VISAS - How to apply ? Making an appointment is mandatory
The visa section is open to the public on an appointment basis, with no walk-ins allowed.
Applicants who do not have an appointment will NOT be accepted.
During peak travel periods and holiday seasons, applicants are advised to take an appointment as early as possible. Consider taking an appointment for a day that is at least 2 weeks before departure but not more than 3 months in advance).
In the summer and winter, the planning may be full with no appointment available for up to 4 weeks.
Every day, some applicants do not show up to the appointment settled. If you cannot come to the appointment you settled, we thank you for cancelling it on the website to make slots available for other applicants who are waiting to get one. See the "How to cancel an appointment ?" section below.
For security reasons, only the applicant can come to the appointment.
No accompanying person will be allowed to wait with the applicant.
Because space is limited in the surroundings, DO NOT come too early before your appointment. Applicants will not be allowed to wait in the hallway. They will be asked to wait in the watercourt downstairs.
We thank you for your understanding.
Before booking an appointment, please check our website to find the required documents for your category of visa.
2. Applicants have to be residents of the consular district of the Consulate General of France in Miami
You may apply for a visa at the Consulate General of France in Miami if you are resident of the following countries / territories:
|US Virgin Islands|
|Turks and Caicos Islands|
Applications from B1/B2 visa holders are not accepted. These visa holders must apply in their country of residence.
For security reasons, all applicants except children under the age of 6, have to appear personally at the Consulate General of France in Miami.
The visa section is open to the public on appointment only, no walk-ins allowed.
To schedule an appointment, click HERE and then choose "booking an appointment".
- No appointment can be made by phone or by e-mail.
- Should you encounter technical difficulties while booking your appointment, please note that this program is not compatible with the following browsers: Safari, Google Chrome.
Apple computers must download Firefox for Mac.
- Make sure you bring all the required documents when coming to the Consulate General.
As slots are limited, it is strongly recommended to book as early as possible.
To cancel or change an appointment, click here and then choose "changing an appointment".
Starting September 1st 2015, the opening hours to pick up passports with visa - upon presentation of the receipt - will be every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon between 2pm and 4pm at the main entrance of the consulate general (1395 Brickell Avenue, suite 1050 - Miami FL 33131)
to avoid having to come to the consulate to pick up their passport with visa, the applicants can also provide a self-addressed prepaid envelope (USPS Priority Mail or FEDEX or UPS with tracking number) at the time they apply for the visa.