Please also note that your Australian residency must be labeled and endorsed on your current passport or on your previous cancelled passport (an official letter issued by the Australian immigration regarding your residency status will not be sufficient).The Consulate-General of France in Sydney does not accept Australian residencies issued or endorsed on a separate sheet, or booklet.
Please note that visas cannot be issued more than 3 months prior to your date of departure. Applying too early will result in your application being rejected.
To lodge your application, you are required to book an appointment via the online booking system, without exception. No booking will be completed at the Consulate-General in Sydney or by phone.
Please note that, for adults, appointments are made available on the basis of one passport = one appointment, whatever the marital status (de facto or married). Families (i.e. parents + underage children only) lodging applications for more than 2 people can take 2 appointments (up to 4 persons) or 3 appointments (up to 6 persons).
As a courtesy to other applicants and visa officers, applicants unable to attend a confirmed interview must amend or cancel their appointment via the online booking system.
Applicants who arrive late except force majeure won’t be attended and will have to book another appointment.
Multi-bookings will be cancelled without notice.
Applicants who attend without a complete application (form + supporting documents) will not be attended to and will subsequently have to book another appointment.
Underage applicants must be accompanied by one of their parents (father or mother) or by their legal guardian.
To book an appointment:
The online visas booking system is run on a 60 days period : you can book an appointment at least 2 months in advance.
When time slots are greyed out, it means that all appointments have been taken for theses dates. When a month is fully booked, it no longer appears and the arrow can not be activated.
However, cancellations occur on a regular basis and slots are regularly released ie each week for the following week; so make sure to check the online booking system every day.
To cancel or to modify an appointment :