Visa for CERN - ITER - UNESCO
In order to work in France, International Organization employers and civil servants require a visa delivered by the French Embassy. This visa enables the applicant to be delivered a resident card of a special kind, with the mention "PRO-MAE".
This visa is valid for France only.
No visa can be delivered if the applicant is already in France. Personnal appearance is compulsory.
You have to apply with the French Consulate in Houston, only if you study or reside in one of the following states : Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
To know where to apply, click here.
IN ORDER TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICES, IT IS MANDATORY TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ON LINE. NO APPOINTMENT WILL BE GIVEN BY PHONE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
If you provide a FEDEX envelop to receive your passport at your residence’s address, this envelop MUST mention:
From: your address (NOT the address of the French Consulate)
To: your address
This consulate does not make any copies.
- Original passport or travel document (+ ONE COPY of the identity pages). Your passport must have been issued less than 10 years ago, be valid for at least three months after your return to the US and have at least 2 blank visas pages left.
- 1 recent passport size photograph. DO NOT GLUE to the form.
- the verbal note of letter of accreditation stamped by the Service du Protocole of the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs.
Sous Direction des Privilèges et Immunités Consulaires
57 Boulevard des Invalides
Fax : 01.53.69.38.49