Schengen Visa formalities to go to France [fr]
BEWARE! The Embassy of France in Brunei has closed its consular section on 30th June 2014. The Embassy of France will not be able to deliver Schengen Visa anymore. From that date, you would have to make your demand to the Embassy of France to Singapore.
If you reside in Brunei and your main destination is France, you have to submit your visa application to the Consulate of France to Singapore.
For your own information, please note that all travellers entering the Schengen countries MUST comply with the following rules :
1. The issuance date of the traveller’s passport MUST NOT be more than 10 years before the date of entry into the Schengen States
2. The validity of the traveller’s passport MUST BE more than 3 months after the date of exit from the Schengen States
NOTE : This applies to all travellers INCLUDING the citizens of countries that DO NOT require visa to enter Schengen States. ( for examples : Brunei (red passport), Singapore, Malaysia etc..)
Do you need a visa ?
According to your citizenship, the duration and purpose of your stay in France, a visa may be required before departure.
Bruneian citizens holding a valid Bruneian passport do not need a visa if they intend to travel to Schengen countries and stay for not more than 90 days for tourism or business purpose.
Bruneian certificate of identity holders need to obtain a visa which will be valid only for France and stay for not more than 90 days for tourism or business purpose.
short stay visa 1 to 90 days
You must apply at the Consulate of France in person.
If you intend to visit several Schengen countries, you must apply at the consulate of the country that is your main destination meaning the country where you will be staying the most number of days.
If you intend to visit several Schengen countries but do not have a main destination or will be staying the same amount of time in each of them, you must apply at the Consulate of the country you will enter first.