France is one of the Schengen Countries which means the visa for France not only allows you to travel to France but 26 Schengen Countries from Europe. This is known as the Schengen Visa. Due to recent change on 02 Feb ’20, the new and increased France visa fee has come into effect. It also introduced some new additions in the Schengen Agreement like:

  • Visa fee hike by almost 33%
  • Electronic submission of Visa form
  • You can now apply six months prior as compared to the earlier three months
  • Have a good record of previous Schengen visas, you can get multiple entry visa for five years
The changes seem good for frequent travellers except for the fee. Schengen countries may use this fee hike for software upgrades, more security among other things.
Regardless, at Blinkvisa, we provide the complete cashback on your France Schengen Visa Fee.

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Blinkvisa can get your visa process done completely and smoothly with less extremely fewer chances of visa rejection. Besides, we provide a 100% cashback on your visa fee.

France Visa Cashback

France Visa Fee Updated as of Feb 2020

Schengen Visa has the common fee structure across all 26 Schengen states but the fee is in Euros, so standard conversion charges will be applicable as per the country you’re applying from. Up until 02 Feb 2020, the fee structure was that adults (>12) had to pay 60 Euros, children (6-12) had to pay 35 Euros, and below six it was free. But now the fee is different due to recent changes. Now it’s 80 Euros for Adults, 40 for children from 6-12 and below 6 it will still remain free.

If you’re from any other country like India, the conversion charges will apply.

Visa fee for Indians

If you’re from India, the price will be in Indian Rupees of course and depending on where in India you’re applying from, you will have to visit for interview, biometrics, and pay the fee there.
France Schengen Visa Fee
If you’re from Bangalore, Blinkvisa can help you get your visa processed without much effort on your part. All you have to do is register on our site, pay the initial amount of INR 500 only, submit the documents and let us take care of the rest. You can pay the remaining amount of INR 6680 after the approval of your visa.
It means you don’t even have to worry about spending all INR 7680 while applying for a visa and with such risk of rejection and no refund. You even get 100% visa fee returned to you as cashback (Blinkcash).

What is Blinkcash and how to use it?

When you apply for your visa through Blinkvisa, you will have 100% visa fee returned to you as cashback in your Blinkvisa wallet called Blinkwallet. This cashback is known as Blinkcash and is returned to you as soon as you make the initial payment of INR 500.

This cashback returned can be used to book hotels, flights, and activities in France or on your next trip. And the unique things: Blinkcash has unlimited validity i.e it never expires.

See for yourself the fee breakage:

Visa Type Blinkvisa Charges Visa Fees Tax TotalĀ  Avail Cashback
France Schengen Tourist Visa INR 1000 INR 6500 18% INR 7680 INR 7680
France Schengen Business Visa INR 1000 INR 6500 18% INR 7680 INR 7680

Here’s how the cashback is applied to your hotel or flight books:

Discounts on Hotel Bookings

france hotel discount

Discount on Flight Bookings:

france flight discounts

How to pay the France Visa Fee?

  1. Visit
  2. Select visa type: Tourist or Business and click ‘Get Visa’
  3. You’ll be taken to our France Visa page which will provide you with the brief information about the visa as well as fee.
  4. Click on ‘Apply for Visa’ and fill up your basic information like name, contact details, and travel information, and schedule an appointment.
  5. Pay the visa fee online of INR 500 and we’ll get started on your visa process.
  6. Once the visa is approved, you will have to pay the remaining amount and the visa will be delivered to your house.

You may also need to know about the process of interview and biometrics.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Where can I submit my documents for the visa?

If you are a Bangalorean, you can request for home pickup & drop service from Blinkvisa or you can come down to our office and submit the documents.

2. Is the visa fee refundable?

When you pay the visa fee, it is credited to your Blinkwallet as 100% cashback. You can use this cashback to book flights, hotels, and activities.

3. What is the exact process for France Schengen visa?

You can know how to apply for France Schengen visa here.

4. What are the documents required for the visa?

You will need certain mandatory documents like Passport, photos, itinerary, accommodation proof, bank statement and some additional documents are also required based on your current employment status and your purpose of visit. For more information, you can read France visa requirements.

5. I’m from Bangalore. How can I apply with Blinkvisa?

We can provide pickup and drop facility anywhere in Bangalore. You are also free to visit us to get more clarification. Our office address is:

L-176, Ground Floor, 5th Main, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102

To know more, please visit France visa from Bangalore.