The French authorities have decided to entrust purely material tasks, within the framework of precise specifications, involved in the preparation of visa application files to a specialized external service provider.
Decisions on the approval or refusal of visa applications shall remain within the sole competence of the Embassy of France in Manila.
The chosen intermediary for the outsourcing of visa applications is the company VFS Global.
Tel.: +63 2 790 4903
The call center is open Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm (Manila time)
VFS Global Office Address:
France Visa Application Centre,
Mezzanine Floor, Ecoplaza Bldg.,
Don Chino Roces Ave. Extension, Makati City
VFS’ website contains the list of requirements that must be presented in applying for a visa, depending on the visa category. For more information and to secure appointments, please refer directly to: http://www.vfsglobal.com/France/Philippines/
VFS Global’s procedure is not compulsory. Applicants who choose to lodge their applications directly through the Embassy may do so, subject to having made an appointment beforehand through VFS Centre. Processing time shall remain identical to that of VFS.