Documents  requested for a first 

laminated  card (after OFII + VISA)

 

o Study form” (to  fill out and sign at Registraire’s office when you drop your file)

 2 recent identity photos no smile, complete face uncovered, no hairband, no glasses 

o Copy of the passport identity page(make sure that the photograph  appears clearly)

o Copy of your visa and OFII stamp and airport stamp with the date of entry in France

o Recent housing proof dated less than 3 months 

o Alegessec  attestation 

o EDF  (electricity bill) or rental agreement + last rent payment receipt

o Housing  insurance 

o Accommodation  letter (“attestation d’hébergement”) that must be filled out by the person you  are staying with + copy of his / her identity card or residence permit + copy  of his / her last electricity bill

o Copy of your Birth certificate(French translated version)

o Enrollment certificateto request to your programme coordinator. It must specify the length of your study as well  as your date of graduation.

o Academic transcripts for the  current year and  any document proving your academic activity (internship contract copy, exchange  attestation etc.) Prefecture expects evidence of student activities in order to  issue a student residence permit

o Option 1: Copy of last three French bank statements showing that  you get the required monthly bank transfers of at least 615 euros. A letter  from your family’s bank confirming that an automatic monthly bank transfer is  set up in your favor is also required and its translation in French. Your name  must clearly appear on the bank statements. The monthly bank transfers can also  be issued by an official body from which you get a scholarship. In this case a  scholarship attestation in French is required.

o Option 2: A letter from your French bank stating that you currently have  at least 7400 euros into account or 4200 euros if you are housed at someone else’s place.

o If  you are doing an internship : copy of the internship contract (convention  de stage) and payslips.

 

 

Only one-sided A4, unstapled copies 

are accepted


                                                                                                                                


Documents  requested for renewing 

your  residence permit (after a laminated card)

 

 

o Study form” (to  fill out and sign at Registraire’s office when you drop your file)

o 2 recent identity photos(no smile, complete face uncovered, no hairband, no 

glasses )

o Copy of the passport identity page(make sure that the photograph  appears clearly)

o Copy of your current residence permitboth sides

o Recent proof of residence dated  less than 3 months 

o Alegessec  attestation 

o EDF  (electricity bill) or rental agreement + last rent payment receipt

o Housing  insurance 

o Accommodation  letter (“attestation d’hébergement”) that must be filled out by the person you  are staying with + copy of his / her identity card or residence permit + copy  of his / her last electricity bill

o Copy of your Birth certificate(French translated version)

o Enrollment certificateto be requested to your programme coordinator. It must specify the length of your study as well  as your date of graduation. 

o Last academic transcriptsfor all terms covered by your current  residence permit, and any document proving your academic activity (internship  contract, exchange certificate etc.) Prefecture expects evidence of student  activities in order to issue a student residence permit.

o Option 1: Copy of last three French bank statements showing that  you get the required monthly bank transfers of at least 615 euros. A letter  from your family’s bank confirming that an automatic monthly bank transfer is  set up in your favor is also required and its translation in French. Your name  must clearly appear on the bank statements. The monthly bank transfers can also  be issued by an official body from which you get a scholarship. In this case a  scholarship attestation in French is required.

o Option 2: A letter from your French bank stating that you currently have  at least 7400 euros into account or 4200 euros if you are housed at someone else’s place.

o If  you are doing an apprenticeship : copy of your contract, of your last APT  and last 3 payslips. If your apprenticeship lasts long enough, it will be accepted  to justify your income.

o If  you are doing an internship : copy of the internship contract (convention  de stage) and payslips.

 

 

Only one-sided A4, unstapled copies 

are accepted