Processing times

Short Stay Schengen Visa Processing

Depending on your nationality, the type of visa you apply for or the type of passport you hold, the visa can be issued the same day or between 1 and 3 weeks.

- The processing on the following countries of passport holders can take up to 2 weeks:

A
Afghanistan
Algeria
B
Bangladesh
C
Congo, Democratic Republic of the

E
Egypt
I
Iraq
Iran
J
Jordan
K
Kazakhstan (for Diplomatic and official passports only)
Korea, North
L
Lebanon
Libya
M

Mauritania
Morocco


N
Niger
Nigeria
P
Pakistan
Palestine
R
Re-entry Permit +
Refugee Travel Document
Rwanda
S
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Syria
T
Tunisia
U
Uzbekistan
V
Vietnam
Y
Yemen
Z
Zimbabwe

+ The processing time for a holder of this type of travel documents depends on the nationality of origin.
Furthermore, no Long Stay Visa can be issued with this travel document.


- The processing of the visa for the following countries passport holders can be completed the next day:

A
Albania
Angola
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Azerbaidjan
B
Bahamas
Barbados
Bahrain
Belize
Benin
Bielarussia
Bolivia
Bosnia Herzegovenia
Botswana
Brazil
Boutan
Burkina Faso
Burma
C
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros, The
Congo
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
D
Dominican Republic
Dominica
Djibouti
E
El Salvador
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
F
Fiji
G
Gabon
Gambia, The
Georgia
Ghana
Greneda
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
H
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong SAR
I
India
Indonesia
Ivory Coast
J
Jamaica
Japan
K
Kenya
Kirgizistan
Kiribati
Korea, North
Kuwait
L
Laos
Lesotho
Liberia

M
Macao (China)
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
N
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
New Zealand
Nicaragua
O
Oman
P
Palau
Panama
Papouasie & New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Q
Qatar
R
Russia
S
St. Christopher & Niev
St. Lucia
St. Thomas & Prince
St. Vincent & the Grenadenes
Salomon
Samoa, Eastern
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
South Africa
Surinam
Swaziland
T
Tajakistan
Taiwan
Tailand
Tanzania
Tonga
Togo
Trinidad & Tobago
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
U
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Uruguay
V
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Y
Yugoslavia
Z
Zambia


Spouse of a French Citizen & a European Union citizen

See above Short Stay Processing




Airport Transit Visa (VTA)

The processing of the visa for the following countries passport holders can be completed the next day:

A
Afghanistan
Albania
Angola
B
Bangladesh
Burkina Faso
C
Cameroon
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
E
Eritrea
Ethiopia
G
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guinea
H
Haïti
I
India

Irak
Iran
Ivory Coast
L
Liberia
Libya
M
Mali
N
Nigeria
P
Pakistan
S
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Sri Lanka
Soudan
Syria






Visas for DOM or TOM

- Short Stay for all French Overseas Departments allow 1 day to 2 weeks according to the nationality.
- Short Stay for all French Overseas Territories allow 1 day to 2 weeks according to the nationality.




Crew Member Visas

See above Short Stay processing




Student Visas

Short Stay
See above Short Stay processing

Long Stay
Long stay visa processing time takes a minimum of 1 week or may be longer, depending on the nationality.




Student Intership Visa

Short Stay
See above Short Stay processing

Long Stay
Long stay visa processing time takes a minimum of 1 week or may be longer, depending on the nationality.




Au Pair Visa

Contact us at visa@consulfrance-newyork.org.




Teaching Assistant Visa

U.S.A. citizens: one week
Non U.S.A. citizens: one week or may be longer, depending on the nationality..




Professor/Research Scientist Visa

Short Stay
U.S.A. citizens: next day
Non U.S.A. citizens: see Short Stay processing

Long Stay
At least one week.




Employer Sponsored Visa / OFII

One week or may be longer, depending on the nationality.




Artist/Performer Visa

See above : Short Stay processing or DOM / TOM visa processing.




Paid Internship Visa

One week or may be longer, depending on the nationality.




Fashion Model Visa

U.S.A. citizens: next day
Non U.S.A. citizens: see Short Stay processing or DOM / TOM visa processing.




Dernière modification : 27/05/2014

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