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Consul GeneralMme Marie MASDUPUY
Address5 rue El Fadl
BP 1777
Cairo
Egypt
Phonelocal: (02) 2394.7150
international: +20.2.2394.7150
Faxlocal: (02) 2394.7160
international: +20.2.2394.7160
Emailcgfcaire@link.net
Web sitehttp://www.ambafrance-eg.org/

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Ahmed Mohammed khair Abdelgader elkhdir
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:06 EST
My visa rejected without any reason
I am ahmed 16 years old student at iGSCE narmer school and my passport n. : p01792548 my sister is Studnt at arab academy for science an technology and they are going for a trip to France and Netherland and Belgium, 3 days at paris and 3 days in amsterdam and 2 days in brussels , my sister visa accepted but mine was rejected and it was very strange for my family so my father he is delegate Minister in league of arab states he called alot of people to know the reason of my rejected visa but no one answer us they tell my father to go French council in cairo to get help so i did go to the french council and i have appeal they didn’t see my papers they just keep saying send mail to the council and give me an email i send alot of time but no body answer but i was soo patient until they mail me and said 24 hours and we will respond you , I waited because i was believing that they will answer me but i was so disappointing no body respond and it is so strange.

Phone : 01153394361
E-mail: ahmedmohmmed425@gmail.com
Dr. Mahmoud Shaheen
Sat, 6 Jan 2018 05:41 EST
Appeal for my family visa refuse
Jan 4, 2018

Embassy of the Republic of France,
Visa Section,
Cairo, Egypt.

To Whom It May Concern:
Good day !
I am Dr. Mahmoud Shaheen, Egyptian, born in Cairo on May 14, 1959, with passport number A09090035. I live in Alexandria, Egypt. I work at present time in Saudi Arabia, and my family members live and study in Egypt.

We have planned to spend my daughter’s midyear education vacation (starting Jan 20) at France. I applied for my visa here in Saudi Arabia and got it on Dec 6, 2017. My wife and my daughter applied for visa in Cairo through a tourist agent (A-travel).

My wife is a Veteran pensioner, named Suzan Bishr, passport # A09462167, and my daughter is a Dentistry Student named Lamees Shaheen, passport # A09089138.

I am writing this letter as remonstration for the rejection of my family visa application we received from the French Embassy dated Jan 2, 2018. My family visa application was refused for the reason that “l'objet et les conditions du sejour envisage n'ont pas ete justifies غرض وشروط الإقامة المقصودة لم يكن له ما يبرره”.
I don't understand why they were refused as tourist visa when they have shown proofs that they will be coming back to Egypt as well as me to my work and my daughter to her university. I don’t know what that travel agency committed with their itinerary, but I Know that we intended to relax and have splendid days at France. Hence I am writing to appeal my family visa application and I have attached additional documents as proof for our intentions as a family to coallese and spend leisure time break.

Firstly, I have submitted and attached in this appeal all the documents that you require as proof of my approved visa, my work commitment, financial capability, Saudi return visa, my tickets from and to Saudia. I am a full-time employee of a reputable medical group of healthcare providers.

Secondly, my daughter travelled around Europe in Jan 2016 during a similar midyear education vacation. I have attached a photo of her type C visa issued by the Embassy of Germany. I would also like to point out that she followed the dates of her visa and left from the Schengen Area before its expiry to join her semesters on time.

Thirdly, we will be traveling as a family tourism, me, Suzan and Lamees, aiming at a break of leisure in our busy life of work.

Me, and my family are planning to fly together on Saturday, Jan 20, 2018, to France. I hope you can respond to my appeal as soon as possible because I have barely two weeks before our planned departure date. I’ll start my vacation here at KSA and fly to Egypt on Jan 12, 2018.

On Jan 4, 2018 I sent same appeal with attachments to your respected consulate in Cairo at e-mail:
admin-francais.le-caire-fslt@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Thank you so much for considering my appeal and I hope to hear a positive response from you.


