Turning my entry visa into a residence permit in France : OFII / online validation platform

Once you have arrived in France with a student visa, you must proceed with this validation through a government online platform 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 . Even if your consulate provided you an OFII form together with your visa, the...
Jeu, 24 Sept., 2020 à 3:14 H
Must my visa be validated to make a residence permit? How is this done? Quel visa doit être converti en titre de séjour ? Comment faire? /
If you were granted a long stay student visa or your visa has the mention E1 VLSTS VALIDER EN LIGNE  , you must apply on the online government platform and...
Lun, 12 Févr., 2024 à 10:32 H
What are the requested documents for the visa validation ? Quels documents dois-je fournir pour la validation de mon visa ?
In order to apply on the dedicated online government platform  (https://administration-etrangers-en-france.interieur.gouv.fr/particuliers/#/ ),  you will...
Jeu, 24 Sept., 2020 à 3:15 H
Can I travel abroad before I validate my visa on the online platform? Puis-je voyager hors de France avant de valider mon visa sur la plateforme en ligne?
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 deadline...
Lun, 25 Nov., 2019 à 9:42 H
[Visa][Mineur/Minor]« Visa mineur, minor visa » / validation de visa, Visa validation - OFII ?
Minors are exempted from OFII.  The “visa mineur” holder thus cannot validate his visa on the government validation platform until his/her visa ...
Lun, 18 Déc., 2023 à 5:34 H