Student Residence Permit / Carte de Séjour

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

Renewal of the French residence permit - New online procedure
Most of the student residence permits can now be renewed online. You can have a look at the details in the attached document
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 2:01 PM
List of requested documents for the residence permit / Documents à fournir pour le titre de séjour
Documents requested for online renewal of your residence permit (after VLS TS or laminated card)    E-photo to be made in photomaton or with specialised...
Tue, 22 Jun, 2021 at 8:37 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? New online procedure
New online procedure to declare your change of address to the Préfecture (student residence permit) You are requested by law to declare your change of add...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2021 at 10:32 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 int...
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019 at 11:04 AM
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
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 hou...
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019 at 11:07 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 logé...
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019 at 11:10 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 is ...
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019 at 11:26 AM