Applying for a visa to France in Jamaica

All applications for visas for France may be submitted in Kingston.

Schengen Visa

Schengen visa applications (short stay visa – less than 90 days) for mainland France must be submitted to the Embassy of Spain in Kingston.

Visas for the French Overseas Departments and collectivities / Long stay visas to mainland France

As of August 2018, applications for long-stay visas (more than 90 days) and all visas for French overseas departments and collectivities* are processed by the Consulate General of France in Washington D.C. (United States of America).

However, the processing of these visa applications has been outsourced to VFS Global, which now has a visa application center in Kingston.

Appointments are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Applicants must request an appointment with the VFS Global Kingston Center by following the steps for the visa process on the France-Visas website.

The procedure is clearly detailed on the website of VFS Global.

A service fee will be charged and will be payable online when making an appointment.

If you need assistance, please contact VFS GLOBAL by phone at +1 212 784 6157 or +1 347 252 3055 or by email at

If your situation requires you to contact the visa Office at the French Consulate in Washington, you can send an email to

* Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guyana, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, The Reunion Island, Mayotte, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Clipperton Island, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Dernière modification : 12/08/2018

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