Student Residence Permit / Carte de Séjour

FAQ related to student residence permit in France, first time application, renewal

List of requested documents for the residence permit / Documents à fournir pour le titre de séjour
  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 y...
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 at 10:28 AM
Controls from the Préfecture / Contrôles de la préfecture
Controls from the préfecture on holders of a student residence permit are currently going on. You may have been granted a 2 to 4-year laminated c...
Tue, 3 Apr, 2018 at 5:52 PM
How to declare my change of address to the Préfecture? Comment déclarer mon changement d’adresse auprès de la Préfecture ?
You are requested by law to declare your change of address within three months after your move. You should then drop a simplified file to the Registrar’...
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 9:50 AM
Where should I drop my file when renewing my residence permit? Où dois-je déposer mon dossier pour renouveler ma carte de séjour?
The files for renewal of student residence permit should be dropped at the registrar’s reception. You can come without any appointment on any Thursday a...
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 at 4:41 PM
When should I renew my residence permit ? Quand dois-je renouveler mon titre de séjour?
You should hand in your application file two to three months before your visa or current residence permit expires.  If you leave for an exchange or an i...
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 at 4:44 PM
When will I get a laminated card? Quand recevrai-je une carte plastifiée?
Your first residence permit consists in your visa and OFII stamp. It is valid until your visa expires. Two months before the expiry date of the visa you...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 3:34 PM
Can I apply for a residence permit in Cergy even though I do not live in Val d’Oise (95)? Mon dossier de titre de séjour peut-il être déposé à Cergy même si je n’habite pas dans le Val d’Oise ?
Yes, application files for a student residence permit can now be dropped in the department in which the school is located no matter the place of reside...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 11:55 AM
How can I prove my income? Comment justifier de mes ressources?
There are several options: - You should be able to show that you receive monthly automatic bank transfers of at least €615 (or only €350 if you are ...
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 9:28 AM
What kind of residence proof is accepted? Quel justificatif de domicile est accepté?
All proofs of residence must be dated less than 3 months. You can provide one of the following: - An ALEGESSEC housing attestation (attestation « est lo...
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018 at 9:38 AM
How long does it take to get a residence permit ? Quel est le délai d’obtention d’un titre de séjour ?
The processing period can vary tremendously from one file to the other but there is an average delay of two months between the moment the complete file...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 1:14 PM