As the application process includes taking a photo and the ten fingerprints of each applicant, it is not possible to send in a visa application via the post. This also applies to residents of Samoa and the Cook Islands.
Each applicant aged 12 years and over must travel to Wellington to apply for their visa in person.
The only exception applies to applicants of visas for African countries. Applicants for these visas are not required to apply in person at the Consulate of France.
Make an appointment
One appointment must be made for each passport holder. Applicants will need to make an appointment during the opening hours of the Consulate of France : 9.15 am to 1.15 pm, Monday to Friday.
Applicants will not be admitted to the Consulate if they do not have an appointment.
Appointments can be made by calling the Embassy: (04) 384 2555.
When making an appointment, please provide:
If applicants are unable to attend an appointment, they should amend or cancel it.
Who requires this visa?
If you wish to spend less than 90 days in Monaco, you will need to apply for the Schengen visa. Click here for further information.
If you wish to spend more than 90 days in Monaco, you will need to apply for a visa for Monaco.
List of documents required to apply:
If you intend to join your spouse in Monaco, you will also need to include:
If travelling with dependants, you will also need to include:
If you intend to move to Monaco as a resident, you will also need to include:
If you intend to work in Monaco, you will also need to include:
How long will the application take to process?
The consulate of France simply transfers the visa applications to the authorities in Monaco and therefore cannot specify how long they will take to process. It can take up to a two to three months. Once the Visa Officers are informed that your visa has been granted, you will be contacted immediately.
For further information, please click here: www.gouv.mc