France visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting France

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


  • A duly completed and signed France Schengen visa.
  • A valid passport issued within the last 10 years.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for visa stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • Copies of the applicant's previous visas (if any). 
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel visa insurance confirmation of a minimum of  € 30,000 coverage within France and the entire Schengen area.
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of your visit to France.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in France. 
  • Applicants' flight ticket reservations.
  • Proof of civil status in Zimbabwe.

France Visa for Zimbabweans

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 10-15 days 90 days
Work visa 10-15 days As the applicant's contract states
Student visa 10-15 days 1-4 years
Transit visa 10-15 days 1-5 days

General Requirements for France Visa


  • A duly completed and signed France Schengen visa.
  • A valid passport issued within the last 10 years.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for visa stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photos with a light background.
  • Copies of the applicant's previous visas (if any). 
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel visa insurance confirmation of a minimum of  € 30,000 coverage within France and the entire Schengen area.
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay. 
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of your visit to France.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in France. 
  • Applicants' flight ticket reservations.
  • Proof of civil status in Zimbabwe.

France Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

Short-stay Schengen Visa

60.00 (EUR)

Work visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

99.00 (EUR)

Transit visa

60.00 (EUR)

France Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Harare

French Embassy. 3 Princess Drive, Newlands, Harare.

zw.ambafrance.org

web.harare@diplomatie.gouv.fr

(+263) 867 700 7154

Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need to be fluent in French in order to study in France?

Most undergraduate studies are taught in French but the country offers a large selection of English-taught courses too. You are expected to have proficiency in either French or English. If you speak English well, it is advised that you learn the basics of French before your travel.


What is the cost of living in France?

Travelers are expected to have a monthly budget of €1,000-€2,500 to stay in France. The cost of living in France is relatively high so travelers are expected to be ready for the expenses.


How hospitable are French locals to foreigners?

French people treat foreigners well. Although, they are not very comfortable with strangers, you can still relate with them well especially people in small villages. They also prefer to shake hands with strangers rather than kiss them on both cheeks. Travelers are advised to be courteous when greeting.


How much is it to get a France student visa from Zimbabwe?

Good morning My son would like to travel to France to find work as a deckhand Please could you kindly send me info on how he can obtain a visa Kind regards?

Can l get work visa?
Bridget

1 year ago

Can I get an aupair Visa


Good day We have 3 officials who want to travel to Paris for a conference which will start on the 5th of July and they will return on the 10th of July . How would i go about it to book for their visa application from Zimbabwe to Paris?

Good day kindly requesting the link to make online appointments for FRENCH VISA APPLICATIONS, Your response is highly appreciated?