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Application for a driving licence: what proof of domicile?

Verified 22 mars 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Additional cases ? What proof of identity?

You live in mainland France

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

Case 1: you are using Address

Justif'Address is a technical device built into the online driver's licence application that allows you to perform an automatic verification of the address you entered.

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

Case 2: you are not using Address Reason

Accepted supporting documents vary depending on your situation.

You are 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 someone close to you: parent, 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:

  • Certificate 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
  • 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 pleasure boat

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, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You are a minor

You must provide the following documents:

  • Accommodation certificate on honour of one of the parents dated and signed
  • Copy of the identity document of the parent who signed the certificate
  • The same parent's proof of domicile

You live overseas

You must provide proof of domicile.

Accepted supporting documents vary depending on your situation.

Prepare a scanned version to apply online.

You are 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 someone close to you: parent, 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:

  • Certificate 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
  • 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 pleasure boat

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, non-handwritten rent receipt)

You are a minor

You must provide the following documents:

  • Accommodation certificate on honour of one of the parents dated and signed
  • Copy of the identity document of the parent who signed the certificate
  • The same parent's proof of domicile