Applying for a French visa in Nigeria

Visa applicants can visit VFS Global Centre in Abuja or in Lagos (click for contacts details and opening times) to have their visa application processed

France-visas is a single portal with all the information you need process and help you every step of the way (preparing the application, entering details, submitting and tracking the application).

The main steps in applying for a visa

Do I need a visa?

PNG 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

PNG 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.

Book an appointment

PNG You will have to book an appointment online before submitting your application at the visa centre.

Submit your application to the visa centre

PNG Once you have completed your online application and booked an appointment, you have submit your documents 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

PNGOnce 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.


Applicants are asked to submit their visa application well in advance of their departure date so as to take into account the time needed to get an appointment and to have their documents processed.

Dernière modification : 25/02/2020

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