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To stay legally in France for more than 3 months, an adult foreigner must have a long-stay visa or a residence permit, unless he is a citizen of an EU countryEEA or switzerland.
To stay legally in France for more than 3 months, an adult foreigner must have a long-stay visa or a residence permit.
You must have residence documents following:
- Long-stay visa
- Long-stay visa valid as residence permit (VLS-TS)
- Provisional authorization of stay (APS): sick parent, volunteer mission
- Temporary or multi-annual residence card: private and family life, employee/temporary worker, student, trainee, intern family support "au pair", visitor
- Multi-year residence card: talent passport, seasonal worker, ICT seconded employee
- Resident Card
- Retired residence card
European or Swiss citizens
If you are a citizen of a the European Economic Area or switzerland, you do not have to hold a residence permit. However, you can get one if you do request..
The family members accompanying you and who are of foreign nationality other than that of an EEA or Swiss country, must hold one of the following cards: