France Study Visa - MAX Education Links PVT. LTD.


You need look no further than France to study in a country that is rich, has an excellent academic reputation, and has a culture that is revered by practically every other country. France, as one of the most popular study abroad destinations, is an excellent choice for any prospective foreign student.

MAX Education Links PVT. LTD. offers you the best opportunity to obtain a study visa in France within your budget and with minimal paperwork. MAX Education Links PVT. LTD.'s experts will provide you with the finest advice on obtaining a study visa in France.

Got accepted at a French university and decided to say Bonjour! each day? You’re about to embark on a fantastic study abroad journey.

Before you grab your French dictionary and place it in your luggage, figure out if you need a student visa for France. If you do, start preparing all the required documents and find out everything you need to know about it.

Apply to a French university and get your acceptance letter

If you’re still not sure where you want to study in France, you will have to decide before you can start your student visa application process. After being accepted at a French university, you’ll get an acceptance letter required for the visa application.

Find out what type of visa you need to study in France

  • Visa de court séjour pour etudes (‘Schengen’ short-stay student visa) – for studies shorter than 3 months. This type of visa is mainly for short-term study programmes or language courses. It is free of charge, you won’t need a residence permit and you can apply for a new one when it expires.
  • Visa de long séjour temporaire pour etudes (temporary long-stay visa) – for studies that take 3 to 6 months to complete.
  • Visa de long séjour etudes (long-stay visa) – for studies that take more than 6 months to complete. You need to also apply for a residence permit in order to extend the duration of your stay after this long-stay visa expires (one year).

How to apply for a student visa for France

In order to apply for your visa, you will need to contact the French consulate in your home country and provide them with the following, when requested:

Simply follow these steps:

  • Schedule an in-person interview/appointment with MAX Education Links Pvt. Ltd (French consulate).
  • Check the online calendar that shows the available dates and hours.
  • Try to schedule the date of the appointment at least 90 days before your departure to France.
  • Pay the visa processing fee.
  • Wait to receive the visa. The processing time depends on your nationality, on how many students are currently applying for a visa, and so on. The sooner your start the application the better.

Language requirements for studying in France

When you apply for a university in France, you have to provide proof of:

  • French language proficiency – if you apply for French-taught degrees (accepted tests are: DELF/DALF or TCF).
  • English language proficiency – if you apply for English-taught degrees (accepted tests are: IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic or C1 Advanced).

Required application documents for the French student visa

  • Visa application form.
  • Two passport-type photos.
  • Valid passport and copies of your previous visas.
  • Official enrolment or acceptance letter from the university.
  • Proof of financial means to cover all your expenses during your study period.
  • Airline ticket/reservation showing date of departure.
  • Medical insurance that might cost between 300–715 EUR/year.
  • Documents stating the accommodation arrangement during your studies.
  • French language proficiency.
  • Proof of payment of the visa fee.
  • Proof of civil status (if applicable).

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Student Visa

MAX Education Links PVT. LTD helps students who want to pursue higher education in another country. We hold seminars to assist students on higher education options in other countries. A student visa is a special endorsement added to a government passport issued to students enrolled at qualified educational institutions. Student visas are non-immigrant visas that do not require the holder to obtain citizenship.


  • A student visa is an endorsement that is added to a government passport, which permits foreign students to study at a country's qualified educational institutions.
  • Any prospective student seeking higher education in another country must obtain a student visa from that country.

You can expect a one-stop solution for all your visa needs from profile evaluation, documentation, application drafting to post-visa services with MAX Education Links. If you are confused about filing your application, you can contact us immediately. We will be pleased to help you in any way we can.

Don’t wait. Begin your visa application today! Contact us for more information.

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