If you are not a French national or a national of a European Union country, then you will need to apply for a study visa.
Ask the cultural service of the French Embassy in your country.

To complete your visa application, you will receive:
  • a letter of acceptance to the University of Tours once your pre-registration file has been validated
  • a certificate of acceptance of university housing by the CROUS (if you have applied for residential housing – /!\ for private dwellings, you must ask the owner directly for the certificate)

Campus France procedure

Students from the following countries are subject to the procedure «Etudes en France»:

Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam.

To access your Campus France area, you will need to enter the name of your country followed by campus.france.org and complete a file.

For example, if you are Mexican: mexique.campusfrance.org

Then, in the “I am accepted” menu, you must indicate the name of our university and the type of program (exchange program). This is a procedure that will facilitate your visa application.