To book an appointment, please send an email through stating the name, surname, date of birth, nationality, passport number, phone number of the applicant along with dates and itinerary of the trip. To be entitled to apply for a visa as family members of EU citizen, the EU citizen must travel with the applicant. Appointments are available only on Tuesdays afternoon. Due to the high volume of applications, you are asked to contact us on a reasonable notice, a minimum of few weeks in advance apply.

PNG Please note that ALL THE DOCUMENTS must be produced in ORIGINALS and PHOTOCOPIES including all pages of your passport, your Irish reentry visa and GNIB card..

The requirements for family members of an EU citizen are:

Application form

Make sure you fill it up completely. Some information, if missing, could delay the study of your file or lead to a rejection closure of your file. Click here to download the form.

Passport or travel document

Please note that your document has to be valid for a period of 3 months after the intended return and have a least 2 blank pages. From 5 April 2010, only passports that have been issued during the past ten years can be endorsed with a visa. If your passport has been issued more than 10 years ago, please apply for a new passport at your embassy. As for all documents listed below you should provide the Embassy with a copy of your passport that includes all the inside pages apart from the blank ones.

Re-entry visa to Ireland

That visa should be valid for at least 3 months after the intended return

1 passport size photograph in colour with a white background
Garda Naturalisation and Immigration Bureau card

Only GNIB card holders (valid Irish residency permit) are entitled to apply for a Schengen visa at the embassy of France in Ireland. Your GNIB card has to be valid for at least 3 month after the intended return

Return tickets both ways (to France and return to Ireland) for the applicant + the EU citizen

Your flight or ferry should be fully booked on application. N.B.: if you do not want to run the risk of loosing your payment in case of rejection, you might try and book through a travel agency.

Marriage certificate

It is compulsory for spouses of EU citizens to produce the above.

If married to a French national, you will produce the French marriage certificate. (If you got married out of France your foreign marriage certificate should have been transcripted into a French one by the French Embassy/Consulate).

Birth certificate

A birth certificate of the travelling EU child has to be produced, same goes for any applicant under 18 years old.

Passport of the EU citizen (Spouses, Parents, Child…)

The original should be brought to the Embassy, together with a copy of the ID page.

Parental authorisation

When a minor is travelling alone (or with only one parent), both parents (or the parent not travelling) should sign a parental authorisation.
In case there is only one tenant of parental authority, please produce a proof of that fact. A model of authorization will be found on the Embassy website. Click here. To that form, you will add a copy of the parents’ passports.

Proof of dependence

If financially depending on an EU citizen, you should prove it by all means: your bank statement, your parent/child’s bank statement, proofs of regular transfers…

This does not apply to children under 18 nor to spouses.

Registered envelope (1 envelope per passport with a 7 euros stamp). Envelopes and stamps have to be given on the day of your visa application.

If you cannot come to collect your passport on the collection date , please provide the visa section with an envelope bearing your correct address in the receiver’s section + a 7 euros stamp (per passport). Note that your passport micht not reach you on the collection date due to postal delay. Note that in case of rejection, the Embassy will not be in a position to return passports by post : all applicants will have to present themselves to collect passports.

N.B.: Should you fail to produce one or more of the required documents on application,
You will be asked to come to the visa section again with the missing papers.
No faxes will be admitted.

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Published on 03/10/2017

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