Visas. Outsourcing visa Procedures

Since May 6, 2015, UAE citizens are exempted from entry visa for France and the Schengen States for stays of less than 90 days.

Since April 9, 2012, the Visa Section of the Embassy of France in the United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi- outsources the procedures for the visa applications to the Company VFS Global, for ABU DHABI and AL AIN.

The visa application center VFS GLOBAL is located at the following address :

France Visa Application Centre Abu Dhabi

Shining Tower,
Level 25,
King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz, 26th Street
Abu Dhabi –UAE.
Adjacent to Khalidyah Mall

For an appointment to lodge their visa application, visa applicants must call the call center of VFS GLOBAL, between 9.00 and 17.00 at +971 (0) 420 55999

or visit the following website to schedule an appointment online :


E-mail :

Spouses of French citizens can apply for a visa at VFS without appointment and free of charge from Sunday to Monday from 9 AM to 15PM.

The supporting documents for each type of visa are available on the website of our partner VFS GLOBAL :

publié le 05/09/2016

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