay university and living charges

Medical insurance certificate

These documents are to be submitted in US consulateís office to apply for student visa. There are French consulate offices in:

Atlanta
Telephone Number: 001-404-4951660

Boston
Telephone Number: 001-617-5427374

Chicago
Telephone Number: 001-312-7875359

Honolulu
Telephone Number: 001-808-5475852

Houston
Telephone Number: 001-713-5722799

Los Angeles
Telephone Number: 001-310-2353250

Miami
Telephone Number: 001-305-3729798

New Orleans
Telephone Number: 001-504-5235772

New York
Telephone Number: 001-212-6063644

San Francisco
Telephone Number: 001-415-3974330

San Juan, P.R.
Telephone Number: 001-809-7531700

Washington, D.C.
Telephone Number: 001-202-9446200

You can apply for French visa in nearest consulate office.

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visa_expert answered 9 years and 1 month ago
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