France Opens Visa Service Center in Astana
The French Embassy in Kazakhstan has opened a visa service center in Kabanbay Batyr Avenue 6/1 in Astana on Feb. 4th this year.
Since its opening, the visa center receives 50 applications for the Schengen visa on average daily. The fee for the visa is 60 Euros.
French Ambassador to Kazakhstan, Philippe Martinet said there are over 3.5 million tourists from Kazakhstan who visited France last year. He added that the French Embassy has issued a total of 2.5 million tourist visas in 2018.
In the next year, France is expecting to welcome 100 million tourists.