Where to Submit


Consulate General has outsourced collection of visa applications (short and long stay visas) as well as biometrics to its partner ETIMAD VFS.

ETIMAD VFS visa center is located in Al Mohammadiyah District at the following address :

Al Etimad Visa Center - Tasheel Commercial Plaza - Ground Floor Prince Sultan Street toward north, Behind Abi Bakr Al Siddik Mosque Al Mohammadiyah District, Jeddah – KSA
Contact : 9200 24 250

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The role of our service provider ETIMAD VFS is limited to the assembling of your application and to the mandatory collection of your biometric data. It does not play any role in the examination of the visa application.

The decision to grant or refuse a visa is strictly done by the Visa Section of the Consulate General.

Persons unwilling to use ETIMAD VFS services may submit their application at the visa service of the Consulate General, only with appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays by calling ETIMAD VFS call center on : 9200 24 250

You must be aware that with this procedure, the waiting time to get an appointment is longer (about 15 days).


Only the following visa types have to be submitted directly to Consulate General :

-  Long stay visa for diplomat and their family about to be posted in France
-  Long stay visa for family members of refugees in France
-  Return visa for resident in France who lost their resident card

However, appointments have to be taken through ETIMAD VFS call center : 9200 24 250

Dernière modification : 06/10/2016

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