Sincerely,

Dr. Mahmoud Shaheen
Director of Quality
Al-Emeis Medical Group, KSA
mahmoudshaheen59@gmail.com
00966501716138
00201141131426
YM RAJA AISAH BINTI YM DATO SERI RAJA SAIDIN
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:17 EST
STILL WAITING A RESPOND AND REPLY EMAIL FROM CONSULATE DEPARTMENT
I was DISSAPOINTED with the services by CONSULATE DEPARTMENT AT FRENCH EMBASSY..this my forth time email to your CONSULATE.i did sent email also directly to MR AMBASSADOR..and had phone called and communication with the AMBASSADOR secretary as well. She very kind ..and helpful..so MANY times i did mentioned im from ASIAN COUNTRY i dont need visa to all EUROPE..USA..MIDDLE EAST..SOUTH AFRICA..and all ASIAN COUNTRY..my email was concerned for my Husband as an egyptian...i did buy my two ticket for me and my husband to PARIS..and also im planned to go to London and SWITZERLAND for my vacation during Christmas..
I DID went to TLS and my husband was submitted all completed DOCUMENT but the visa was refused with unneceesary reason...i just want to go for holiday..i cant go alone as married woman..your embassy looks like something wrong between EMBASSY AND TLS ..something wrong going on ..i found you both just want to make money as business only...why during application THRU TLS the officer said my husband DOCUMENT all completed...and if you want to CHEATED or make business dont do this way by chatting...im a rich bussinesswoman...i going to all over the world by doing business and shopping..this is my bad experience CHEATED by FRENCH EMABASSY and TLS in Egypt by making money..collect money and after 1 WEEKS received REFUSED by unnecessary reason..
CONSULAR also never answer the phone called ..i called stephanie..Bastian in consular DEPARTMENT but the phone never been answer...dont work if you trick people like this...if your are busy unless reply my email..this never happened at FRENCH EMBASSY IN my COUNTRY AND ALSO at UK and all the FRENCH EMBASSY IN the other countries..as experience before .when im in ITALY..the services at FRENCH EMBASSY at CAIRO EGYPT is the worst
DEAR AMBASSADOR AS A REPRESENTATIVE FOR YOUR GOVERNMENT..PLEASE CHECK WHATS HAPPENED WITH YOUR CONSULAR STAFF..IM ASIAN PEOPLE THE NUMBER WHOM SUPPORT YOUR COUNTRY ECONOMY...SHOULD I DIRECTLY WRITE TO YOUR PRIME MINISTER..
HIS REALLY WORKING HARDER FOR YOUR FRENCH COUNTRY...IM REALLY RESPECT HIM
PLEASE AGAIN DO YOUR WORK PROPERLY...THIS MIGHT BE MY 5TH EMAIL ALREADY..BUT NO REPLY AND RESPOND
SHALL I APPLY MY HUSBAND VISA IN MY COUNTRY..SHOULD I JUST TAKE 14 HOURS FLIGHT JUST FOR THIS REASONS APPLY VISA FOR MY HUSBAND JUST BECAUSE I WANT TO GO FIR HOLIDAY...NOW ALREADY END OF DECEMBER 2017...SO MY HOLIRAY FOR CHRISTMAS WAS CANCELLED..
IF I KNOW THIS WAS HAPPENED IM NOT WAISTED MY MONEY AND TIME INVEST TO TLS AND FRENCH EMBASSY IN EGPYT.
IM SUPPOSED TO PLAN MY HOLIDAY TO OTHER COUNTRIES
IM WAIT YOUR EMAIL BEFORE I WILL WRITE MY COMPLAINED TO YOUR HOME MINISTER BY SHOW HOW MUCH I AND MY FAMILY FROM ASIAN COUNTRY AND ASIAN PEOPLE SPEND AND SUPPORT YOUR ECONOMY WITH CASH SHOPPERS..TQ...
aly hassan aly
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:12 EST
your embassy told me to go apply from another country
To whom it may concern
my name is Mr Aly hassan Ahmed Aly. my passport number is: . my TLScontact reference number:

