This is a simple France student visa application checklist who want to study in France from Bangladesh. Necessary documents depending on the profile of the student. BICAVS gives you full support for your visa application.
Original Passport with a visa stamp validity of at least 12 months after the expected departure date and a minimum of two blank pages. Please click here if you wish to get a passport.
Specific visa application form completed and signed.
Photograph in color (35mm*45 mm) with white background.
Cover letter detailing applicant information, passport details, travel details and who will bear details of expenses.
Initial letter from the University or Accredited Educational Institution confirming acceptance and length of the course with more than one copy (Scholarship Certificate if applicable)
A receipt of payment is a proof of the payment you made to the institution (If Required)
Please forward all your academic documents to Embassy/VAC
Proof of financial resources for the duration of your studies to cover expenses.
You have to test your health from a recognised medical center at the French embassy.
An evidence of the full duration of study coverage by health insurance.
An original copy of Birth Registration Certificate. If you want Birth Registration Certificate please click here.
An original copy of Police Clearance Certificate. If you want Police Clearance Certificate please click here.
When you have decided where you are going to study, you need to show more about the accommodation.
Embassy of the Republic of France
Madani Avenue (Corner of Park Road)
Tel: +88 02 5566 8600, (+88) 02 5881 3811-14
Fax: (+88) 02 5882 3612
Compulsory appointments at the Visa section:
Due to an increase in the application number, the current waiting period to get an appointment with the visa section of this Embassy is 3 weeks. As it takes 1 week from the application date to process the visas, applicants are invited to take an appointment as soon as possible and to fix their plan accordingly.
As the Embassy of France issues biometric visas, the fingerprints must be collected. Each applicant should then apply in person after taking a Mandatory Appointment. There are two ways in making an appointment, depending on the nature of the visa applied for.
For family reunification visas for spouses and children of Bangladeshi citizens settled in France, call one of the following numbers: +88 02 5566 8600 or +88 02 5566 8604
For all other types of visas (Schengen visas, student visas, spouse of a French citizen, and spouse of EU citizen…), to book your appointment, please Click Here
Prior to making your appointment, please have your passport with you. It takes seven days to process a Schengen visa, there is no possible exception. For a long-stay visa, allow two to three weeks of visa processing. For a short stay in France, a Schengen visa (90 days) is applicable. But when you applying for a long stay, you must apply for France visa.
To know more about Schengen Visa, Please Click Here
The total approximate processing time is 10 to 15 working days (Time may vary depending on the applicant’s profile and embassy actually processing time)
Note: You can also apply for various types of France Visa from Bangladesh