All visitors to France must have a valid visa before boarding their plane regardless of the length of stay. It is advisable to apply for entry visa 2~3 months prior to your departure.
The weather in Montpellier in July averages 30°C
We will be pleased to provide attendees with an invitation letter, if required, for the dates of the conference upon request to support the purpose of your visit.
Under Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 of 15 March 2001, a certain number of nationalities are exempt from the short-stay visa requirement to enter the Schengen Area. (Foreigners holding ordinary passports exempt from visa requirements).
All foreign nationals wanting to come to France must be able to submit statutory documentary evidence at the border for the reasons for their stay, their means of support and accommodation arrangements.
As a rule, unless you are exempt, you are required to have a visa. It must be applied for from the relevant French embassy or consulate in the applicant’s country of residence.
For more information and visa application please visit : http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/getting-a-visa/