Guadeloupe Visa and Passport Requirements
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A passport with a minimum validity of 3 months upon leaving Guadeloupe is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except (1) EU nationals holding a travel document (national ID card or passport), which is valid during their stay. However, be aware that some airlines / transit destinations may require you to carry a passport to board your flight.
Visas are not required by all nationals referred to in the chart above for touristic stays of up to three months within a time period of six months, providing they hold a valid return ticket.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.
Types and Cost
Specific short-stay visa: €60.
Specific short-stay visa: 90 days within a six-month period; long-stay visa: valid for stays of over three months.
French Consulate (or consular section at embassy). In the UK, the consulate has outsourced the visa application process to TLScontact (www.tlscontact.com/en).
Nationals who do require a visa can only enter Guadeloupe on a specific short-stay visa; you must advise the consulate/TLScontact that you are planning on visiting Guadeloupe when you apply.
Allow 15 days for visa processing.
Extension of stay
EU nationals staying longer than three months must register at the préfecture to apply for a carte de séjour. Other nationals require a long-stay visa.
This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
French Embassy in the UK
The French Overseas Possessions are an Overseas Department of the Republic of France, and are represented abroad by French Embassies.
Telephone: +44 20 7073 1000
Address: , 58 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7JT,
French Embassy in the USA
Telephone: +1 (202) 944 6000
Address: , 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007,
Waiting times for appointments and for processing applications will vary depending on your nationality and the time of year. Appointments can be booked online.