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Official Visa Application center
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Official Visa Application center
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Post Covid 19 information and restrictions

Please, note that the consulate is currently not accepting any tourism application.


Please, note that only the following categories of travellers can lodge a visa application file.


- Family of a french citizen : spouse (married, civil union or cohabiting partner) and their children;


- Family of a citizen of the European Union or equivalent: Spouse (married, civil union or cohabiting partner) and their children, whose main residence is in France;


- Citizen of a third country who is a holder of a valid French or European residence permit or long-stay visa, who has their main residence in France (valid only if the travel abroad took place prior to 31 January 2021 or was justified by a compelling reason);


- Citizen of a third country holding a long-stay visa issued for the purpose of family reunion or reunification of refugee families, beneficiaries of subsidiary protection and stateless persons;


- Land, sea and air transport sector workers or transport service providers, including drivers of vehicles carrying goods intended for use in the territory, as well as those who are only in transit, or travelling as passengers returning to their home base or for training purposes;


- Foreign citizen working in a diplomatic or consular mission, or an international organisation with headquarters or an office in France, as well as their partner and their children;


- Traveller in transit in the international zone for less than 24 hours.


For any others informations, please check our COVID FAQ

Only Johannesburg and Cape Town centers are open for now.

Dedicated group process: if you are a group of 10 or more applicants we recommend you to contact us in order to benefit from the dedicated process.


Note: For Port Elizabeth residents, please note that it is now possible to schedule an appointment in Port Elizabeth.

Note: For Namibian, Botswana and Zambian Residents please note that you
have to apply in Johannesburg.

Let us serve you with your preferred choice

My visa application contains for the at the .

Create my profile(s)

At this step I must enter applicant's information (as per passport)

Applicant 1 - Main Applicant :

I confirm the applicant details have been entered correctly as follows :

Select my additional services

At this step, you will choose optional services to upgrade and facilitate your visa experience

Consulate and Capago Fees :

Please, note that the Consulate Fees are and the Capago Fees are . Note that for certain types of visa, fees may differ. Please see our pricing page for more details.

Upgrade my services

Would you like to upgrade your service to Platinum?

1 | Important documents

ICAO Standard ID Photos

Capago provides photos which are 100% compliant with the Schengen Requirements and International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Standards, printed on quality gloss paper using Biometric technology at per applicant

Schengen Travel Insurance

A specific Travel Insurance, 100% compliant with the Schengen requirements is mandatory for your visa application under the European Union regulations (Decision 2004/17 / EC of December 22nd, 2003).

And If the travel Insurance does not comply with Schengen Requirements according to the regulations of the European Union (Decision 2004/17/CE of December 22nd 2003), this may be grounds for a visa refusal.

In order to subscribe to a 100% compliant Insurance or to check the compliance of your existing Insurance for free, CAPAGO can put you in contact with Insurté, the Certified Insurance Broker. For more information you can contact us or ask you insurance.

Warning: Pay attention to fake Schengen travel insurance and fake approved websites.

2 | Passport delivery / Collection :

Information for passport collection

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak and in accordance with Consulate instructions, all passports will be returned by courier services only.
On the appointment day, you can either provide your own POSTNET envelope paid in advance or use the courier services offered by Capago

3 | Track my visa application via SMS :

Messages to be send at the following phone number :

I want to track the progress of the visa application for the following applicant(s).


4 | Invoice :

If you need the invoice to be addressed in the name of a company please tick below. Note that the invoice will be sent to you by email.


I will be welcomed in the and I have chosen the following services :

Schedule my appointment

At this step, you can choose your preferred date and time of appointment.
Please note that additional appointment slots are made available at midnight for next day appointments.