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» Can I visit France without a visa?

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Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:54 EDT
Transit visa
Hello good day, I'm a Nigerian citizen I want to travel to cotonu from ukraine with Air France do I need a transit visa to transit through paris to cotonu, I have a temporary residence of Ukraine, I already bought airline ticket, someone was telling me I need a trains Visa to pass through paris how true is this?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:24 EDT
Required documents for Visa Application
Good day sir/ma.
I just got married and my wife is a citizen of france.
I'm applying for my visa soon so as to go join her and I want to know what's required of me before I apply. Thanks for your anticipated positive response.
Mon, 6 May 2019 18:01 EDT
I'm a Nigerian I resides in Nigeria I want to know if I can get a France visa at Benin.
Mariam Adina Egboro
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:31 EDT
I am a Nigerian, a student of International Relations in Houdegbe North American University Cotonou Benin Republic.

I wish to continue my education in France. I want to know the status.

Miss Miriam Adina Egboro.
khuram shahzad
Sun, 27 May 2018 17:38 EDT
dear sir&madam
i have resdince visa dubhai 2 year and now i am here benin multipul visa 3 month now can i apply visit visa france
Mon, 6 Nov 2017 15:07 EST
Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa
Dear Sir/Madam
I am an Iranian and now, here in Cotonou. My family invite to Sisily in Italy , Then I here can not to apply with them . Can I apply for a short-stay Schengen visa here in Cotonou?
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:16 EDT
Hi I want to know
I want to know if I will need premit to stay in benin,I am coming with my family from South Africa but we re using Nigeria passport so do we need a visa or a stay to visit for 1 month.
Thanks email is
Adenle Adebayo
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:09 EDT
visa for short stay
I am a Nigerian holding nigeria passport working with a Non Govermental organization as parmanent worker in Benin as a project elaborator,international relation officer,I am invited to participate in a workshop in paris on the letter.what are the requirement? and financial subsistence needed for this trip ? The NGO wants to sponsor the trip.what are the papers needed from my NGO?
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:24 EST
Please I want to know if I can apply for EGYPT visa in Cotonou with my Nigerian passport....if yes what and what do I need to present to the embassy of Egypt in Cotonou.. Thank
Abaa Kalu
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:09 EDT
Consulate France Cotonou Good Morning

Plesae i want to apply for a visa of Lithuania and I want to know if it is acceptable for me to apply in France Embassy in Cotonou

and how to book appointment with the Embassy of France Cotonou

Business Visa to Lithuania

Thanks Best Regards

Mr Abaa Kalu

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