Living in France


Can I travel with a residence permit application receipt?

If you are in the process of obtaining or renewing a residence permit, you know that you must regularly request a new receipt from the prefecture. But does this renewal receipt allow you to travel abroad? When you apply for a residence permit at the prefecture or sub-prefecture of your […]

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Foreign parents of French children – how to become resident?

Parents of a French child automatically benefit from a residence permit. They are among the categories of people against whom an Obligation to Leave the Territory (OQTF) decision cannot be executed. Despite this, the proof to be provided to obtain the residence permit as the parent of a French child […]


Documents to provide to obtain French nationality

We invite you to find in this article, the documents to provide for the application for French nationality. Indeed, if you want to apply for French nationality, you must have an idea of ​​the conditions to become a French citizen. Any foreigner wishing to apply for French citizenship must have […]

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Emergency and Rescue services in France

Emergency call numbers are telephone numbers for reaching public emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These numbers are generally short and free. Like several Western countries where such a system was already in place, the Ministry of Health French asked that a free emergency call number […]


What is the AGDREF number?

The AGDREF number is a number made up of 10 digits which appear on the residence permit. The AGDREF (Application for the Management of the Files of Foreign Nationals in France) makes it possible in particular to guarantee the right of residence to foreigners in a legal situation on French […]

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How to renew a French Residence Permit when divorced ?

Divorce can have consequences on the renewal of a foreigner’s residence permit when the latter’s ex-wife is of French nationality. The question that arises is: How to renew my residence permit if I am divorced from my French wife? To answer this question, we will first see what is the […]


The French “retired” residence permit

The  “retired” residence permit mentioning retired person allows you to enter France for stays of a maximum duration of 1 year.  You do not have to apply for a visa. This card does not authorize to work in France. Please note: this card does not allow you to bring your […]

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How to obtain French nationality

If you have been living in France for a few years, then you have surely wondered how to obtain French nationality? Indeed, each year in France, nearly 150,000 foreigners become French and obtain their citizenship. In addition, you must have an idea of ​​the conditions to become a French citizen. […]


Housing in France – All you need to know to live in France

We invite you to find in this article all the information on housing in France. Indeed, before leaving to work in France, you must know how to find accommodation in France. Finding accommodation in France is an essential step for anyone wishing to work and live in France. Indeed, you must […]

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My Prefecture receipt has expired. What should I do?

Do you have a residence permit application receipt (first application or renewal) which will expire in less than 15 days? You have not yet received a notification on the follow-up of your request (information by SMS of the production of the permit or refusal of stay)? In this case, you […]