New visa procedure from the 1st of April [fr]
Important: Please note that VFS Joint Schengen Visa Application Center will be moving to the below location from 01 June 2015 onwards:
No.61, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01 (Opposite the Central Bank of Sri Lanka).
Information to applicants :
From the 1st of April 2012 onwards, the following categories of visa applicants will be invited to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen Visa Application Centre, No.61, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01 (Opposite the Central Bank of Sri Lanka), during the opening hours :
spouses of a French citizen
relatives of a EU/EEE citizen or his/her spouse (direct descendant - son/daughter aged less than 21 or dependant and/or dependant ascendant - mother/father)
french or foreign government grant holders (students)
foreigners invited by an international organization having its headquarters in France (ordinary passport holders).
Those categories of visa applicants will benefit from :
a fast track visa submission procedure (no queue, submission to a dedicated desk)
exemption of VFS service fees.