Applying for a French visa in Ontario and Manitoba [fr]
Visa applications submitted in Ontario and Manitoba are processed by the Consulate General of France in Toronto.
For general information and for preparing, submitting and tracking your application, log on to France-visas, the official website for visa application to France.
France-visas is a single portal with all the information you need process and help you every step of the way (preparing the application, entering details, submitting and tracking the application).
The main steps in applying for a visa
Do I need a visa?
First, use the “Visa wizard” to check, based on your situation, whether you need a visa and if so, what type. The wizard will also tell you what documents must be enclosed with your application, along with the relevant fee.
Complete your application online
Once you have confirmed that you need a visa, you can complete your application on our online portal. You will be asked to create a France-Visas account, which you will need for each step of the process.
Submit your application to the visa centre
Once you have completed your online application, all you have to do is submit it to your local visa centre. France-Visas will provide you with all necessary information on how and where to submit your application.
Track your visa application
Once your application has been submitted, track its progress and see how and when you can collect your passport and how to prepare for your trip to France.
Please note: The Consulate General does not charge fees for visa appointments. Any visa fees due will be charged on the day of your appointment.
France-Canada Youth Mobility Agreement
Canadian Citizens who want to benefit from the France-Canada Youth Mobility Agreement can find instructions for their France-Visas applications on the website of the Embassy of France to Canada.
Waiting times for appointments and for processing applications will vary depending on your nationality and the time of year.
Users are therefore asked to submit their visa applications well in advance of their departure date.