Short stay visa for New Caledonia and French Polynesia (Tahiti)

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Short stay visa [CRUISES & GROUP CONFERENCES]

Description
This visa (which is not valid for Schengen area) is required for applicants going on a ship cruise to New Caledonia or French Polynesia (Tahiti). It is also convenient for people attending a group conference in New Caledonia.

Notice :



- Visa granted for overseas territories (New Caledonia, French Polynesia, la Réunion, Guyane, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Wallis et Futuna, Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) does not entitle his holder to visit the Schengen area nor MONACO. A separate Schengen visa is necessary.

- For this specific type of visa, you have to apply exclusively by post-mail.

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Short stay visa [PROFESSIONNAL]

Description
This visa (which is not valid for Schengen area) is required for applicant who will be gainfully employed during their short stay in New Caledonia or French Polynesia. They will have to provide a Temporary Work Permit when they apply for their visa.

Notice :



- The temporary work permit requirement also applies if you intend to perform any artistic activity, modelling, farming, wine harvest, or any professional activity implying receiving a salary once in New Caledonia or French Polynesia, whereever is the employer.

- Domestic workers accompanying their employers to France must also obtain a temporary work permit from the relevant DIRECCTE.

- Please note that the Consulate general of France in Sydney can only process professionnal visa applications once the temporary work permit has been provided. The consulate does not deal with the temporary work permit which has to be applied for directly at the relevant DIRECCTE by your employer.

- Visa granted for overseas territories (New Caledonia, French Polynesia, la Réunion, Guyane, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Wallis et Futuna, Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) does not entitle his holder to visit the Schengen area nor MONACO. A separate Schengen visa is necessary.

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Short stay visa [GENERAL CASE]

Description
This "general case" category of the visa (which is not valid for Schengen area) will apply if none of the previous specific categories fits best your situation.

Notice :



- If you are gainfully employed during your stay in New Caledonia or French Polynesia, you must hold a Temporary Work Permit (to be anticipated before your visa application). Click here to know more about Temporary Work Permits.

- Visa granted for overseas territories (New Caledonia, French Polynesia, la Réunion, Guyane, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Wallis et Futuna, Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) does not entitle his holder to visit the Schengen area nor MONACO. A separate Schengen visa is necessary.

Processing fees and processing delays
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List of required document to apply
PDF - 354.7 kb
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Dernière modification : 05/01/2016

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