France is an embodiment of beauty and splendour that allures travellers across the globe throughout the year. A place of sheer elegance and wide possibilities such as this can be enjoyed with a France tourist visa. Invest your time exploring the French architectural gems, historic cities, the fabulous countryside, the sparkling waters of the along the French Riviera etc. These are some of the most engaging experience one can expect to have here. Rather than being swayed by the mesmerising awesomeness the country represents, let us get into the crude facts of applying for a France Schengen visa to make your travel happen.
The France visa application process involved a wide array of documents. You must be acquainted with the process and the document requirement to start it on time and much before the scheduled departure.

France Tourist Visa Document Requirements

• Original Passport valid for six months from the date of visa expiry, with at least 2 blank pages
• Photocopy of passport's first and last page and any other previous Schengen visa, UK visa, USA visa pages
• Travel medical insurance from specific insurance agencies and with a minimum cover of Euro 30,000]
• Two-way flight tickets
• Internal ticket booking within Schengen territories
• Proof of hotel reservation or proof of accommodation
• Day wise tour itinerary
• Proof of funds in the form of bank statements of the past 3 months
• Income Tax Returns for the past 3 years,
• Leave approval letter from company
• Pay slips for past 3 months,
• Employment contract
• Written consent from parents if the applicant is a minor and from one of the parents if the minor is traveling with just one parent

France Tourist Visa Process Time

In general France Embassy in India processes the visas within 7 to 10 working days. If caught in any unanticipated circumstances during the visa process, the Embassy can delay taking the decision on your visa. Hence it is advisable to apply for the visa in advance to have ample time for handling such nuisances that comes as a sudden surprise.

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