Applying for a French visa in Cameroon

Visa applications submitted in Cameroon are processed by the visa department of the Embassy of France in Yaounde and the Consulate General of France in Douala.

For general information and in order to prepare your application, log on to France-visas, the official website for visa applications to France.

Once this step is completed, the visa applications must be filed with the visa department of the Embassy of France in Yaoundé or the Consulate General of France in Douala.

France-visas is a website with all the information you need to prepare your visa application and guide you every step of the way.

The main steps in applying for a visa

Do I need a visa?

PNG First, use the “Visa wizard” to check, based on your situation, whether you need a visa and if so, which type. The wizard will also tell you what documents must be enclosed with your application, along with the relevant fee.

Complete your application form online

PNG Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application form on the France-visas website. You will be asked to create a France-Visas account.

Submit your application to the visa centre

PNG Once you have completed your application form online, all you have to do is submit it to your local visa centre. The website France-Visas will provide you with all necessary information on how and where to submit your application.


Waiting times for appointments and for processing applications will vary depending on your nationality and the time of year.

Users are therefore asked to submit their visa applications well in advance of their departure date.

Dernière modification : 13/02/2018

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