Which category of visa should I choose?

You are required to choose category of visa when booking an appointment online. Applications with incorrect visa category will not be accepted at the visa application centre.



First time Travelers: applicants who have no previous visa from either Schengen, UK, US, or CANADA.


Frequent Travelers: applicants who have at least 1 previous visa from either Schengen, UK, US, or CANADA.


French/EU family members: short stay visas


Netherlands and Lithuania represented by the French Consulate general in Lagos: short stay visas


Long stay visas: all types.


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Please note it may take more than the processing time mentioned on your appointment letter while submitting your application at VFS.Global application Centre. Applicants will be issued with a token number at the application Centre and will be entertained as per the token number assigned. It may take more time depending on the number of applications submitted at the counter by an individual applicant.


Before starting to book an appointment, please make sure you have with you:
  • all necessary information,
  • passport,
  • payment card.