France visa requirements for Senegaleses

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Senegaleses visiting France

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a French Visa.


  • A valid passport with at least 3 months validity before the return date is required.
  • The passport should have at least two blank pages for France visa stamp.
  • Two recent passport photographs with a light background that follows the passport format of a France visa.
  • A copy of the return ticket showing that the applicant has intentions of returning to Senegal.
  • Bank statement dating back at least 3 months showing that the applicant has sufficient funds for the duration of stay in France.
  • Applicants should ensure they have a copy of the correctly filled and signed visa application form.
  • Travel/medical insurances required for emergency purposes in France.
  • Proof of accommodation or hotel reservation in France.
  • A letter of invitation from the sponsor (friend, family member, tour organization or business company in France) is required.
  • For minors, a signed consent letter by parent or legal guardians and copy of the original birth certificate is to be provided.
  • Valid identification of arents such as National identity card, copy of parent's passport, etc is required.

France Visa for Senegaleses

Facts about France


France is a country rich in art and culture. The art and culture on display is the top pick for tourists who visit this country. The world-famous Eiffel tower attracts millions of visitors year-in-year-out. The country’s wide range of wine and cuisines can be best enjoyed on the various Mediterranean beaches available.
 
France is the most popular tourist destination in the world as the country receives over 85.7 million foreign tourists yearly.


Tourists should try to avoid traveling during french school holidays as hotel rooms are usually overbooked and traffic is unbearable.

Types of France Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 business days 90 days
Business visa 10 to 15 business days 90 days

General Requirements for France Visa


  • A valid passport with at least 3 months validity before the return date is required.
  • The passport should have at least two blank pages for France visa stamp.
  • Two recent passport photographs with a light background that follows the passport format of a France visa.
  • A copy of the return ticket showing that the applicant has intentions of returning to Senegal.
  • Bank statement dating back at least 3 months showing that the applicant has sufficient funds for the duration of stay in France.
  • Applicants should ensure they have a copy of the correctly filled and signed visa application form.
  • Travel/medical insurances required for emergency purposes in France.
  • Proof of accommodation or hotel reservation in France.
  • A letter of invitation from the sponsor (friend, family member, tour organization or business company in France) is required.
  • For minors, a signed consent letter by parent or legal guardians and copy of the original birth certificate is to be provided.
  • Valid identification of arents such as National identity card, copy of parent's passport, etc is required.

France Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

France Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Senegal


Location

Address

Dakar

B.P. 345 Dakar Senegal

www.ambafrancesn.org

ambassadefranc@sentoo.sn

(+221) 839 51 00

Frequently Asked Questions


What is France known for?

France is known for its fine food. French cooking is thought to be the best in the world. Chefs prepare dishes such as quiche, soufflés, mousse, pâté, croissants, crêpes, and French bread.


Does France have an official language?

French has been the official language of France since 1992, and has been the country's administrative language for legal documents and laws since 1539. The French language evolved from the Vulgar Latin language, which was used during the rule of the Roman Empire.


Is France a safe country to travel to?

Travelling in France is generally safe: it is ranked 58th out of 162 on the safest and most dangerous country ranking. Burglary and property crime is a serious problem, but violent crime is rare; the main threats facing travellers are pickpockets, bag snatchers, and scam artists.