Temporary suspension of bio metrics for all visa applications in French consulate (Mumbai)
Applicants who are applying for France visa in all categories like France business Visa, France Tourist Visa, France Visitor Visa, France Visit Visa, France Student Visa, France immigrant Visa(short stay or long stay) now need not to visit French consulate in Mumbai unless summoned for an interview (i.e. unless otherwise called for). The France embassy announced, that there is a temporary suspension of bio metrics for all France business Visa, France Tourist Visa, France Visitor Visa, France Visit Visa, France Student Visa, France immigrant Visa application forms to France. Applicants now have to apply in advance to secure appointment with VFS for submission of their file at visa application center.
Bio-Metric Verification withheld temporarily rule
From the consulate desk
Catherine Oden, Director Atout France, India sharing her view on this temporarily suspension, mentioned that the, ‘Temporary suspension of bio metrics for all visa applications in French consulate’ suspension is a concrete step in developing the bilateral ties that already existing between India & France”. And she is expecting a positive outcome out of this policy, which will bring in more tourist from India to France. Further to this she would like to motivate all Indian travel industry partners to enhance their positioning of France as a preferred tourist and business destinations to their clients.
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