OFII : Turning my entry visa into a residence permit in France

Office français de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration Once you have arrived in France with a student visa, you must proceed with this French governmental body in order to convert your visa into a student residence permit. You must proceed within the first three months of your arrival in France.

What is OFII? Qu'est-ce que l'OFII?
It stands for Office Français de l'Immigration et de l'Intégration . Once you have arrived in France with a student visa, you must proceed with ...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 11:12 AM
OFII or not OFII? Quel visa oblige à déposer un dossier auprès de l’OFII ?
If you were granted a long stay student visa “CESEDA R 311-3 6° autorisé travail limite 60% durée légale”, you must go through the OFII and should drop you...
Tue, 29 May, 2018 at 12:21 PM
What are the requested documents for the OFII file ? Quels documents dois-je fournir pour mon dossier OFII ?
You should provide all the following documents as soon as you arrive : - The OFII form which you were given by the French consulate or Embassy together wi...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 11:22 AM
What kind of residence proof is accepted? Quel justificatif de domicile est accepté?
- An ALEGESSEC housing attestation (attestation « est logé ») if you are housed in one of the ESSEC student residences - A housing insurance attestation...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 1:18 PM
Can I travel abroad before I get the OFII stamp in my passport? Puis-je voyager hors de France avant d’obtenir le tampon OFII dans mon passeport ?
Yes, if you are holder of a long stay student visa, you can travel abroad within the first three months after your arrival in France.  That’s the de...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 1:29 PM
OFII appointment scheduled at classtime / Rendez-vous OFII prévu pendant un cours
You are required by French law to go through the OFII procedure. Thus, your OFII appointment is a priority. You must inform your professor and program ...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 1:30 PM
« Visa mineur, minor visa » / OFII ?
Minors are exempted from OFII. The “visa mineur” holder thus has nothing to do with the OFII until his visa expires (even after he turns 18).   ...
Mon, 3 Sep, 2018 at 3:06 PM