Visas for France [fr]

The Consulate General of France in Los Angeles is no longer responsible for providing visas.

Apply for a visa at VFS Global

All visa applications are now handled by the nine VFS Global centers that have been opened in these American cities: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington. Applicants may submit their application in the center of their choice.

In Los Angeles
Visa Application Centre
8530 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 450
Beverly Hills
California, 90211

In case of difficulties, please contact VFS:

While the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles no longer handles visas, if questions arise that neither France Visas nor VFS can answer, they can be addressed to the Consulate General of France in Washington at the following email address:


France-visas is the unique portal containing all the necessary information to guide and assist you at every step of your visa application (file preparation, entry, filing and follow-up of your application, list of documents to be produced).

To stay informed and prepared, log on to France-Visas

Do I need a visa?

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First, use “Visa wizard” to check, based on your situation, whether you need a visa and if so, what type. The wizard will also tell you what documents must be enclosed with your application, along with the relevant fee.

Complete your application online

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Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application on our online portal. You will be asked to create a France-Visas account, which you will need for each step of the process.

Submit your application to the visa centre

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Once you have completed your online application, all you have to do is submit it to your local visa centre. France-Visas will provide you with all necessary information on how and where to submit your application.

Track your visa application

Once your application has been submitted, track its progress and see how and when you can collect your passport and how to prepare for your trip to France.

Last modified on 30/10/2020

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