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Application for a driving licence: what proof of domicile?

Verified 24 November 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

The rules differ depending on whether you live in metropolis or overseas.

Metropole

You can use the Address Reason device or provide proof of domicile.

Case 1: You are using Address Reason

Address Reason is a technical integrated with the application for an online driving licence. It allows you to perform an automatic verification of the address you entered.

Using Address Reason, you do not have to provide proof of domicile.

Case 2: You do not use Address Reason

Accepted supporting documents will vary depending on who you are major or minor.

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Major

You have a proof of address in your name

You must provide one of the following documents (only one proof of domicile is required):

  • Invoice less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas, or mobile or landline telephone
  • Notice of taxation or non-taxation
  • Unwritten rent receipt

A photocopy of an electronic invoice is accepted.

You live with a relative: relative, friend...

You must provide the following 3 documents:

  • Attestation on honour of the person hosting you, dated and signed by both of you
  • Copy of the ID of the person who is hosting you
  • Proof of domicile to his name (invoice for less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or telephone, notice of taxation or non-taxation, unwritten rent receipt)

You are homeless or homeless (homeless)

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Proof of domicile at an organisation approved by the prefect (your town hall can give you a list of them) or special circulation booklet
  • Invoice for less than 6 months of fixed or mobile phone, gas, electricity or water

You live in the hotel

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certification from the hotel manager
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or fixed or mobile telephone, tax notice, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You live in a trailer

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certification of the campsite manager or manager
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or fixed or mobile telephone, tax notice, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You live on a yacht

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certificate of less than 6 months issued by the Harbour Master of a permanent or site property
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of landline or mobile phone, tax notice, unwritten rent receipt)
Minor

You must provide the following documents:

Overseas

You must provide proof of domicile.

Accepted supporting documents will vary depending on who you are major or minor.

Prepare scanned version to online request.

Major

You have a proof of address in your name

You must provide one of the following documents (only one proof of domicile is required):

  • Invoice less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas, or mobile or landline telephone
  • Notice of taxation or non-taxation
  • Unwritten rent receipt

A photocopy of an electronic invoice is accepted.

You live with a relative: relative, friend...

You must provide the following 3 documents:

  • Attestation on honour of the person hosting you, dated and signed by both of you
  • Copy of the ID of the person who is hosting you
  • Proof of domicile to his name (invoice for less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or telephone, notice of taxation or non-taxation, unwritten rent receipt)

You are homeless or homeless (homeless)

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Proof of domicile at an organisation approved by the prefect (your town hall can give you a list of them) or special circulation booklet
  • Invoice for less than 6 months of fixed or mobile phone, gas, electricity or water

You live in the hotel

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certification from the hotel manager
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or fixed or mobile telephone, tax notice, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You live in a trailer

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certification of the campsite manager or manager
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of water, electricity, gas or fixed or mobile telephone, tax notice, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You live on a yacht

You must provide the following 2 documents:

  • Certificate of less than 6 months issued by the Harbour Master of a permanent or site property
  • Certificate of less than 6 months with the same address (invoice of less than 6 months of landline or mobile phone, tax notice, unwritten rent receipt)
Minor

You must provide the following documents:

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