Information for visa applicants
In addition to one’s valid passport and visa, every foreigner should be able to present the followings documents on arrival at a French border :
1/ Proof of Residence in France:
For a touristic stay: valid hotel reservation* (in case there is no hotel reservation, le passenger will have to provide means of subsistence higher than 120 Euros per day- see point 2), registration with an organized travel agent,…;
for a professional stay: Letter from the employer, invitation from a French Organisation,…;
for a private stay: “attestation d’accueil” signed by the host who proposed to provide accommodation during the stay;
2/ Proofs of the means of subsistence in France (cash money, Travellers cheques, valid international credit card,…);
3/ Return guaranty to the country of origin (Air ticket,…).
A Schengen Visa does not permit the entry in an Overseas French territorial Division or region.