Long stay visas for spouse of French citizens


  • One (1) long stay application form : fill out all headings, front and back, using capital letters. You have to date and sign the application.
  • Two (2) recent coloured photographs (full face, no dark glasses, no head covering, plain white background only, size : 35 x 45 mm). (see the requirements)
  • Valid passport (more than 1 year and 3 months). Make sure the passport has at least two blank pages left for visa purpose
  • Clear photocopy of your passport data page (identification page)
  • Flight reservation with confirmed dates. JUST BOOK your trip but DO NOT PURCHASE your tickets until the visa has been approved
  • One (1) OFII form. Please only complete the top part refering to "Rubrique à remplir lors de la demande de visa". Make sure that the dates are stated in the order : day / month / year

The following documents must be presented in original and one set of copies :

  • the "Livret de famille" + 1 copy
  • a certified copy of the French marriage certificate (less than 2 months old) issued either by a French "Mairie" or by a French Consulate + 1 copy
  • Copy of the valid French identification card (Carte nationale d’Identité) or the Biometric passport of the French citizen.
  • - 1 copy of documents justifiying your French spouse’s settlement in France (i.e. end of registration with the French consulate ; if your spouse is not registered with the consulate : work contract in France, explanation letter, etc...)
  • There is no charge for this visa
  • A copy of this page

Other documents may be requested on a case by case basis.

Dernière modification : 08/06/2016

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