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The requirement of providing biometric data by visa applicants at the time of submitting their visa application forms was scheduled to be implemented with effect from 1st May 2015. It has now been decided to defer this implementation until further notice.


It is brought to the notice of all Indian Visa seekers that the Visa applications are to be submitted to the Embassy through M/s VFS, which is the only company authorized by Embassy of India, Paris, to collect Indian Visa applications and requisite fee on its behalf. The schedule of the Visa fee for all categories of Visas is mentioned at VFS website:

The Visa application can be filled in and downloaded from the VFS website:


The Visa applications filled from any other source or website will not be acceptable. There is no provision for online payment of Visa fees in respect of Indian Visa applications submitted in France. The payment for the Indian Visa applications in France is accepted only by M/s VFS and the various modes of payment accepted by VFS are also specified at:

Embassy of India, Paris does not take any responsibility for incorrect Visa applications filled in from any other source, and payment made to any other website or source, except for M/s VFS, the authorized outsourcing agency for Embassy of India, Paris.

Duly completed visa application forms can be deposited at any of the five visa application centers run by M/s VF Services at the following addresses:

1. Paris: 42-44, Rue de Paradis, 75010 Paris
2. Marseille: 18-22, Rue Edmond Rostand, 13006 Marseille
3. Lyon: 20 rue de la Villette, Le Bonnel 5th Floor, 69328 Lyon Cedex 03
4. Strasbourg: 20, place des Halles, 67000 Strasbourg, Tour Europe-13th Floor
5. Bordeaux : 81, Boulevard Pierre 1er, 33110 Le Bouscat, Bordeaux