France Visa Letter of Request Form

Please make sure you have read the information in the France Visa Application Guidelines and France’s Business Travel information pages before completing this form.

Eligible Applicants

Individuals requesting a Letter of Invitation to the FWN Filipina Summit and other events must be:

  • A FWN member in good standing (applicants should be prepared to provide evidence of membership).

  • Fully registered - payment in full - for the Filipina Summit for which they are requesting an invitation. If you need to, register for #FWNSummit2019.

  • Has proof of hotel reservation to send to the French Embassy or Consulate. You may add your hotel room reservation during the summit registration.

  • Has proof of airfare ticket to show to the French Embassy or Consulate

Purpose and Content of the Letter

Letters of Invitation to FWN events may be issued to validate your participation and attendance. Such letters may also be used to support an individual’s request for company or governmental clearance to attend the event.

A Letter of Invitation issued by FWN will:

  • Be addressed directly to the individual requesting the invitation

  • Include the name, date, and location of the FWN event

  • Indicate the individual’s responsibility for all expenses related to her participation in the FWN event (including summit registration, travel and accommodations)

  • Be signed by an authorized FWN representative

Requests for Letters of Invitation will be accepted until 31 August 2019. If you are unable to obtain a Visa or have any other travel related circumstances, the FWN event registration cancellation policy applies.

Delivery of Letter of Invitation

  • A Letter of Invitation is electronically delivered to the applicant by email and by courier (FedEx), if requested by the applicant. Shipping and Handling costs will be assessed to the requester.

  • A copy of the letter may also be delivered to a French Embassy/Consulate or visa-issuing agency, as requested by the applicant and will be delivered by courier (additional delivery will apply). Approved requests will be processed within one week of receipt of a complete and qualified event registration form and Letter of Invitation Request.

Disclaimer

FWN reserves the right to decline any request for a Letter of Invitation. If FWN declines a request, the $25 processing fee will not be assessed by FWN.

FWN has no influence on an individual's application to a French Embassy or other agency for a visa to travel to France and is not responsible for the outcome of an individual's Visa application.

Please note: In the event that your visa application is denied, FWN cancellation / transfer policy applies ONLY if written documentation from your embassy is provided to FWN before 10 September 2019.

For questions regarding your Invitation Request, please contact FWN at +1 (415) 610-6637 or via email filipina@ffwn.org 

Cancellation & Transfer Policy

This policy applies to all registrations and tickets purchased regardless of when they were purchased. No exceptions.

Cancellation Policy

  • Filipina Summit fees are non-refundable but maybe transferred to another person.

  • Ads, Letter of Invitation Requests processing fees (to apply for visa) and shipping/handling fees are non-refundable.

  • Additional special-fee event tickets, hotel/tour packages, auction items, books, publications, FWN brand items and purchases made during the Summit are FINAL and non-refundable.

Transfer Policy for Filipina Summit fees:

  1. Email your transfer request to filipina@ffwn.org with the person's name /contact info BEFORE 31 August 2019.

  2. If FWN member transfers registration to a NONmember, the NONmember must: 1) Pay the difference of the member and NONmember price at the time of transfer, OR 2) Become a FWN member at time of transfer. 3) If registration is discounted, the difference in current fees will be applied.

  3. A 50% transfer fee will be assessed.

*Questions? filipina@ffwn.org or 415.935.4FWN