28 August 2017
Holiday Notice: France Application Centres will remain closed on 31 August 2017, 03 and 04 September 2017 for the occasion of EID AL IDHA. Centres will resume services on 05 September 2017.
10 March 2017
Kindly note that applicants can apply for the renewal of your visa within 3 months before its expiry date. If previously issued a circulation visa (visa of one year or more), applicants can apply any time for the renewal of the expired visa, preferably during the low season.
05 June 2016
آخر الأخبار :من ما هي دولة الشنغن المختصة لإصدار التأشيرات؟تذكَر سفارة فرنسا أنه يجب استخدام التأشيرات التي تصدرها السلطات الفرنسية للسفر إلى فرنسا كوجهة رئيسية . الأمر يتعلق بنظام قانون تأشيرة الشنغن الذي ينطبق على أول استخدام لتلك التأشيرة فقط .
30 May 2016
Please note that France Visa Application Centre in Riyadh and Al Khobar will be open only from 09:00 until 15:00 (Sunday to Thursday) for Submission and Collection during the month of Ramadan.
17 March 2016
Latest news from the French Embassy: Starting 01 April 2016
Latest news from the French Embassy : Starting 01 April 2016, Saudi special passports’ holders are exempted from visa to enter France if the stay is less than 90 days. Therefore, the French embassy will no longer issue Schengen short stay visas on such passports.
In case you need a Schengen visa to visit another Schengen country, you are requested to submit your visa application to the concerned Embassy
17 November 2015
Applicants may now use a bilingual application form to apply for a Schengen visa for France.
14 June 2015
Effective immediately Spouse of French/ EU citizens no longer need a prior appointment for visa application submission.
08 April 2015
Embassy of France will no longer accept passport with children endorsed in parents or siblings passports.
With immediate effect Embassy of France will no longer accept passport with children endorsed in parents or siblings passports. It is imperative that each applicant is required to have his/her own separate passport inorder to apply for a visa application for France. (Exceptional consideration by the Embassy of France can be made only if the applicants are able to provide substantial documented evidence that their passport issuing authority cannot issue a separate or individual passport).
20 February 2015
All Long Stay visa applicants may approach the France Visa Application Centre Riyadh and Al Khobar.
All Long Stay visa applicants may approach the France Visa Application Centre Riyadh and Al Khobar to submit their visa application without a prior appointment.