According to regulation passed by the Council of European Union in 2003 (2003/454/CE), the applicants are now charged for the visa process. The fees have to be paid when filing the application.
In case of a visa refusal, no refund will be granted.
The visa is free of charge for :
assistants working at a French high school,
spouse of a French or EU citizen,
children under 6 years of age,
Payment (US dollars only) by debit card are only accepted.
Fees are subject to change following the exchange rate.
Rates are updated every 1st and 16th of the month