Does family reunification apply to all foreign families?

Verified 16 June 2021 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

The family reunification procedure concerns the foreigner non-European. It allows him to bring his family to France: spouse and/or minor children.

Family reunification does not apply to all foreign families. Other procedures exist to be joined by one's family.

A long-stay visa shall be issued in particular in the following situations: