Visa informations [fr]

No travel document will be handed over after 4:00pm.


Important information for visa applicants Schengen and Long stay visas (except following cases)

In view of the implementation of the “Visa Information System” (VIS), May 15th, 2014, the Consulate General of France in Montreal will proceed with biometric data registration (picture and fingerprints) as of May 15th, 2014, in regard to all visa requests for applicants aged 12 years and older.

This procedure is mandatory for all short and long stay visa requests.

Therefore, all visa applicants aged 12 years or older will be required to present themselves in person.


  • Book an appointment
    • Visa applications must be submitted less than 3 months before the date of departure (less than 3 months before the start of the courses for the students).

Visas for Tourists or for a Simple Visit

Visa for a French family or for citizens of the European Union or for French residents

To study

France-Canada Agreement on the mobility of young Canadians aged 18 to 35

France-Canada youth exchange agreement – Biometric Visas

To work

Canadian nationals may work in France 90 days or less without a visa subject to obtaining a temporary work authorization from the DIRECCTE by their employer, but it has to be granted before you arrive in France.

Last modified on 14/07/2017

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