I applied for a schengen to france from TLS contact. after waiting 2 weeks i received the passport today in an envelope.
it tells me that i did not receive the schengen because I have residency in the united arab emirates.
Ok. then why you dont mention in the application process that anyone who has residency in another country should apply from that other country? Also why TLS office even told me that all me papers are correct to apply for the schengen even though they saw my passport and saw my residency? also as an Egyptian citizen i have the right to apply from the country i was born in even though i have residency in another country. I live in Egypt. having a residency in another country does not mean i live there. I took the schengen many times from another countries and i even took it for many years. Now that is the 1st time that a consulate tells me to go apply from the residency country.
I demand to arrange a meeting with someone from the consulate because what has happened here is unacceptable
So please if someone could call me on +201006693429 or email me here or send me a number for someone to assist me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my problem and I hope to hear from you soon.
YM RAJA AISAH BINTI YM DATO SERI RAJA SAIDIN
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:00 EST
UNSATIFISTICATION ..UNPROFESIONAL AND CLEAN LINES OF THE TLS CENTRE MANAGEMENT
DEAR EXCELLENCY MR AMBASSADOR OF FRENCH EMBASSY..IM MALAYSIAN WIFE FOR AN EGYPTIAN HUSBAND..JUST STARTED BUSINESS ONE YEAR IN EGYPT..IN MALAYSIA WE ARE BOTH DOING VERY WELL AND ESTABLISHED WITH TRADING..PROPERTIES AND LAND BUSINESS..AND ALL ASIAN COUNTRY.AS DUE FOR MY HUSBAND POSITION AND HIS NATIONALITY IN PREFERED HIM TO APPLY HIS VISA AT EGYPT FOR OUR HOLIDAY TRIP
SO SURPRISING ME THE PLACE AND THE BUILDING JUST LOOK OK FROM OUTSIDE ONLY..NOT COMFORTABLE PLACES FOR SITTING ..IS ONLY AT GROUND FLOOR HAD A NOT MORE THAN TEN CHAIRS BEEN PLACED...BUT THE CROWDED AND PEOPLE WHO STANDING AND SITTING ALL OVER THE STAIRS IS REALLY LOOKS LIKE 3RD CALSS SHOPPING COMPLEX...PLEASE EUROPE COUNTRY SHOW THE PROFESIONAL WAYS TO THE WORLD AS OUR ASIAN COUNTRIES...WR HAD SO MANY RACES IN OUR COUNTRY THE CLEAN LINES IS NO 1 IMPORTANT...GO AND DO SPOT CHECK DON'T ONLY SAT AT THE OFFICE WITH RECEIVED A PAY WITHOUT TAKING A RESPONSIBILITY .THE TOILET BASED AT THE CAR PARK.. IT'S LOOK LIKE WC AT ROHINGYA COUNTRY..3RD CALSS POOR COUNTRY IN ASIA...PLEASE SHOW HOW IS EUROPE TEACH THE WORLD ABOUT THE CLEANLINESS...WITH THE BEST MESICINES IN THE WORLD'S THE BEST DOCTOR..WITH ALL THE EXPERT AND PROFESIONAL PEOPLE
Tamer Mostafa
Sun, 5 Nov 2017 05:41 EST
visa rejection
dear sir :
good afternoon my name is Tamer Mostafa work as a flight manager in air cairo i appreciate your decesion to refuse my apply for visa and i read the refuse letter which you send me attached with my passport .
i just want to know the real reason becouse all what i got as a reason i didnt understand which is :
1 - i didnt send travel ticket
sir already i work in airline company ( my id copy in my file which you take ) so we dont need flight ticket i just mention the date of flight which i will take to france and also attached the hotel reservation .
2 - in your rejection you mention that bank statment is not enough from your view . sir you didnt know my financial life to judge on me by bank statment in our family we keep cash money at home not in bank .
3 - already when i apply for visa it was for renew it becouse already my last one which already you give me was expired in june and it was for 3 years .
so i write for you this mail just to re-view my file again and i will appreciate your decesion .


thanks & best regards
Tamer Mostafa
flight manager
air cairo
01112229900
01111555499
may bahgat nofal
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:38 EDT
my visa was not rejected or accepeted. I dont understand
To whom it may concern
my name is May bahgat nofal
I applied for a schengen to france from TLS contact. after waiting 2 weeks i received the passport today in an envelope. It did not have the schengen inside or even a rejeciton letter for any reason. i asked TLS supervisor and he said that is the 1st time that they receive a passport back with no rejection letter or acceptance. he said to contact you and send you my case because maybe there was a mistake. so i hope that someone from the consulate could clarify to me why i did not have the schengen or even a rejection letter because that is not the 1st time for me to apply. I applied many times and received it all the time.
So please if someone could call me on +201006693429 or email me here or send me a number for someone to assist me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my problem and I hope to hear from you soon.
Mohamed Essam Eraqy Abdelazim
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:45 EDT
visa refusal
please review my documents again .I traveled several times to Germany before ,August was in Bulgaria?
Bank account more than sufficent, i am owner of big company with factories both in Morocco and Sudan.
All documents were attached .Awaiting your feed back ASAP to see what went wrong??
Thank you in advance
Tarek Abdel Alim Mohamed El Hady Negm
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:54 EDT
Visa rejection Appeal
Dear Sir/Madam,

I am approaching you as I received a refusal for myself and my family's visa application on 29 August. I received the reason as(8)which I understood this has to do with my Hotel booking. I do have a confirmed Hotel booking at the Hotel Ibis Paris Bastille from 3 till 8 October for myself, my wife and my son. I have all the documents which verifies this booking and I am wondering what might have went wrong. Please let me know how can I present thost documents for your checking and verification.
I would appreciate your consideration for my appeal and looking forward for your prompt reply on my contact number below.


Tarek Abdel Alim Mohamed El Hady Negm
+2 01066608631
selim
Sat, 2 Sep 2017 09:46 EDT
appeal refused french visa
Why is everyone posting their appeals here? isnt it supposed to be sent to france or something? and has anyone been granted the visa after the appeal or is it a lost cause?

thanks

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